A man in a tuxedo standing in front of microphones.

At 8 p.m. on July 29, Pier Six Pavilion will be the place to be in Baltimore for fans of Robert Sylvester Kelly, otherwise known as R. Kelly. A Chicago native, R. Kelly rose to fame during the ‘90s, gaining popularity for his seductive combination of R&B, hip hop and soul. His career launched in 1989 when he competed the aptly named talent TV show Big Break, ultimately winning the competition (and $100,000). The first of R. Kelly’s 12 solo albums was released in 1993; with it came his first big hit, “Bump N’ Grind,” which topped the Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart. Since then,Read More →