- R.Kelly last posted on his Instagram page in 2020 but took to the social media platform on 8 January to celebrate his birthday
- The 54-year-old honoured the day through a poignant post that quoted a verse from his 2011 song Shut Up
- Part of the lyrics said a tsunami of rumours ruined his budding career in music but he then thanked God for granting him life and another year
Embattled RnB singer R.Kelly might not be a free man but he's still throwing shade as though he is one.
The musician, who is has been implicated in a multiple sex crime charges, decided to celebrate his 54th birthday by sharing a song from prison.
R.Kelly managed to get access to his social media page and chose to post a blast from the past in the form of his song Shut Up which was released back in 2011.
Basically, the verse the musician shared hinted at the idea that what had ruined his career was a myriad of rumours rather than legal charges brought against him through multiple allegations of assorted sexual crimes.
Part of the touching Instagram post read:
“After 22 years of a blessed career. Had me lying in my hospital bed crying mad tears. But just as I have many people hating me, had so many people loving me”
The 54-year-old then went ahead to thank God for his life in the caption to the post.
The last time the convicted singer had access to his Instagram page was on his last birthday back in 2020.
Briefly.co.za previously shared the report that R. Kelly's attorneys claimed the singer was attacked in his jail cell by a fellow inmate.
The celebrity's powerful legal team called for the release of their high-profile client. According to the legal team, the singer was on his bed in his cell at Chicago's Metropolitan Correctional Center when another inmate just suddenly assaulted him.
One of the attorneys, Doug Anton, said the singer was punched and hit repeatedly. Anton added guards at the facility stopped the attack almost immediately when they realised that it was going down.
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