The Diary of Me

Book - 2011
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Through the iconic anthem 'I Believe I Can Fly' and such R&B mega-hits as 'Bump and Grind' and 'Ignition', R. Kelly has proven himself to be one of the greatest musical talents of his generation. Yet his rollercoaster ride to the top has been as perilous as it has been exhilarating. With Soulacoaster , Kelly shares his life story through episodic tales and exclusive colour photographs.

From the crippling learning disorder that rendered him unable to read or write, to the teacher-mentor who prophesised that his destiny was in music, not basketball, we follow his evolution from Chicago street performer to struggling LA musician and beyond. Kelly reveals his hard-won ascent to superstardom and his battle to move forward after legal and personal ordeals that nearly ruined his life. Now back at the top, Kelly recounts the journey that has taken him to new heights of maturity and artistry. Part memoir, part keepsake, Soulacoaster unlocks the door to R. Kelly's story as only he can tell it, promising his fans an intimate and unforgettable ride.

Publisher: New York, NY : SmileyBooks, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781401928353
Branch Call Number: 782.421643 K298a 2011
Characteristics: 377 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Ritz, David
Alternative Title: Diary of me
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Jun 06, 2016

Is there a chapter on his sex crimes?

Aug 29, 2015

I learned a lot about R. Kelly's life in this book, his trials, tribulations and joys. This will take you back to the times you first heard his music. It also shines the light on the plight of many urban youth. I was disappointed he did not bring up the rumors surrounding him Aaliyah at all.


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