Music: R. Kelly – ‘I Admit’

R. Kelly has recently been in the news for sexual relations with underage women, alleged sex cult accusations and more. The R&B veteran is now breaking his silence in a new 19-minute song titled ‘I Admit’ and no, he doesn’t admit to the allegations. Instead, Kelly takes the opportunity to address his infidelity, music being taken off Spotify and more. Take a listen and stream the new track below.

(excerpts from ‘I Admit’…)

[Verse 5]
I admit, I admit, I’m a freak (freak)
Used to go to strip clubs every week
But who these niggas tryna say I am?
Man I’m loud and I put that on chief
I admit I fuck with all the ladies (ladies)
That’s both older and young ladies (yeah)
But tell me how they call it pedophile because of that
Shit, that’s crazy (crazy)
You may have your opinions (opinions)
Entitled to your opinions (opinions)
But really, am I supposed to go to jail or lose my career because of your opinion?
Yeah, go ahead and stone me (stone me)
Point your finger at me (yeah, yeah)
Turn the world against me (against me)
But only God can mute me (mute me)

I did that Bump and Grind, I did that 12 Play
I did that Fed Up, I changed the damn game
So I deserve me a fair play (fair)
So put some respect on my damn name
Now Wendy Williams mad with me?
But I ain’t never offered her no drink (no drink)
But I admit that she asked me, can I get a little Hennessy? (yeah)
We both turned off our phones (our phones)
We drinked, I smoked, we talked (we talked)
And I admit that I told it all (it all)
From my good points to my faults (faults)
She said, “What about Aaliyah?”
I said “love”
She said, “What about the tape?”
I said “hush”
I said my lawyer said “don’t say noth'”
But I can tell you I’ve been set up (up)

[Verse 6]
I admit it, I love Steve Harvey
John Legend, and Tom Joyner
They’re doing good in their lives right now
Why would they wanna tear down another brother (tear down)
Women show black men some love (yeah)
‘Cause black men, we go through enough (oh)
How can we get up off the ground
When we steady tearin’ each other down (how, oh)
I admit that the devil is busy (busy)
Had some people beside me ain’t with me (with me)
I admit that I’m gon’ do this music up
Until the Lord come and get me (real talk)
Now, I admit a family member touched me (touched me, touched me, touched me)
From a child to the age 14 (yeah)
While I laid asleep, took my virginity (sleep, gini’)
So scared to say something, so I just put the blame on me
Now here I am, and I’m tryin’ my best to be honest (honest)
‘Cause the sources out there tryna keep me from bein’ the artist
I admit I’m at rock bottom (oh, oh)

Spotify, took me off they playlist (playlist)
I admit that I, been underrated (rated)
I’m not convicted (nope), not arrested (no)
But dragged my name in the dirt (yeah, yeah)
All this work to be successful (yeah, oh)
When you abandon me ’cause of what you heard (yeah, heard)
I admit I am not perfect (perfect)
I never said I was perfect (perfect)
Say I’m abusing these women (what?)
What the fuck that’s some absurd shit (what?)
They’re brainwashed, really? (really)
Kidnapped, really? (really)
Can’t eat, really? (really)
Real talk, that shit sound silly (yeah)
And if you really, really wanna know (know)
Her father dropped her off at my show (show)
And told this boy to put her on the stage (yeah)
I admit that she was over age (age)
I admit that I was feelin’ her and I admit that she was feelin’ me (she was feelin’ me)
I admit that that’s just some shit that come with being a celebrity (celebrity)

Now I’m only saying all this shit
‘Cause how they tryna play me, yeah (yeah, oh)
I admit that this is no disrespect to the parents (no disrespect)
But this is my advice to you ’cause I’m also a parent (parent)
Don’t push your daughter in my face (my face)
And tell me that it’s okay (okay)
‘Cause your agenda is to get paid (yeah)
And get mad when it don’t go your way ( go way)

[Verse 7]
What’s the definition of a cult?
Whats the definition of a sex slave?
Go to the dictionary, look it up
Let me know, I’ll be here waiting
Now I admit that I got some girls that love me to pull they hair (they hair)
Now I admit that they love me to talk dirty when I pull they hair (they hair)
Some like me to spank ’em and
Some like to give brain and
What some of these girls want is too much for the radio station
Look I’m just a man y’all (man y’all)
Not a monster or beast (no, no)
But I admit there are times when these girls so fine out here, that a nigga fall weak (oh, fall weak)