R. Kelly's 'Black Panties' Gets Pushed Back

Some last minute tweaking delayed the R&B singer's 12th studio album

R. Kelly performs in Chicago.
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October 16, 2013 9:15 PM ET

R. Kelly's upcoming 12th studio album, Black Panties, has been pushed back a month. It will now arrive on December 10th on RCA Records. As previously reported, the album was due November 11th but last minute tweaks in the mastering process has led to the new date, a representative for the singer confirmed to Rolling Stone.

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While the tracklist has yet to be confirmed, Kelly released the first single "My Story" this past summer, an autobiographical, rags-to-riches song that features 2 Chainz. He's also confirmed to appear on Lady Gaga's new album ARTPOP on a track called "Do What U Want." The pop star tweeted earlier this week that "he sounds incredible."


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