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R. Kelly's 'Sex Dolphin' Gets Remixed

Canadian DJ Ango sets Kelly's 'Rolling Stone' songs to beats

R. Kelly performs in Los Angeles.
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November 21, 2013 12:15 PM ET

When R. Kelly stopped by the Rolling Stone office last week, he made some salaciously sexy songs out of improbable subjects like an Italian hero sandwich and, well, a dolphin. "I know how to put it into a melody and make it comical, but sexual at the same time," the R&B star said in an interview for the next issue of the magazine. "With my gift, I can pretty much write a song out of anything."

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The most popular of Kelly's new tracks – none of which are slated to appear on Kellz's forthcoming Black Panties – was "Sex Dolphin." In our interview, Kelly said, "If I had a track, if I was in the studio, man, I'd blow your mind with it." Now Canadian DJ Ango has added some tender, romantic backing music to the Rolling Stone-exclusive songs. Check out what he did with "Sex Dolphin," "Italian Hero Sandwich of Love" and "Ice Hockey" below.

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