1. For this new collection, Kelly even reaches deep inside for his inner Smokey Robinson on pop-soul songs such as “Fool For You.” In theory, Kelly’s updating of classic soul arrives at the right moment, in line with sounds from singers such as Anthony Hamilton and Raphael Saadiq. But while early reviews of Write Me Back have called this album tepid or even timid, I hear the sound of a man seeking strength and inspiration in musical forms…  

     Ken Tucker reviews R. Kelly’s new album, Write Me Back         

  2. Ken Tucker

    R. Kelly