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2012 | 2011

2 items from 2012


The Serious Unserious Pleasures of R. Kelly's Continuing Musical Saga 'Trapped in the Closet'

23 November 2012 9:43 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

After a five-year break, tonight sees the return of "Trapped in the Closet," singer-songwriter R. Kelly's self-described "hip hopera" following the dramas of a group of urbanites connected by sex, lies and phone calls. The next installment, better known as Chapters 23 through 33, premieres Friday, November 23  at 9pm on IFC and will be followed by a release online at IFC.com, a chapter each day. What started as an all-sung object of bemusement when introduced on Kelly's "Tp.3 Reloaded" album has grown into a formidable (if still totally strange) creation -- at this point, i's not a question of whether "Trapped in the Closet" is a self-aware parody of serialized storytelling, but that it's one of the most entertaining modern soap operas in the last seven years. The episodic opera started with the morning after a one-night stand between Sylvester (Kelly, who plays several roles) and Cathy (LeShay Tomlinson), one. »

- John Lichman

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The Serious Unserious Pleasures of R. Kelly's Continuing Musical Saga 'Trapped in the Closet'

23 November 2012 9:43 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After a five-year break, tonight sees the return of "Trapped in the Closet," singer-songwriter R. Kelly's self-described "hip hopera" following the dramas of a group of urbanites connected by sex, lies and phone calls. The next installment, better known as Chapters 23 through 33, premieres Friday, November 23  at 9pm on IFC and will be followed by a release online at IFC.com, a chapter each day. What started as an all-sung object of bemusement when introduced on Kelly's "Tp.3 Reloaded" album has grown into a formidable (if still totally strange) creation -- at this point, i's not a question of whether "Trapped in the Closet" is a self-aware parody of serialized storytelling, but that it's one of the most entertaining modern soap operas in the last seven years. The episodic opera started with the morning after a one-night stand between Sylvester (Kelly, who plays several roles) and Cathy (LeShay Tomlinson), one. »

- John Lichman

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