R. Kelly Concluding 'Closet' On DVD
R. Kelly's multi-faceted musical drama "Trapped in the Closet" will be revealed in full on the DVD "Trapped in the Closet Chapters 1-12." The film is due Nov. 1 via Jive and tacks on seven new chapterR. Kelly's multi-faceted musical drama "Trapped in the Closet" will be revealed in full on the DVD "Trapped in the Closet Chapters 1-12." The film is due Nov. 1 via Jive and tacks on seven new chapters to the saga, the first five of which were released on Kelly's latest Jive album, "TP3: Reloaded."
The DVD will also include a documentary about the ever-evolving song plus Kelly's running commentary and behind-the-scenes clips.
The sixth chapter of "Trapped in the Closet" is expected to hit U.S. radio outlets within the next 10 days, according to a spokesperson. Plans to make the song available from digital download retailers have not yet been finalized.
Although some radio stations have played all the chapters of "Trapped in the Closet" back to back, only the first portion of the song reached the charts. That cut peaked at No. 5 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and No. 22 on the Hot 100.
Interest in "Trapped in the Closet" has no doubt spurred sales of "TP3: Reloaded," which has moved 984,000 copies since its late July release.
Meanwhile, Jive has set a Nov. 15 release date for "Remix City Vol. 1," which rounds up 12 alternate versions of such Kelly hits as "Bump N' Grind," "Ignition," "Step in the Name of Love" and "Feelin' on Yo Booty" with YoungBloodz, the latter of which is previously unreleased.