Not even a year since the release of his last studio album, R. Kelly is plotting a summer release for his next project, "12 Play: Fourth Quarter." Kelly made the announcement during his newly released remix of Mariah Carey's hit, "Touch My Body."
According to Jive, "12 Play" is being penciled in for a summer release. The first single from the album, "Hair Braider," is the top debut this week at No. 59 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. A video was shot in Chicago last month by director Malcolm Jones.
"12 Play" will be the follow-up to 2007's "Double Up," which has sold 935,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.