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R. Kelly Readies 'White Panties', Talks Possible Collaboration Album With Mary J. Blige

March 4, 2014 (4:11 am) GMT
In addition to working on the sequel to 2013's 'Black Panties', Kelly is planning to make a full album with Blige who's joining him on the upcoming 'King and Queen' tour.

Just a few months after releasing "", already has a plan to drop a follow-up album. The singer made the revelation about the new record during an interview with V Magazine, which is on newsstands now.

"It's called White Panties," Kelly announced the title of the sequel to "Black Panties", which peaked at No. 4 on Billboard 200 following its arrival in December. "And you can expect a whole other level," he added.

In the interview, Kelly also talked about why he wanted to work with artists like and . "When I'm in the studio, I let my music and my lyrics do a kind of casting call," he explained.

"My music feels like a movie to me. I can hear in my head who should be on the song, and then I make a call. With 2 Chainz and Future, these guys respect my music and I respect what they do, so it's just like a hand going into a glove," he continued.

He went on talking about possible collaboration with , who is joining him on the upcoming "King & Queen" tour. "I'm in the studio right now working on a song for me and Mary. I'm even looking forward to proposing that we do a whole album together. But this is the first I've mentioned it. The 'King & Queen' album," he said.

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