R&B legend and controversial hip-hopera magnate R Kelly sells an unusually close-to-the-bone rags-to-riches tale in 'My Story', forthcoming on his 12th album, Black Panties. It's really called that.

Among the boasts, there's a truthfulness he's not usually famed for - could he be getting more likeable?

After the cherry pie storyline in Trapped In The Closet his reputation seemed beyond repair. The bare bones sound of that guitar loop might be changing that.

Listen to 'My Story' (feat. 2 Chainz) below.