R. Kelly Just Shared A Jaw-Dropping Secret About The Remix To 'Ignition'

MASHANTUCKET, CT - JULY 19:  R. Kelly performs at Foxwoods Resort Casino on July 19, 2015 in Mashantucket, Connecticut.  (Photo by Dexter A. Jones/Getty Images)

R. Kelly Just Shared A Jaw-Dropping Secret About The Remix To 'Ignition'

Surprise, surprise.

Published February 26, 2018

R. Kelly’s Chocolate Factory lead single, “Ignition (Remix),” reigned supreme as a certified banger in the early 2000s, earning him a No. 2 placement on the Billboard Hot 100 for five consecutive weeks and a spot on Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest songs of all time.

Along with the intro, verses and hooks, you’d think fans had grasped just about everything there is to know about the 2002 smash hit. What they didn’t know was that the remix actually preceded the original “Ignition” track, which Kelly just revealed 16 years later via Twitter.

  1. The Chicago-bred crooner gave us an early #ThrowbackThursday with a fun fact that the “Ignition” original was actually created after the more popular remixed version...
  2. Much to the satisfaction of fans, who naturally assumed otherwise…

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Dexter A. Jones/Getty Images)

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