R. Kelly Airs It Out With Tigger, Compares Feud To Pac & B.I.G.

Big Tigger will air it out with R. Kelly in an exclusive interview to discuss the demise of the “Best of Both Worlds Tour” featuring Kelly and multi-platinum rapper Jay-Z.The special interview will be broadcast on “Live in the Den with Big Tigger,” the personalities nationally syndicate radio show.The interview will air tonight (November 4) at 7 p.m. EST.In the hour long interview, Kelly renders his side of the story regarding disputes over lighting and sets, the $75 million lawsuit against Jay-Z, and the now infamous pepper spray incident at Madison Square Garden, which Kelly claims was intentional.The R&B superstar will also address the current state of his relationship with Jay-Z, drawing comparisons to the notorious beef between Biggie and Tupac— a feud that ended with the fatal murders of the two rap legends.“We’re both too powerful to take it that way,” said Kelly. “The last time two people got on a mic and went at each other like that, was Tupac and Biggie. I’m not [looking] to do that. If there’s going to be any slashing and straight putting people out there like that, it’s going to be one sided.”Premiere Radio Network and Street Corner Media will broadcast the special to stations nationwide.”Live in the Den with Big Tigger,” a weekly two hour radio program featuring a countdown of hit songs, celebrity interviews and entertainment news, is nationally syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks.Meanwhile Kelly’s rival announced that the full tour would continue without R. Kelly.The “Jay-Z & Friends Tour will plow through the 15 remaining dates of the tour.Dates are as followed:Fri 11/05/04 Miami, FL American Airlines ArenaSat 11/06/04 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times ForumSun 11/07/04 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Mem. ArenaThu 11/11/04 Atlanta, GA Philips ArenaFri 11/12/04 Raleigh, NC RBC CenterSat 11/13/04 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia CenterSun 11/14/04 Boston, MA FleetCenterWed 11/17/04 Hampton, VA Hampton ColiseumFri 11/19/04 Indianapolis, IN Conseco FieldhouseSat 11/20/04 Detroit, MI Joe Louis ArenaTue 11/23/04 Anaheim, CA Arrowhead PondWed 11/24/04 Los Angeles, CA Staples CenterThu 11/25/04 Oakland, CA Oakland ArenaFri 11/26/04 Sacramento, CA ARCO ArenaSat 11/27/04 Las Vegas, NV Thomas & Mack Center

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