Many artists have inserted their voices into this debate with a firm “YES” by writing these sex-themed songs, but they’re so bad that they made me think sex music just might not even be worth it.
In an era of bitter partisan strife, it’s easy to become disillusioned with the political process. But just last month, a petition arose so ingenious, so emblematic of the uniquely American tradition of leadership and innovation, that it single-handedly restored my faith in democracy.
If it hasn’t been said, it needs to be said: R. Kelly is the greatest sex-song artist of our generation. In the past two decades, no musician has pushed the limits of sex-song etiquette more than Kells. He sings about the sinful. He tunes on the taboo. He belts out the business. If you ever need some music to smush to, press play on this R. Kelly playlist, and you’ll see exactly what I’m talking about.