REMIX TO IMAGINATION (mashup of The Temptations & R. Kelly)

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From article by Clarisse Loughrey for

"Kelly wrote the main basis of 'Ignition (Remix)', specifically the lyrics "It's the remix to 'Ignition'/ hot and fresh out the kitchen", a whole five or so years before he wrote 'Ignition'. The lines were temporarily shelved, as Kelly didn't particularly think they were any good; potentially because "remix to 'Ignition'" was an entirely meaningless phrase at that point.

To break that little factoid down: R. Kelly wrote lyrics identifying the remix to a song which would not exist on this planet for another five years.

Though he admits it's "ass-backwards", when asked how exactly he managed to write remixed lyrics to a song he hadn't created yet, all he could do was say, "You tell me.""


from Not So Secret Pre​-​Releases​.​.​., track released January 14, 2017
*We do not own the rights to the songs used to arrange this mashup.
Arrangement by Julie DiOrio
Performed by The Dirty Dottys
Recorded & mixed at Bridge Stage & Sound/ Rocking Horse Studio
Mixed at New Alliance East

"Just My Imagination" written by Norman Whitfield Barrett Strong
Performed by The Temptations
Recorded at Golden World Records, 1970
Released 1971

"Ignition (Remix)"written/produced by Robert Kelly
Performed by R. Kelly
Jive Records
Released 2002



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