Chance The Rapper said that he regrets working with R. Kelly in an upcoming episode of Lifetime’s six-part series Surviving R. Kelly.
In an interview with critic Jamilah Lemieux, Chance copped to not considering the stories of Kelly’s accusers before working with Kells on his 2015 track “Somewhere In Paradise.”
“Making a song with R. Kelly was a mistake. I didn’t value the accusers’ stories because they were black women,” he said. “I made a mistake.”
Chance even brought Kelly out as a special guest during his 2014 appearance at Lollapalooza.
Rolling Stone points out that it’s unclear whether the clip was filmed for the series or if it is unearthed, archival footage. Chance has changed his tune about R. Kelly since working with him and performing with him. His appearance in the documentary marks him as one of only a handful of A-listers who appear in the documentary.
Producer dream hampton said that JAY-Z, Lil Kim, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu and Questlove all declined to appear in the documentary.