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Well, that sounds a little backwards.

Trey Songz might have denied that there’s a beef between him and R. Kelly — whom he’s regularly criticized in song and interviews — but that doesn’t mean they share a friendly relationship.

In the upcoming April/May issue of Vibe (Trey Songz Gets Wet On Cover Of VIBE), Songz again talks about Kelly, accusing him of jacking R&B singer Aaron Hall’s style. Songz even admits he’s done the same with Kelly.

“People say, ‘Well, I hear a lot of R. Kelly in your music.’ So what? R. Kelly took Aaron Hall’s whole style. Two albums straight….You can say what you want about me.”

The Virginia native lashed out against Kelly on a mixtape for his use of Auto-Tune, claiming he was chasing trends instead of paving the way.


“Trey Songz coming / Where Kelly at? / Why be indirect? / I think he feelin that / He got the game sold, so he layin’ back / Chillin, that’s not a fact, T-pain copycat / Who you got around you? / Them people tried to drown you / They put that Auto-Tune on you / Homies should have clowned you / Kelz you the King / but you trying to be the Dream.”

Since then, Songz has been vocal with his disdain for Kelly. Kelly struck back in an interview, saying the younger singer should “be very careful.”

R. Kelly On Trey Songz: “Elephants Don’t Swat Flies”

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