Stop what you're doing, take a deep breath, and absorb this news: R. Kelly a.k.a. The King a.k.a. Kelz a.k.a. the Poet Laureate of the People, will be one of the headliners at this year's Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park.
The three-day festival announced its other two headliners today, including Bjork and Belle and Sebastian, but the real news here is that Chicago's prodigal son will be bumping and grinding onstage in Union Park this summer. It's the freakin' weekend indeed.
Pitchfork will be July 19-21 of this year. Buy your tickets here. You know you want need to.Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page.