Ludacris Addresses Backlash Over R. Kelly Lyric

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Ludacris has spoken out following the backlash of an R. Kelly lyric fans heard when he debuted a new Timbaland track during Saturday's Verzuz battle against Nelly.

In new track "Silence of the Lambs," Luda raps:

"The world crazy, n*ggas pouring drinks like Cliff Huxtable/ I love R. Kelly, but around my daughters, I am not comfortable."

Speaking to Big Tigger he said, "Sometimes when you speak on records, you speakin' like it's just me and you having a conversation as friends. But, you just speaking and just being honest. I saw that a lot of people kind of misconstrued or didn't really understand what it was that I was saying."

When asked to clarify he said, "I love his music and what he brought to the table, but I'm a father of daughters and [he's] not going to be around my daughters."

A fair assessment considering the charges against Kelly.