For those unfamiliar, Lee Scratch Perry, AKA Rainford Hugh Perry, is a Rastafarian dub reggae pioneer from Kendal, Jamaica. He's one of the country's most important musical icons, active since 1958, and his influence extends far beyond it.
R. Kelly has seen his share of controversy. After several accusations of sexual relations with minors (as well as a couple of lawsuits), Kells has been subject to a lot of media scrutiny. In a recent interview with the Guardian, the singer spoke about another controversial figure in the R&B world-- Chris Brown.