R. Kelly “Trapped In The Closet (Chapter 22)” Lyrics

“Trapped In The Closet (Chapter 22)”
(from “Trapped In The Closet: Chapters 13–22” soundtrack)

“Hello Saint you reached O’dell and Murner, leave yo name and number
We’ll get back to ya, and oh yeah God bless”
[Rosie:] “Randolph I told you to shut the hell up!”
“Fuck you!”
“Murner, this is Rosie, call me back I gotta tell ya sumthin about the pastor”
“Ole big mouth ass woman!”
“Shut up!”
“I shoulda never told yo ass that shit!”
“Randolph shut up!”

And now the rumour

[Gwendolyn:] “Hello, Cathy?”
“Gwendolyn, how ya doing girl?”
“Have you heard anything about this package?”
“What package girl tell me what’cha talkin bout?”
“Rufus, Rufus your husband the package, I overheard that he got the package”
“Where you hear that from?”
“I ain’t try’na say no names but I heard it through the grapevine…”

[Rosie:] “Yeah that’s right the package Murner! I can’t believe he got the package Murner!”
“Rosie are you sure about this?”
“Well tell me who told you this”
“I told her ass”
“Randolph get off the damn line!”
“Don’t chu tell me to get off the line”
“Just get off the line–”

[Sylvester:] “Speak on it”
“Hey baby, what’s good?”
“We gotta talk”
“Baby lemme call you back in ten minutes”
“No Sylvester we gotta talk right now!”
“Okay, okay, what’s going on?”
“Have you heard about this package?”
“Now Gwendolyn baby I know what’chu thinking that wasn’t no drug deal that was just—”
“I’m not talking about that kind of package; I’m talking about the pastor”
“The pastor?–”
“Now listen to me–”

“Sylvester this is Cathy I’m try’na get in touch with’chu
When you get a chance call me back, it’s very important, here’s my new number–”

[Sylvester:] “Gwen baby listen just calm down, I’m on my way.” (switches call) “Hello?”
“Hello Sylvester”
“Cathy what the hell is going on, and what’s up with this rumor I’m hearing about some fuckin’ package?”
“Na, na just calm down, I’m try’na figure it out myself, but I haven’t talked to Rufus”
“Yeah, yeah well you better call me as soon as you hear something else” (hangs up phone)

[Officer:] “Chicago Police Department”
“Hello this is Gwendolyn for Sergeant James”
“Hold on. James, you got a Gwendolyn on line 2”
“Gwen, yesterday you said we were through”
“Yeah we are, but I think there is something that I oughta tell you”
“Yeah what is that?”
“I got a friend named Cathy, who slept with Sylvester, now Cathy got a husband; he’s a pastor, slept with a guy name Chuck”
“What the fuck?–”

[Sylvester:] “Yeah what up Twan?”
“Sylvester I heard on the radio about this muhfuckin’ pastor and tombout he got the package!”
“I know”
“Man I will bust a cap—”
“Calm yo ass down nigga this is a pastor we talking about and besides nigga you ain’t even got no gun
Now call me back”

[Lady:] “Dixie’s.” “I said Dixie’s”
“This is Bridget, and I would like to speak to Big Man”
“Just hold on honey. The hell is wrong with her? Big Man! Big Man! Telephone!”
[Big Man:]
“Who is it?”
“Some hussy”
“Big Man”
“Bridget is that you?
“Yes… I got sumthin to tell you”
“Well… it’s hard to explain”
“Bridget talk to me”
“It’s hard to explain–”

[Pimp Lucus:]
“Yeah Bishop Craig I tell a ho like this ‘I don’t need’cha bitch I’ll let the welfare feed’cha
Ya understand what I’m sa-sa-sa-sa-sa-sa saying
Hold on Pimp got a ph-ph-ph, phone ca-ca-call
Hello… Hey b-bitch… who when and where got what?!
The p-p-package? The p-p-package? The p-p-package? The p-p-package?”

“The p-p-package?”
“The pastor?”
“What the fuck?”
“Just get off the line!”
“Listen to me…”
“Here’s my new number…”
“Talk to me…”
“It’s hard to explain…”