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R. Kelly makes defiant public appearance

(CNN)On a night he was facing a protest in his hometown of Chicago, singer R. Kelly appeared to be partying at a local club, where he proclaimed he's not concerned with the controversy brewing around him.Videos of a man who appears to be the singer were posted on social media late Wednesday into Thursday from the club V75 Chicago.In the videos, the man wears dark shades and a baseball cap while he partially sings one of Kelly's hit songs, "Bump N' Grind."He also tells the cheering crowd that it's his birthday and "I don't give a f*** what's going on tonight. ..."CNN has reached out to reps for the singer to confirm that the man in the video is Kelly, whose birthday is January 8. The singer has been in the midst of a firestorm in the wake o ...