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R. Kelly answers your burning questions about yodeling

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"Brilliant R&B singer/crazy person" R. Kelly (to quote Aziz Ansari's new disc) has taken to Twitter to answer fans' questions about his jam "Echo" via poorly synched web video—specifically, what's the deal with the yodeling? Apparently R&B fans aren't too familiar with ancient style of communication, so Kels advises them not to get too "deep embedded" in the meaning of the song. "Yodeling is something you can do just to have fun," he says. If fans are still concerned, he says, "Just appreciate the metaphors, man, you know? It'll be a'ight, bra." (Kels is a secret fratboy?)

The full video is below.