Female powerhouses Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil Kim, Mya and Missy Elliott came together for a Y2K spin on the 1974 LaBelle classic.
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With a PhD in emotional honesty, she keeps it street and soulful. The best Mary J Blige songs show why the singer remains a unique force in R&B.
Hip-Hop opened a can of concrete honesty and emotional turmoil with gritty soundscapes that at times felt like a Martin Scorcese movie filmed in the ghetto.