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Prince Markie Dee of The Fat Boys co-wrote the Mary J. Blige hit "Real Love."
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When Adele needed to cry during the filming of the video for "Hello" she played Labrinth's 2014 single "Jealous." "You could play it at my kid's birthday and I'd burst into tears," she said.
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