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Album: The Light of the Sun (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • The second single by American soul and R&B singer-songwriter Jill Scott, from her fourth studio album, The Light Of the Sun features the singer's fellow Philadelphia natives, rapper Eve and vocal group The A Group. The song was released as a single on June 1, 2011.
  • JR Hutson, whose father Leroy Hutson is the son of former singer of R&B vocal group The Impressions, produced the song. Scott first worked with Hutson on her previous album The Real Thing.
  • The Devin Hampton-directed video was shot in the Cecil B. Moore Recreation Center in Philadelphia. Scott spent many of her summers there as a youngster. As well as Eve and The A Group, other Philadelphia natives also in attendance include the lead MC of The Roots, Black Thought.

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