Leave You

Album: Kandi Koated (2010)
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Songfacts®:

  • This is a single from Kandi Koated, the second solo studio album by American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer Kandi Burruss. She is also a former member of the Atlanta group Xscape.
  • Kandi told Essence about the song: "Working on this album, I knew I wanted to get back in the studio with Jazze Pha, a long-term friend and great producer. He and the two co-writers of the song are very talented people who I feel really understand me as an artist.

    I went into the session wanting to record a real R&B song that took you back to my Xscape days. We were known for songs that felt good, had a great groove to them, and displayed strong vocals and hard hitting production. 'Leave You' - in my opinion - is my 2010 version of that.

    The song was not about a specific situation of mine but more my desire to create that record everyone can relate to. If someone is not doing the things they did to get you when they have you - it is time to take that walk and leave!"

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