I Don't Care

Album: The Love & War MasterPeace (2010)
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  • This is a track from American neo-soul singer songwriter Raheem DeVaughn's third studio album, The Love & War MasterPeace. He explained to Artist Direct that this Ne-Yo penned song is one of the very few numbers he's recorded that he didn't write himself. "That record is actually the only song on the album that I didn't write or co-write. I'm big on self-expression, so I've written or arranged 99.9 percent of what I've released throughout my career. I'm always making sure the track is right. However, 'I Don't Care' was a record that was done already. It's one of three in my career like that. Sometimes, as an artist you have to know how to humble yourself and step outside of yourself. You say, 'Alright, there's something I'm looking for and I might not be able to create it.' I put out so much energy in the stuff that I know that I can do. This is a tempo record, but it doesn't feel like it's not me, per se. The message isn't crazy, and I didn't second-think it. Ne-Yo wrote this record. As a fan of his, this was a great opportunity to try a different lane. I feel like I definitely made the record mine."

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