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This week Grammy Award-winning producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins stirred up a bit of interest surrounding his upcoming 20-year anniversary in the music industry next year.
In an interview with Hits Daily Double, Jerkins revealed his plans to produce a covers album featuring the likes of Sam Smith and his rendition of Whitney Houston’s “It’s Not Right It’s Okay” and pairing Ariana Grande and Jessie J. to record a new version of Brandy and Monica’s classic 1998 single “The Boy Is Mine.”
And while Jerkins’ idea to revamp the notable hit, which garnered a Grammy win in 1999 for Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal , may seem like a no-brainer to some, others are quoting a portion of the track’s famous chorus, “you need to give it up!”
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