I still feel that she is under-recognized given all the things that she has achieved.” As evidenced by lead single “2 Bad Habits” (which jumps 29-23 on Adult R&B Songs this week), the Stone soul singer that fans loved on 1999 debut album is back in full force.
Rounding out the introspective album’s tight, 10-track lineup about life and life are such additional standouts as “Begin Again” featuring Dave Hollister, “Magnet,” “Quits” and “Forget About Me.” The latter track is a particular Stone favorite as it symbolizes a key question she struggled with.
“I wanted to quit,” says Stone, "because I was tired of the repetitive cadence of being an artist; of having to prove yourself over and over again.
The aim, states Shanachie general manager Randall Grass, was to “truly tell ‘the Angie Stone story’ to its fullest.
Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown; December 18, 1961) is an American recording artist, producer, and actress.
She rose to fame in the late 1970s as member of the hip hop trio The Sequence.
Diamond Stone is reported to have punched her mother in the face during the quarrel, while her two front teeth were knocked out when 53-year-old Angie struck her with a metal stand.
reported that Diamond’s teeth were already rotting before the incident.