Picks and Pans Review: Mary J. Blige: My Life Goes On!

updated 04/25/2011 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/25/2011 AT 01:00 AM EDT

MJB's 1994 masterpiece is still the holy grail of hip-hop soul. That's why I got goose bumps when I heard that Blige was releasing My Life II, The Journey Continues on Sept. 20. "Someone to Love Me (Naked)," the revealing first single featuring Lil Wayne and My Life producer Diddy, has me counting the days.

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