One of Mary J. Blige‘s mid-90’s signature singles was My Life, the stand out title track from her acclaimed second studio album. Believe it or not, but 17 years later - oh, how time flies - the woozy, heavyhearted R&B cut serves as inspiration for rapper Nard Dinero‘s newest song release. On the Charlotte, North Carolina emcee’s My Life, producer Mr. Incredible pairs the Grammy award-winning artist’s vocals with various drum kicks for a super lax production. That is, however, where any similarities between the two songs of the same title end. Instead, Dinero boasts on the various occurrences in his day-to-day life, which include everything from getting high with his girl and skipping class to taking part in a little “extracurricular activity.” I seriously doubt that Mary would approve. My Life will be featured on the DJBooth newcomer’s Value Of Dinero project, which is due out this fall.
Written by Danielle H. on 08/10/12
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