Seventeen years after issuing sophomore album "My Life," Mary J. Blige  will offer a sequel to her breakthrough disc this fall. "My Life II, The Journey Continues," the R&B star's tenth studio album, will be released Sept. 20 and feature production from Kanye West , Danja, Swizz Beatz  and Stargate, the singer announced today (Apr. 4).
"From me to you, "My Life II" … our journey together continues in this life. It's a gift to be able to relate and identify with my fans at all times," says Blige, who recorded the album in New York and Los Angeles. "This album is a reflection of the times and lives of people all around me."
The album's first single, "Someone to Love Me (Naked)" featuring Diddy  and Lil Wayne , is currently at No. 66 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The music video for the track will officially premiere tomorrow night (April 5) on VEVO, but the clip already leaked online today:
Released in 1994, "My Life" featured hit singles like "Be Happy" and "Mary Jane (All Night Long)" and was nominated for Best R&B Album at the Grammys. The album has sold 2.8 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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