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Mary J. Blige Flaunts Freedom on ‘Stronger Than I Ever Was’ From ‘Sherlock Gnomes’ Soundtrack

Mary J. Blige isn’t letting heartbreak keep her down on “Stronger Than I Ever Was,” lifted from the Sherlock Gnomes soundtrack.

Penned by Sir Elton John, the R&B singer gives her former lover a piece of her mind after discovering her strength. “It’s out there, poster sign / It’s no secret you’re no prize,” she sings. “Sister-child, I’m here to say / I never really liked you anyway.”

Blige stars in Sherlock Gnomes as Irene Adler, who was engaged to Sherlock. John shared he “never wrote a song like this before” but drew inspiration from Irene and Blige’s recent love tales for the song’s dynamic lyrics.

Hear Blige reclaim her power on “Stronger Than I Ever Was” below.

Antwane Folk is the editorial assistant at RatedRnB.com.

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