When Mary J. Blige and Busta Rhymes are on the same track, it’s always a movie. The two hip-hop titans connect for the first time since 2015’s “Your Loss” for a new collaboration titled “You Will Never Find Another Me.” The song is lifted from Rhymes’ new album, Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God, which is out now.
The Rhymes-produced track plays like a classic soul record from years past, finding Blige embodying the emotive grit of her influencing heroes. All about their solidified places in the music history books, Blige takes an opportunity to flex and remind the world that no matter how many carbon copies are made in her image, they’ll never hold a candle to what she’s contributed to the music industry.
“You Will Never Find Another Me” is the second hip-hop-driven joint Blige has appeared on this year. She previously hopped on Dave East’s song “Know I How Feel” in August.
Most recently, Blige released a new original song called “See What You’ve Done” for the upcoming PBS documentary Belly of the Beast. The DJ Camper-helmed track is already receiving rave reviews, particularly for the 2021 Academy Awards.
Blige also is readying her 14th studio album and follow-up to 2017’s Strength of a Woman. It is expected to arrive sometime this fall or winter. According to Blige, the forthcoming album is “about life, love, struggle, but mostly triumph.”
Listen to “You Will Never Find Another Me” by Busta Rhymes featuring Mary J. Blige.