Evans' third album on the Bad Boy imprint, named Faithfully (2001), involved her working with a wider range of producers, including The Neptunes, Mario Winans, Buckwild, Vada Nobles, Cory Rooney, and others. Her first project with husband Todd Russaw as executive producer and creative partner, the album scored number 14 on the Billboard 200 album chart and number two on. the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, eventually being certified platinum, but yielded moderately successful singles, with the Jennifer Lopez-written "I Love You" becoming the only top twenty entry. Right Back Where I Started". In the Meantime: The Music That Tells the Story.
Faith Renée Jordan (née Evans; born June 10, 1973) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Born in Lakeland, Florida, and raised in New Jersey, Evans relocated to Los Angeles in 1991 for a career in the music business.
Faith went on to also detail some of the story behind how had the idea to make the track. Excited and optimistic about the new deal and the opportunity to bring my idea to life, I started looking for Big’s a cappellas on YouTube while in Detroit rehearsing with my band," she continued. With ‘Ten Crack Commandments’ being one of the songs I had always wanted to redo, I found it and got to work. It took a few different sessions to get the commandments to be meaningful and clever, but I do feel these are points that both men and women can appreciate
Faith Evans is a multi-platinum R&B singer/songwriter and widow of "The Notorious . The enormity of what happened started to slip over me and I began to shake uncontrollably. Someone led me to a chair. In May 2017, Evans released The King and I, an album of duets with her late husband, the Notorious . It blends Evans' vocals with rare and unheard verses from Wallace, with a stellar roster of guests including the rapper's mom Voletta, the producers Salaam Remi, DJ Premier and Chucky Thompson (although the main producer is Evans herself)
The Faith Evans Notorious . duets album, King & I will arrive on May 19th, 2017 and features Mama Wallace, Jamal Woolard, Lil’ Cease, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Lil’ Kim and more. The project is being released just two days before Biggie’s birthday. You can check out the official tracklist for the project below. Faith Evans Notorious . The King & I tracklist: A Billion. Beautiful (Interlude).
Faith Evans on Her ‘Musical Movie’ About Life With the Notorious . It’s going to extend his legacy, singer says of album featuring duets with her late husband. Evans is aware that a posthumous album instantly raises hackles - especially for a beloved artist like Notorious . I wouldn’t say it was a worry, she explains. I know that thought, but that’s the creative element of it, for it to go somewhere else that you don’t even expect. As long as it’s not going somewhere that’s whack. Evans gently pushes back against the idea of The King & I as a cash grab. If it was just a money thing, I probably would have thought about doing it a long time ago, she asserts. I have every right to do it, don’t get me wrong. But it certainly wasn’t about, ‘Oh, that would be super big, money, money, money!’ It’s going to extend his legacy.
In 1995, Evans released her debut album, Faith, which went platinum on the strength of the hit R&B singles "You Used to Love Me" and "Soon as I Get Home. The same year, she met fellow Bad Boy artist the Notorious . However, it would be her last Bad Boy album.
On May 19, Faith Evans is set to release the long awaited duets album with her late husband. THE KING & I boasts features from Busta Rhymes, 112, Lil’ Cease, Lil’ Kim, The . Snoop Dogg and more. Biggie's mother, Voletta Wallace, also makes appearances on 3 tracks from the upcoming project. She says Biggie's spirit was right there in the studio with her the entire time. Evans wasn't concerned with trying to score a radio hit or "sound like the Migos," but says her only goal was to create "timeless music" to extend . It wasn't about recruiting rap's current hot boys, but finding the right architects to ensure there was cohesion between all the songs. was known to pick beats that acted as spices used to enhance his universally loved rhymes.
|1||Right Back Where I Started (Radio Edit)||3:51|
|2||Right Back Where I Started (LP Version)||4:42|
|3||Right Back Where I Started (Instrumental)||4:40|
|4||Right Back Where I Started (Acappella)||4:40|
- Recorded At – The Weight Room
- Mixed At – The Weight Room
- Published By – In A Vision Music
- Published By – Chyna Baby Music
- Published By – Kharatroy Music
- Published By – B. Black Music
- Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] [Uncredited] – Faith Evans, Troy Taylor
- Engineer, Mixed By [Mix Assistant] [Uncredited] – Hernan Santiago
- Instruments [All Instruments] [Uncredited] – Troy Taylor
- Mixed By [Uncredited] – Ben Garrison, Troy Taylor
- Producer [Uncredited] – The Characters
- Written-By [Uncredited] – Charles Farrar, Faith Evans, Iyanla Vanzant, Troy Oliver, Troy Taylor
Notes(Faith Evans appears courtesy of Bad Boy / Arista Records)
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