Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.
So, just as our retrospective features ‘From the Vault’ and ‘TGJ Replay’ allow us the chance to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday of one artist, our newest feature Chart Rewind – a variation of our current Retro Rewind assay – accedes salutes to an entire era of music history.
This week we press play on ‘Rock With U (Aww Baby),’ a #2 hit for “princess of Hip Hop/R&B” Ashanti, selected to kick off her highly anticipated 2003 album ‘Chapter 2.’ The follow-up to her record-setting, self-titled debut, the expectations were undoubtedly high for the project given its predecessor’s success.
Given ‘Rock’s swift ascension to the #2 spot, fans were confident the tune would notch yet another #1 for the songstress. But, there was one little problem – and her name was Beyonce…