Over 20 years after “The Boy Is Mine” topped the charts, Sevyn Streeter and Justine Skye teamed up for a stay rendition of Brandy and Monica’s traditional.
While performing on the 2019 Trumpet Awards in Atlanta on Saturday (Jan. 19), the R&B starlets paid tribute to the track’s producer, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins. Sevyn took on Brandy’s half, whereas Justine channeled Monica. They strut throughout the stage whereas exchanging sassy verses on the 1998 duet, which spent 13 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
“This was mad enjoyable!” stated Justine, who additionally carried out Monica’s “Angel of Mine.” “Thank you @trumpetawards for having me be aside of the tribute to the lej @rodneyjerkins.”
Jerkins, who has additionally crafted hits for Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, and Toni Braxton, acquired the Music Excellence Award throughout Saturday’s ceremony, which is able to air Feb. 11 on Bounce TV. Other honorees included T.I., MC Lyte, and Dapper Dan.
Justine, whose single “Build” was launched in October, is now engaged on a follow-up to 2017’s Ultraviolet, whereas Sevyn’s new album, Drunken Wordz x Sober Thoughtz, is due later this yr.