Throughout the early-to-mid 2000s,
was a staple of the urban music game, melding hip-hop, neo-soul and poetry as one-half of duo
). While the Liverpool-born singer-songwriter has been flying under the radar since the group's 2007 dissolution, concentrating her efforts on a handful of well-received street albums, she was by no means done with the mainstream – she was simply waiting till the time was ripe to make her grand re-entrance. Now, that moment has nearly come. On
Late Nights and Early Mornings
, "The Songstress" is back like she never left, showcasing a “sensual, sincere and seductive” sound sure to resonate with today's R&B listeners. Complete with Booth-approved lead single “
”, the project is set to drop March 1 via
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exclusive video interview
below, Marsha Ambrosius sits down with DJBoothTV's own
to discuss the genesis of the album's title, her creative control over the project, and how she managed to enlist the elusive
on the songwriting tip.