Word of badass balladeer, Jazmine Sullivan‘s musical resurgence inspired a bout of nostalgia and a serious case of deja vu. During her short-lived, but memorable R&B reign, the raspy voiced Philadelphian helped us get through the trials of our relationship with her relatable (and sometimes appropriately extreme) lyrics about everything from car vandalism to heartbreak. If you ask us, a classic Jas joint is as epic as a Spice Girls reunion. If you’re unfamiliar with her greatness, flip the page to hear 10 songs that’ll turn you into instant Sullivan fans.
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“Need U Bad”
Why You Should Listen: Her debut single introduced us to her style of relationship-heavy music and visual concepts.
“Lions, Tigers & Bears”
Why You Should Listen: The song gives a pictorial view of how scary falling in love can be.
“In Love With Another Man”
Why You Should Listen: If you ever left a good man for the not-so-good one, whose love you can’t shake, this was penned for you.
“Bust Your Windows”
Why You Should Listen: When you’re about to do something crazy for your cheating ex, you always need theme music.
Why You Should Listen: If your man has ever begged you to stay after you’ve had enough of his wrong doings, this is the perfect song.
Why You Should Listen: If you’re blissfully happy in your relationship, you’ll be able to relate to these lyrics.
“U Get on My Nerves”
Why You Should Listen: If you have an ex that you can’t even have a decent conversation with, play this track on repeat.
“Not Good Enough”
Why You Should Listen: If you give your man the world and he’s not satisfied, play this song on repeat for him.
Why You Should Listen: If you have big dreams, this song should be your anthem.
Why You Should Listen: This song represents the sinner in all of us, and even they seek forgiveness.