Music Review: 'The Boy Is Mine' The R&B teen diva's duet with Brandy ruled radio all summer, and much of this groove-driven disc, like the Jermaine Dupri-produced "The First Night," should… Brandy and Monica Monica Pop R&B
Music Review

Music Review: 'The Boy Is Mine'

EW's GRADE
C+

Details Lead Performances: Brandy and Monica and Monica; Genres: Pop, R&B

The R&B teen diva's duet with Brandy ruled radio all summer, and much of this groove-driven disc, like the Jermaine Dupri-produced ''The First Night,'' should keep her airwave run alive. Transcendent nuggets like ''Street Symphony'' showcase her voluptuous vocals — and make it worth wading through the mid-tempo ballads about love lost. B

Originally posted Aug 14, 1998 Published in issue #445 Aug 14, 1998 Order article reprints