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Outkast

Ms. Jackson

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“Ms. Jackson” is a song by OutKast and the second single from their fourth album Stankonia. It topped the U.S. charts for the week of February 17, 2001, and won a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. It also reached number one in Germany and number two in the United Kingdom, held from the top spot by Atomic Kitten’s “Whole Again”. In October 2011, NME placed it at number 81 on its list “150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years”. The titular “Ms. Jackson” is the real-life mother of Erykah Badu, André 3000’s ex-girlfriend and the mother of his son Seven. The song discusses the problems that break-ups, separation, and divorce can have on a couple, and the animosity that a woman’s mother can have for her daughter’s former boyfriend or husband. ... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Never meant to make your daughter cry ... I apologize a trillion times ... I'm sorry Ms. Jackson [OOOH

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Popular in Hip-Hop (See Charts): Shut Up, Push It, Without Me, My Humps, Changes, Hey Ya!, When I'm Gone, Baby Got Back, Jump Around, and Red Light Special.

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