World Premiere: Rhonda Clark returns after a decade with "Sick Love"

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    (September 28, 2022) During an all-too-brief time during the late 1980s and early ‘90s, Flint, Michigan native Rhonda Clark made a handful of appearances on the R&B charts. She first grabbed listeners’ attention with the Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis-produced groove “State of Attraction,” then wowed audiences with a powerful rendition of Luther Ingram’s “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right” and the funky jam, “Must Be Real Love.”

    (September 28, 2022) During an all-too-brief time during the late 1980s and early ‘90s, Flint, Michigan native Rhonda Clark made a handful of appearances on the R&B charts. She first grabbed listeners’ attention with the Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis-produced groove “State of Attraction,” then wowed audiences with a powerful rendition of Luther Ingram’s “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right” and the funky jam, “Must Be Real Love.”

    Over a decade has passed since Clark’s last single release, so fans around the world who have been intently awaiting more music from this dynamic vocalist with a truly wowing range will be thrilled to hear her independently released track, “Sick Love.” Written by former Ca$hflow lead vocalist and keyboardist Simeo Overall with Clark, the soul-searching slow-jam finds her examining choices made in a romance gone awry. “He was always movin’ on, I was tryin’ to work it out,” she croons during the chorus, then confessing in the second verse, “I’m so angry, ‘cause the little girl inside of me removed the woman that I should be.”

    Clark says of the creation and message of “Sick Love”: “Simeo is the most fascinating producer, writer, and singer. He’s a perfectionist, but kind. I fell in love with this track, started writing some lyrics, and he added to it. The song is reality. It’s going to be emotional for some people. But you don’t stop loving you, or love someone else more than you [to the point] that you lose yourself. You can be mad at the other person; but who are you really mad at?”

    The single finds Clark in top vocal form, injecting every ounce of her heart and soul into expressing regret as she recounts the signs leading up to the acceptance that a relationship is one-sided. She says that the words explore “that validation that so many people need and look for, only to realize that you’re loving that person more than they’re loving you.”

    Check out the World Premiere of Rhonda Clark’s “Sick Love” and welcome back this most exceptionally talented lady!

    by Justin Kantor