This Thursday (September 13), platinum-selling singer Ciara is scheduled to debut her “Sorry” visual on BET‘s ’106 & Park’. The heartfelt song is about a famous person that she used to date. She was in love with him but he never said sorry for mistreating her, which is the reason why they broke up. Is she talking about 50 Cent? Essence caught up with Cici and they discussed her new track as well as her upcoming album, One Woman Army. Below are some excerpts:
Your song “Sorry” is out this week and on it you’re pretty candid about a relationship gone wrong.
I feel like I’ve evolved as a woman, and you get to feel that on the song. I literally had to stop myself from crying when I was writing it. You can kinda hear it on the song. I wanted to just go and vent and be free in my music. It’s my way of saying something that I’ve wanted to say to someone for a long time. It’s very real to my heart. I think it’s really cool to embrace the pain of something that may have hurt you and be able to express it through music.
Is it safe to assume the song is about 50 Cent or Amar’e Stoudemire?
It’s safe to assume that the song is about someone that I really loved. [Amar'e] was a sweetheart to me, but it’s definitely not about him.
Is this someone famous?
It’s someone that I really loved. They’ll know who they are when they hear the song.
The title of the album One Woman Army is pretty tough.
It was the best title to help me express where I am as a woman. It does represent independence but it’s not overly independent. I talk about needing a soldier; someone that’s going to stand on the frontline with me. It summarizes everything that I’ve been through and everywhere I want to go as a woman.
Ciara will debut “Sorry” on BET’s ‘106 & Park’ this Thursday (September 13).
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