The Rundown: Jagged Edge, J.E. Heartbreak II

The vocal team returns to bring the love.

The Rundown: Jagged Edge, J.E. Heartbreak II - On the 14th anniversary of their hit LP J.E. Heartbreak, the R&B vocal vets Jagged Edge return to give fans Part II. Staying true to '90s R&B balladry, the four-man team offer the slow and loving side of the genre ? greatly missed by music fans. Check out this breakdown of the crew's latest offering.   (Photo: So So Def)

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The Rundown: Jagged Edge, J.E. Heartbreak II - On the 14th anniversary of their hit LP J.E. Heartbreak, the R&B vocal vets Jagged Edge return to give fans Part II. Staying true to '90s R&B balladry, the four-man team offer the slow and loving side of the genre — greatly missed by music fans. Check out this breakdown of the crew's latest offering.  (Photo: So So Def)

"Intro" - Like true music vets, Jagged Edge cracks open their return with a thought-provoking collage of voices discussing how R&B is off its path.  (Photo: Frank Mullen/WireImage)

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"Intro" - Like true music vets, Jagged Edge cracks open their return with a thought-provoking collage of voices discussing how R&B is off its path.  (Photo: Frank Mullen/WireImage)

"Future" - The four-part harmony sounds fresh as J.E. croon over a marching R&B love rhythm. For a woman unconvinced of the love in her life, the crew belts out how she's the future.   (Photo: Vallery Jean/FilmMagic)

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"Future" - The four-part harmony sounds fresh as J.E. croon over a marching R&B love rhythm. For a woman unconvinced of the love in her life, the crew belts out how she's the future.  (Photo: Vallery Jean/FilmMagic)

"Familiar" - Over a sparse mid-'90s electro R&B bump, J.E. showcase their bravado, singing about too many negroes up in the club making it hard for them to get close to the chick they want to holler at.   (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)

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"Familiar" - Over a sparse mid-'90s electro R&B bump, J.E. showcase their bravado, singing about too many negroes up in the club making it hard for them to get close to the chick they want to holler at.  (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)

"Hope" - Rolling their vocals to the stutter of a drum machine, J.E. sing of the unbound hope they want to give their boo. (Photo: Ben Horton/Getty Images for BET)

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"Hope" - Rolling their vocals to the stutter of a drum machine, J.E. sing of the unbound hope they want to give their boo. (Photo: Ben Horton/Getty Images for BET)

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"Things I Do for You" - This track is a traditional '90s love cut where the foursome declare that no one — not even their family — knows all that they do for their women.  (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

"Love Come Down" - Mining the the sound of New Edition's "Can You Stand the Rain," J.E. once again harmonizes about love.   (Photo: G. Gershoff/WireImage for Clear Channel Radio New York)

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"Love Come Down" - Mining the the sound of New Edition's "Can You Stand the Rain," J.E. once again harmonizes about love.  (Photo: G. Gershoff/WireImage for Clear Channel Radio New York)

Jagged Edge - Seven albums and almost 20 years in the game, Jagged Edge is one of the few surviving male R&B groups still trucking along and making music. With hits like "Where the Party At," "Let's Get Married" and "He Can't Love You," Jagged Edge still goes hard. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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"It's Been You" - Swaths of classic music flow through the piano accompaniment of this track, which finds the four-man team crooning about having all the love they need in their lives. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

"Wanna Be (Romeo)" - "I'm like a willow tree, blowing in the breeze," J.E. sings on this cut. "I might sway a bit. But, girl, I'll never leave." For the ladies who mistake these brothas for playboys, they're letting them know they are fully committed to true love.   (Photo: Amy Graves/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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"Wanna Be (Romeo)" - "I'm like a willow tree, blowing in the breeze," J.E. sings on this cut. "I might sway a bit. But, girl, I'll never leave." For the ladies who mistake these brothas for playboys, they're letting them know they are fully committed to true love.  (Photo: Amy Graves/BET/Getty Images for BET)

"Getting Over You" - Covering all aspects of finding love, J.E. uses this track to sing about losing love. But any R&B fan knows that the meat of this cut is J.E. belting out their hearts about getting through the pain.   (Photo: Carley Margolis/FilmMagic)

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"Getting Over You" - Covering all aspects of finding love, J.E. uses this track to sing about losing love. But any R&B fan knows that the meat of this cut is J.E. belting out their hearts about getting through the pain.  (Photo: Carley Margolis/FilmMagic)

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"Ready" - "I won't be the one who's 50 and alone," the quartet declares on "Ready." In order for folks to receive love, they must first be ready, and J.E., in so many terms, croon that they are.   (Photo: John Ricard/FilmMagic)

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"Ready" - "I won't be the one who's 50 and alone," the quartet declares on "Ready." In order for folks to receive love, they must first be ready, and J.E., in so many terms, croon that they are.  (Photo: John Ricard/FilmMagic)

"Make It Clear" - Over a sauntering 808 and bobbing keyboard work, Jagged Edge makes their strong feelings for their women explicitly known.   (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)

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"Make It Clear" - Over a sauntering 808 and bobbing keyboard work, Jagged Edge makes their strong feelings for their women explicitly known.  (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)

"No Half Steppin'" - "I'm just prayin' that you really get the message," J.E. confesses on this ballad. "Baby, that I love you. No more beating around the bush." Over production coming straight from the early '90s, the foursome continues the idea of declaring their undying love.   (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)

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"No Half Steppin'" - "I'm just prayin' that you really get the message," J.E. confesses on this ballad. "Baby, that I love you. No more beating around the bush." Over production coming straight from the early '90s, the foursome continues the idea of declaring their undying love.  (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)

"Posters (We Stay on One)" - Forget going out in style. On this closer cut, J.E. exit waving the swag flag, suiting up with a rapper's bravado to sing about how they stay relevant. It even comes with its own remix as the album's bonus track. (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)

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"Posters (We Stay on One)" - Forget going out in style. On this closer cut, J.E. exit waving the swag flag, suiting up with a rapper's bravado to sing about how they stay relevant. It even comes with its own remix as the album's bonus track. (Photo: Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)