It was the second single released from Next’s debut album Rated Next. The song reached number one on the U.S. Hot 100 and R&B charts and has gone Platinum making it their biggest and best known hit. In the 1998 U.S. Billboard End-Year chart, the song reached number one
She just told me I don’t know what it’s like to be a black woman. […] She’s right about one thing. And that’s why I wanted to have this party for Mariana, and why I don’t give a damn how much it costs. Because I understand what that’s like, not knowing where you belong, I felt like that my entire life!