"Reminisce" is a song by American recording artist Mary J. Blige from her debut album, What's the 411?. The song was co-written by Kenny Greene and Dave "Jam" Hall, the song's producer. The song contains a sample of "Stop, Look, Listen" by American rapper MC Lyte. It peaked at number fifty-seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and number six on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. A more uptempo and hip hop-inspired remix of the song, featuring duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth, later appeared on Blige's 1993 remix album of the same name.
"Reminisce" is a new jack swing song inspired by 1970s soul music. The Observer noted that the song "hinted at the loss and melancholy behind much of hip hop's aggression".
Credits and personnel
Credits adapted from the What's the 411? liner notes.
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