We gave it a B-
Uberproducers L.A. Reid and Jermaine Dupri provide keyboard and drum machine sorcery on this remixed version of 1992’s ”Bobby.” You say you want bass? Welcome to subwoofer heaven. But unlike ”Bobby”’s multiplatinum predecessor, ”Don’t Be Cruel,” the songwriting here lacks the fierceness and ingenuity to make it past pop’s pearly gates. And, unfortunately, all the remixing in the world can’t make a great composition where there is none.