November 01, 2002 at 05:00 AM EST
We gave it a D

Braxton recruits overexposed producers the Neptunes for a hopelessly predictable midtempo stab at relevance. Leaden, synth-based, and formulaic, ”Freeway” is exactly like everything else from the N.E.R.D.y boys, and Braxton’s breathy hook sounds too much like Soul II Soul’s ”Back to Life.” Toni, Toni, Toni!

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