Justin Timberlake Feat. Esmee Denters

"Follow My Lead"

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December 11, 2008

In this benefit single for Shriners Hospitals for Children, Justin Timberlake's protégée Esmee Denters plays Fergie in what sounds like an update to 2003's "Where Is the Love?" Denters' range is impressive, but not very distinctive, and while the music touches on the urban grooves of Timberlake's solo material (check out his pseudo-rap during the bridge), "Follow My Lead" sounds too tossed off for the slick prince of pop.

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