After releasing JHUD in 2014, Jennifer Hudson managed to carve a niche for herself in film and television. Her new track, “I’ll Fight,” fits right into that nook—it’s on the soundtrack of RBG, a documentary on Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The powerful anthem suits Hudson, whose life has seen its fair share of tragedies, to a tee. “I’ll fight / Fight that war for you / I’ll fight / Stand and defend you / Take your side / That’s what I’m here to do,” J-Hud belts out defiantly on the chorus.
It’s a bone-rattling, earth-quaking tune—and it’s no surprise that it was written by Diane Warren, aka the writer of just about every great power ballad ever, including Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time”. Take a listen here: