Monica is back on the music scene with her much anticipated album entitled "After The Storm." She entertains with songs pertaining to various relationship experiences and issues. It is obvious that this talented vocalist shows a more mature sound and style in comparison to previous albums. Missy Elliott takes credit as executive producer and co-wrote some of the songs like the blazin' "Get It Off." It's one of the best tracks. "So Gone" has a sweet musical backdrop. Monica contributes to the writing of songs such as the smooth "You Should Have Known Better," and "Ain't Gonna Cry." DMX drops some rhymes on "Don't Gotta Go Home" and the talented Tyrese gets emotional with Monica on "Go To Bed Mad." Listeners are treated to a double cd set with five bonus tracks such as the groovy "Too Hood" feat. Jermaine Dupri and "What Part Of The Game" feat. Mia X. Also included is a video of "So Gone" to watch on your PC. An enjoyable album.