“Right Here (Departed)” is a song by American singer Brandy, written by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins and The Writing Camp members Evan “Kidd” Bogart, Victoria Horn, Erika Nuri, and David “DQ” Quiñones and produced by Jerkins for her fifth studio album Human (2008). Its lyrics chronicle a woman’s talks about mutual support with loved ones.
Picked as the album’s leading single and Brandy’s first release with Epic Records, following her split with Atlantic Records in 2005, the song premiered via Brandy’s official webpage on August 13, 2008. Her first release in four years, the song was officially serviced to U.S. radios on August 25, 2008. It has since reached number 56 on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.