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ICYMI: Listen to Mary J. Blige Bare It All ‘Strength Of A Woman’

It has been 25 years since the release of Mary J. Blige‘s 1992 debut masterpiece What’s the 411?  The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul returns today with her 13th studio album titled Strength of A Woman. Featuring a series of heavy-hitters including Quavo, DJ Khaled, Missy Elliott, Kaytranada, Kanye West and more, Blige bares it all on the this…

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Maxwell & Mary J. Blige Team Up For “King & Queen of Hearts Tour”

The 90’s delivered some of the best R&B of all time. Mary J. Blige‘s What’s The 411?  gave us gems like “You Remind Me” and “Real Love.” Maxwell romanced us with Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite and two decades later we’re still all jamming to “Sumthin’ Sumthin’.” The R&B veterans are taking their talents on tour. The…

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Mary J. Blige To Collaborate With Kanye West On Upcoming Album

What does the Queen of Hip Hop Soul and the C.E.O of GOOD Music have in common? An “incredible” song, apparently. Mary J. Blige and Kanye West are said to have a collaboration in the works for MJB’s upcoming album, and the dynamic duo did not come to play. “I don’t want to give up the…

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Mary J. Blige Picks Up Her Own Beats 1 Radio Show “Real Talk”

Alongside a slew of many other artists, legendary singer Mary J. Blige has joined forces with Apple’s Beats 1 Radio for her own segment “Real Talk.” Crowned the ‘Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’ from Bad Boy CEO Diddy in the ’90s, Mary opens up to fans on loyalty to her brand. The setting is intimate and…

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Taraji P. Henson, Kerry Washington & Mary J. Blige Master Squad Goals In New Apple Music Commercial

Sunday night’s Emmy Awards were filled with black girl magic! While Viola Davis made history, Apple Music debuted their latest ad featuring two of television’s leading ladies, Kerry Washington and Taraji P. Henson, along with the legendary Mary J. Blige. Henson and Washington take a trip over to Mary J’s house for a little girl’s…

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Taraji P. Henson Channels Mary J. Blige on Lip Sync Battle

In the upcoming Lip Sync Battle episode we finally get to see Empire leads Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson go toe to toe. Previews show Taraji channeling happy Mary J. Blige and even bringing her out to perform alongside her, which may be an unfair advantage, but is glorious all the same. For a few…

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Mary J Blige Released Her Debut Album ‘What’s the 411’ 23 Years Ago On This Day

Mary J Blige was one individual that always took her R&B flavor and fused it with Hip-Hop. Her 1992 debut album What’s The 411 climbed up the Billboard charts and rightfully earned her the title, “Queen of Hip Hop Soul.” Diddy — aka Puff Daddy back then — was the top producer on the album,…

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Mary J. Blige To Perform Next To The Statue of Liberty

As if we didn’t know it already, but Mary J. Blige is the real MVP as she is scheduled to play a live show this Sunday June 21st in front of the Statue of Liberty. In collaboration with Budweiser and scheduled for 9pm, the performance will air exclusively through Tidal apart of the “Made In…

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Audio: Mary J. Blige, “Right Now” Feat. Disclosure & Sam Smith

Earlier this year, R&B great Mary J. Blige collaborated alongside British talents Disclosure and Sam Smith on re-workings of tracks “F For You” and “Stay With Me.” Now, the three renew their chemistry on Mary’s latest single drop, “Right Now.” The pulsating groove features production by Disclosure and is co-written by Disclosure, Smith, and Jimmy…

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Mary J. Blige, “See That Boy Again” Feat. Pharrell

Mary J. Blige and Pharrell release the second track from the Think Like A Man Too film soundtrack. “See That Boy Again” is a jazzy mid-tempo effort of the duo crooning about unforgettable times with a previous lovers. This is the first collaboration between the two artists in 13 years, following Pharrell’s work on No…

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Audio: Sam Smith, “Stay With Me” Feat. Mary J. Blige

Following her feature on the alternate version of Disclosure’s “F For You,” Sam Smith brings on Mary J. Blige for a duet to his gospel-tinged single, “Stay With Me.” Sam Smith’s debut album In the Lonely Hour drops June 17. Watch the duet performance from this morning’s episode of Good Morning America here and stream…

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The Revisit: Musiq Soulchild’s “Juslisen”

Growing up in Philadelphia is a gift for any music nerd. It’s the city that Gamble & Huff built. The home of The Philadelphia Sound. If you’re an artist that can get love from Philly, you can get love anywhere. The neo-soul era started bubbling while I was in high school, for example. Artists like…

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