- Tue Jul 25, 2017, 8:27 AM GMT
The rumors spark after the R'n'B singer visited the British supermodel at her London home before they went to pay their respects at George Michael's grave.READ MORE
Gloriously billed to portray the legendary jazz artist Nina Simone in an upcoming project of Paramount Pictures/ MTV Films, Mary J. Blige brilliantly maintains her dominance in R&B/hip-hop soul scene as her seventh album, 'The Breakthrough' went straight to the top spot of The Billboard 200 right after its release on December 20, 2005. This attainment surely has turned out to be such a sweet proceeding of the Vlegend Award honor she was granted of at the 2005 Vibe Awards in November 2005. Set to appear on NBC's musical special of ï¿½Jamie Foxx: Unpredictableï¿½ aired on the network by January 25, 2006 along with Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, and The Game, the mesmerizing singer, therefore, has really accomplished her goal of establishing a fabulous career to undoubtedly become one of the substantial figures in American music industry.
Born on January 11, 1971 in the Bronx, New York as the youngest of two daughters of Cora and Thomas Blige, Mary Jane Blige had already faced a bitter life in her childhood when her father decided to leave the family by the time she turned 4. Her mother then took along the little girl and her older sister, LaTonya, to Savannah, Georgia, before returned to New York to settle in Yonkers' Schlobam housing projects which was known for its crime, violence and drugs activities. It was during this tumultuous period that Mary began to develop a deep fondness, listening to hip-hop sounds as well as soaking up the musical influences of her mother's 70s soul collection of Otis Redding, Gladys Knight, Al Green, and Donny Hathaway. Her knack in singing was quickly visible to everyone as she won a talent competition at the age of 7 upon performing Aretha Franklin's "Respect."
The 'Family Affair' songstress teams up with the 39-year-old rapper on the inspirational track off her upcoming album, 'Strength of a Woman'.READ MORE
The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul will join Viola Davis when the ABC show returns for a new season on September 22.READ MORE
The singer has confirmed the sad news and assured her fans that the divorce won't stop her from putting out new album and launching a tour later this year.READ MORE
The raptress reunited with Blige for their 1997 hit 'I Can Love You' and helped Diddy perform 'It's All About the Benjamins' during the concert held in NJ over the weekend.READ MORE
The spectacular costumes and the amazing performances by cast members Shanice Williams, Mary J. Blige, Amber Riley and Ne-Yo are among the higlights of the show.READ MORE