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Mary J Blige

My Conversation With Mary J. Blige

Tavis Smiley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Tavis Smiley

In addition to providing insight into the creation of her first holiday CD, "A Mary Christmas," which also marks her first collaboration with legendary producer David Foster, she talks about the trajectory of her 21-year career.

Financial Settlement Moves MJB Closer Towards 'No More Drama'

Posted 10.07.2013 | Black Voices

Mary J. Blige may very well be one step closer to having “No More Drama” with her ongoing financial woes. According to TMZ, the Grammy Award-w...

Mary J. Blige: A Mary Christmas Album and Reflections of Past Treasures

Quassan Castro | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

Over 20 years ago, Mary Jane Blige stepped into the music business with distinction. Armed with gritty soulful vocals, honey blonde hair, street edge swag and a new blending of R&B/Soul infused with hip hop, Mary created a new path in music history.

Mary J. Blige Takes A Glamorous Beach Break

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.19.2013 | Celebrity

R&B star Mary J. Blige is getting some R&R this week. The award-winning singer (who knows how to work a bikini) snapped serene photos of herself i...

10 Years Ago Today ...

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment

We're still recovering from Miley's twerking, Taylor's expletive and *NSYNC's snub at this past weekend's MTV Video Music Awards, but that doesn't mea...

Mary J. Blige's Bikini Body Is Sizzlin'

Posted 08.12.2013 | Celebrity

Looking good, Mary J.! Mary J. Blige slipped into a bikini as she relaxed on the beach in Sardinia, Italy, on Aug. 11. The 42-year-old singer was j...

Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and Elton John Should Get a Divorce -- From Walmart

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.28.2013 | Business
Peter Dreier

Walmart invites big-name celebrities not only to entertain the shareholders but also to lend legitimacy to the company. By appearing at these annual events, the celebrities appear to be endorsing Walmart's business practices.

The Apollo Spring Gala Honors Chaka Khan

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Khan follows in the footsteps of Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones and other world-renown musicians who have graced the stage of the 79 year-old theater and been inducted into its Hall of Fame.

Celebrate Life: A Song, A Clothing Line, and Suicide Prevention

Charles Howard | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact
Charles Howard

Earlier this month, Interscope and Matriarch Records recording artist Starshell spoke and performed at the Walk out of Darkness event, sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) in Washington, D.C.

PHOTOS: Beyonce & Friends Get Glam For Charity Concert

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Black Voices

The highly anticipated "Chime For Change" charity concert was a huge success this weekend. But we're not surprised, especially since Beyonce headlined...

Beyoncé and Friends Rock the Sound of Change Concert: Global Women's Charities Benefit Directly Via Catapult

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.02.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Capped off by a hit-laden set from Chime for Change co-founder and Artistic Director, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter (which saw her joined onstage for "Crazy in Love" by her husband, Jay-Z), the list of performers and presenters just might blow your mind a little.

MJB's Manager Responds To Tax Lien Trouble

Posted 05.31.2013 | Black Voices

As Mary J. Blige’s latest money woes continued to make headlines stemming from an outstanding $3.4 million tax lien, her husband-manager, Martin “...

MJB Lands In More 'Drama'

Posted 05.28.2013 | Black Voices

Similar to the chorus of her hit single, “I'm Goin' Down,” Mary J. Blige’s luck is continuing to go on a downward spiral, as reports have surfac...

Mary J. Blige's Money Problems Worsen | Posted 07.20.2013 | Celebrity

Mary J. Blige's financial woes have QUADRUPLED -- on top of the $900k she allegedly owes the Garden State, TMZ has learned MJB has been slapped with a...

Mary J. Blige Gets Hit With $900,000 Tax Lien

Posted 02.17.2013 | Celebrity

Mary J. Blige's financial issues just seem to get worse and worse. The singer, 42, has been hit with a $901,769.65 tax lien in the State of New Jer...

MJB Responds To Financial Rumors

Posted 02.15.2013 | Black Voices

There's really nothing you can say about the negative things that are in the media about you. All you can do is keep pushing, keep your head up and ju...

More 'Drama' For MJB

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES, Feb 7 (Reuters) - R&B star Mary J. Blige was hit with a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the Grammy-winning singer had defaulted on a $500,...

Does Rihanna Need Mary's Help?

Posted 01.13.2013 | Black Voices

If they ask me for help, I’ll be there to give. But I’m not going to be out there trying to reach out. I mean, some people I’ll reach out to. I...

Mary J. Blige Sounds Off On Gay Marriage

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Although she identifies herself as a born-again Christian, Mary J. Blige fully supports same-sex marriage. The Grammy award-winning hip-hop supers...

EEK! The Year's Worst Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.28.2013 | Black Voices

There were plenty of stars that wowed us with their fashion choices this year. But it isn't easy delivering showstopping looks all the time. While...

More Legal 'Drama' For Mary J. Blige

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | Black Voices

Nov 28 (Reuters) - R&B star Mary J. Blige was hit with a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging the Grammy winner and her husband defaulted on a $2.2 million...

PHOTOS: Gabby And Allyson Celebrate At Glamour's Women Of The Year Awards

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Black Voices

The 2012 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards took place last night in New York City. Solange Knowles, Mary J. Blige, Tyra Banks and Pharell Williams ...

Dog Ears Music: National Evaluate Your Life Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Joel Hilme & Felix Martinez, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Idol Fodder, Alberta Cross, Scott Joplin and more.

'The Voice' Battle Rounds: Mary J. Blige Says Team Adam Is 'Amazing'

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.08.2012 | TV

The coaches have picked their teams, and now it's time for "The Voice" battle rounds (Mon., Oct. 8, 8 p.m. ET on NBC). Helping prepare the singers to ...

PHOTOS: Who's The Most Powerful Singer Of All-Time?

Posted 10.08.2012 | Black Voices

The art of singing involves various assets that are vital not only in the recording studio, but also during live performances. Not to mention the imp...