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Mary J. Blige, Taraji P. Henson and Kerry Washington Rock Out in Apple Music Commercial [VIDEO]

What happens when you get Mary J. Blige, Taraji P. Henson and Kerry Washington in a room together? Perhaps one of the most talked about moments during this year's Emmy Awards when their 62-second TV commercial for Apple Music debuted. Continue reading…

Happy Birthday, Raphael Saadiq!

Since the '90s, Raphael Saadiq has long been an appreciated member of R&B and hip-hop circles after working with the likes of the Ummah, TLC and Mary J. Blige. He's also known as a great artist even without the collaborations. Saadiq turns 49 today (May 14). Continue reading…

'Empire' Season 1, Episode 10 Recap: Lucious Fathers a Child & Asks Cookie to Marry Him, Andre Won't Sign IPO, Jennifer Hudson and Mary J. Blige Appear

The two-hour Empire season finale is just one week away. Over the past 10 weeks, show fanatics have watched Cookie walk away from a 17-year prison bid, Jamal become a father, Lucious get diagnosed with a fatal illness, Hakeem share his junior with the world and Andre try to kill himself before getting committed to a psychiatric facility. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Hit With $3.4 Million Tax Lien

Mary J. Blige is in financial trouble once again and the amount is no small change. According to TMZ, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul has been hit with a $3.4 million tax lien from the IRS. This amount adds to the $900,000 she still owes to the state of New Jersey. Apparently MJB failed to pay income taxes from 2009 to 2011. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Owes Over $900,000 In Taxes

Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images Mary J. Blige's financial troubles continue. According to TMZ, the singer owes the State of New Jersey over $900,000 is back taxes. The exact number is actually 901,769.65, but who's counting, right? MJB defaulted on a bank loan of $2.2 million last year and her charity was sued over a $250,000 unpaid loan as well. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Tells Vibe: 'I'm So Proud of What Rihanna is Doing"

Vibe Rihanna may have her detractors, but she just got a huge cosign from the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul herself -- Mary J. Blige. The songstress covers Vibe's 'Style' issue and says she supports what RiRi's movement. "I am so proud of what Rihanna is doing," Blige says. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Loan Default: Singer Sued For Over $2 Million

Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images There's more money trouble for Mary J. Blige. The R&B singer was accused of defaulting on loans for her charity earlier this year, and is now embroiled in another lawsuit. Reuters reports that Blige and her...Show More Summary

Freeway Reveals Unreleased Mary J. Blige Collaboration, 'Let the Music Play' -- Exclusive

Gino DePinto, AOL Today, Philly rapper Freeway stopped by The BoomBox for an In House visit and revealed a surprising piece of information during our discussion. The bearded MC collaborated with the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul on a track that never saw the light of day. "I had a crazy song with Mary J. Show More Summary

Meek Mill, 'Dreams and Nightmares': Listen to Full Album Featuring 2 Chainz, Mary J. Blige and Drake

Amazon "Ain't this what they been waiting for?" Meek Mill asks on the opening track of Dreams and Nightmares, his debut album. The piano-heavy song, which shares the album's title, kicks off the 14-track effort and is evidence that what Meek has to offer is worth the wait. Dreams and Nightmares, due Oct. Show More Summary

Meek Mill 'Dreams and Nightmares' Tracklisting: Mary J. Blige, 2 Chainz, Kirko Bangz Join

Amazon Meek Mill is living out his dreams on his debut solo album, Dreams and Nightmares, due Oct. 30. The Maybach Music Group rapper has released the tracklisting and artwork for the deluxe edition, both of which are attention-grabbers. Pictured on the Philadelphia native's LP cover is a handcuff chained to a gold watch. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Drops Out of Nina Simone Biopic, Zoe Saldana Lands Role

Pascal Le Segretain, Getty The looming life of Nina Simone will finally hit the big screen as actress Zoe Saldana comes on to play the songstress. Succinctly entitled Nina, Mary J. Blige was previously set to play Simone for the project but dropped out due to funding. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Reminisces Over 'What's the 411?' Album for 20th Anniversary

CHERYL GERBER/INVISION/AP Mary J. Blige's personal tribulations and passionate vocals on her debut album, What's the 411?, became the soundtrack for listeners eager to hear music with substance when the effort released on June 28, 1992. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige, D'Angelo Liberation Tour: Soul Stars Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Getty Images Mary J. Blige and D'Angelo have announced that they will be co-headlining a series of tour dates around the U.S at the end of the summer. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul and the troubled 'Brown Sugar' crooner, who has not released an album since his 2000 classic, Voodoo, will kick off their Liberation tour in Virginia Beach on Aug. Show More Summary

iHeartRadio Music Festival 2012 Lineup Announced: Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Usher & More

AP LOS ANGELES (AP) - Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Rihanna, Usher, Bon Jovi, Lil Wayne, Green Day, Miranda Lambert, Mary J. Blige, Shakira and others are set to take the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2012 this fall in Las Vegas. The...Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige, Essence Music Festival 2012: Singer Leaves Heart Onstage, Returns For Three Encores Mary J. Blige is no stranger to the main stage at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, and Saturday night (July 7), the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul fulfilled her unspoken promise of having attendees shouting in agreement, singing and crying along with her lyrics of pain and perseverance. Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Dazzles at Caesars Atlantic City, Thanks Fans for Support Through 'Hell'

Tom Brigilia Mary J. Blige was a picture of happiness Friday night (June 29) at Caesars Atlantic City in New Jersey, where she kicked off the first of four shows at the hotel and casino's Circus Maximus Theater. Before the Yonkers, N.Y.,...Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Apologizes for Burger King Ad, Says She'd 'Never Just Bust Out Singing About Chicken'

Jim Spellman, WireImage Back in April, Mary J. Blige ruffled feathers with a Burger King commercial many felt portrayed negative African American stereotypes. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul has now apologized for the spot, which found her...Show More Summary

Mary J. Blige Says Burger King Commercial Was a Childhood Dream, 'Crushed' by Final Edit

Getty Images Mary J. Blige was at the center of controversy in April when her Burger King commercial debuted. The R&B singer stayed fairly quiet despite the Internet world bashing her for singing a jingle about the f ast food chain's crispy chicken snack wraps. Show More Summary

Carl Thomas Gives Details on Essence Music Festival Set, Will Debut New Music

TK If Carl Thomas wasn't regularly slated to perform at the Essence Music Festival, he'd probably be an avid attendee. After all, before anything, he's a fan of great music. "I'm always looking forward to catching Mary J. Blige's show," he tells The BoomBox. Show More Summary

Nas 'Life Is Good' Tracklist: Album Stars Mary J. Blige, Large Professor, Amy Winehouse Nas is celebrating the good life on his 10th studio album, Life Is Good, due July 17. The 18-track deluxe edition features artists and producers that hail from both the old school and new. Vets like Large Professor and Mary J. Show More Summary

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