Mary J. Blige, "The London Sessions" (Capitol).
Mary J. Blige’s comment about not allowing each other to have friends of the opposite sex sparked a lot of water cooler discussion at work. To give proper context to her comment, the interviewer asked her what the benefits of marrying one’s manager are. MJB’s response was, “…If one of you doesn’t want to talk about something Keep Reading ?
While Mary J. Blige was in the mood to belt out her new tunes at a CD party, she didn’t seem as enthusiastic about the Q&A.
Microsoft has become the Mary J. Blige of technology companies: No more drama.
Mary J. Blige's video for "Whole Damn Year"—from her great new album The London Sessions —features vignettes of abuse and violence. There's a mother who cries at the memory of her partner's assault in the presence of her daughter. There's a bullied gay man, and there's another woman who recalls locking herself in a bathroom to avoid being beaten by her dad. Read more...
In the two-plus decades since Mary J. Blige released her debut album, 1992’s What’s the 411?, the gargantuan-voiced R&B songstress has established herself as a veritable institution, with four No. 1 albums and 24.5 million records sold. Now, at 43, Blige is ready for her next hurdle: getting her rabid... More »
Today, Mary J. Blige released a video for The London Sessions single “Whole Damn Year” directed by Mike Ho and Alex Moors. Blige is well-known for confronting issues of social injustice and violence in her work, and this video is no exception. Although they’re beautifully shot and edited, the story lines found in the video [...]
Blige premieres a single from her new album "The London Sessions."
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There's a brief, cliché yet honest intermission on Mary J. Blige's album, The London Sessions, sandwiched between the evangelical notes of "Doubt" and the stinging Sam Smith-written ballad "Not Loving You." Smith recalls listening to...Show More Summary
For someone who practically invented modern R&B’s hip-hop-infused style, Mary J. Blige has no problem abandoning it. With the release of the 43-year-old singer’s 13th album, The London Sessions, this week, she shows off a new style with some assistance from Disclosure, Sam Smith, Emeli Sandé, Naughty Boy, Jimmy Napes, and Sam Romans. Show More Summary
'The London Sessions'
Mary J. Blige at FADER Fort at CMJ 2014 (more by Bao Nguyen) As discussed, Mary J. Blige is releasing her new album The London Sessions next week (12/2) via Capitol and it includes collaborations with British artists such as...
Our favorite voices of the '90s return with albums to remind us that soul still lives in R&B music. In "The London Sessions" Mary J. Blige teams up with London's hottest producers, writers and singers. Her roster includes Emeli Sandé and Sam Smith among other top names in London's music scene. Show More Summary
Three stars for the American soul singer's new album
A ranked selection of notable new recordings we heard in November. 1. Horse Lords, “Hidden Cities” The chaps in this young Baltimore rock quartet are big into the trance-minimalism of Terry Riley, guitar bands from the Western Sahara, the tick-tock of Kraftwerk and the bomp-alomp of Bo Diddley — but they barely have the chops […]
Does Having Friends of The Opposite Sex Ruin Marriages? Some tend to think so. You may have already read Mary J Blige’s recent comments about her 11-year marriage. In the Telegraph, Mary revealed she has all female friends and her husband Kendu has all male friends. She went on to share that there shouldn’t be Keep Reading ?
The AMAs audience just got three minutes of free Therapy! The flawless Mary J. Blige brought some diva magic to the stage with her newest song, co-written by Sam Smith! Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to hear gurl show 'em how it's done with some old school soul!
This week brings strong dance cuts from Mary J. Blige’s Disclosure collaboration and Giorgio Moroder’s first new studio album in decades, plus rising rookie Tobias Jesso Jr., Tink, 1D, and Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars. … Read More