Taraji P Henson and Mary J Blige Perform on Lip Sync Battle Season Finale

Taraji P Henson and Mary J Blige Come Together for Epic Lip Sync Battle

taraji p henson and mary j blige perform on lip sync battleAs previously reported, Empire stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard will be appearing on the season one finale of Spike TV’s break-out hit Lip Sync Battle.

This will be the pair’s second performance of the season, but this time Taraji will be getting an assist from the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, singer Mary J. Blige.
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Mary J Blige Screens New Documentary

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Singer Mary J. Blige performed songs from her latest album “The London Sessions” over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival. As part of the concert, fans were also treated to a 45-minute screening of the singer’s documentary of the same name.

Mary recorded ‘The London Sessions” last summer in the U.K., working with the likes of Sam Smith, Emeli Sandé, Naught Boy and a handful of other British hitmakers.

The process was captured by the cameras, thanks to Capital Records, who Mary said really gave her the freedom to express herself in a way she hadn’t been able to since her days with Uptown Records.
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Mary J Blige Announces ‘The London Sessions’

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After declaring that her musical growth was being stunted here in the United States, singer Mary J. Blige packed her bags and headed overseas in order to get her creative groove back.

Blige found herself in the U.K. and has since teamed up with writer Sam Smith and a host of other British writers and producers to bring us “Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions,” a 10-track CD set to be released sometime this November.
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Mary J Blige: Stay Down Video

It’s been a long time coming but the second single and video from Mary J. Blige’s Growing Pains CD is finally. “Stay Down” comes almost five months after the release of Just Fine and I am sure Mary fans are happy to see that her label, Geffen Records, has not abandoned the project. Growing Pains debuted at the top of the charts and has already sold a million and half units here in the US.
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Mary J. Blige Preps ‘Strength of a Woman’ Documentary

MARY J BLIGE PREPS STRENGTH OF A WOMAN DOCUMENTARY

First Look: ‘Strength of a Woman’ Documentary

Another day, another artist forced to release a documentary to sell music that is otherwise uninspiring and lackluster. I hate to be a Negative Nelly, but remember when all it took to make you love or hate a song was listening to it? Remember when music used to capture your imagination and take you places? I do, and that’s why this documentary bandwagon artists have jumped on annoys me. Good music doesn’t require explanation. I don’t need to know what you felt while you were writing the song. I don’t need to see the pen and paper you wrote the lyrics on. I just need good music… sans the unnecessary and ineffectual hype.
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Mary J. Blige Opens Up About Marriage Troubles

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Marrying Down Ruined Mary J. Blige’s Marriage

Mary J. Blige is finally revealing what led to the demise of her 12-year marriage to manager Kendu Isaacs. In a candid interview with friend and radio host Angie Martinez, The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul essentially blames marrying down for her decision to finally seek a divorce. “Unfortunately, he was my everything and you can’t make a person your everything,” Mary explained of reaching her breaking point. “I just gave him too much but I did it so he could feel comfortable in the company of my peers, so when he comes around he can say he’s not just Mary J. Blige’s Husband.”
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