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.”
Mary J. Blige Unveils ‘Strength of a Woman’ Cover Art + Release Date
Mary J. Blige’s Strength of a Woman album finally has a release date of April 28th. Mary made the announcement earlier today via Instagram, where she also unveiled the album’s official cover art. Photographed by Dennis Leupold, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul is seen perched upon her throne wearing an original leather and lace ensemble by Elie Saab and zippered thigh-high boots by Giuseppe Zanotti.
‘Thick of It’ Video by Mary J. Blige
Singer Mary J. Blige is back with the visual for her new single Thick of It. The track is the first to be released from the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’s thirteenth solo album, Strength of a Woman, due out later this year.
Mary J Blige on How to Get Away with Murder
Singer Mary J. Blige is set to play Annalise Keating’s longtime hairdresser and sometime confidant on the October 20th episode of How to Get Away with Murder titled It’s About Frank. Above, we have your first look at Mary in the role, as well as several other promo shots from the episode.
Mary J. Blige Returns with New Single ‘Thick of It’
The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul is back. Singer Mary J. Blige will officially be unveiling her new single Thick of It tonight at 9pm EST. Mary made the announcement via Twitter, where she also chose to unveil the track’s cover art.
First Listen: Thick of It by Mary J. Blige
Over the weekend singer Mary J. Blige debuted new music during the first of her two shows at the Foxwood Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul performed to a sold out crowd Saturday evening, where for the first time she performed Thick of It, a new single rumored to be featured on her upcoming 13th studio album.
Mary J. Blige Lands Recurring Role on Season 3 of ‘How to Get Away with Murder’
Singer Mary J. Blige is continuing to load up her highlight reel, which come this fall will include an appearance on the highly anticipated third season of How to Get Away with Murder. According to published reports, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul will have a recurring role which is expected to last throughout the first half of the season. Details are still sketchy, but word around the water cooler is Mary will play a relative of another character, who seeks out Annalise for help.
The View Theme Song and Video Feature Mary J. Blige
While ABC’s morning chat-fest The View has had quite a bit of success over the years, it’s no secret that after nineteen seasons the show could use a bit of freshening up. ABC hopes to do that with changes they’ve implemented for their upcoming twentieth season, which includes several new co-hosts and a new theme song written by Diane Warren and performed by the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul herself: Mary J. Blige.