HomageCollage: MJB, “Strength of a Woman”

🔊💜Today, April 28, 2017, Mary J. Blige released her 13th studio album “Strength of a Woman.” This album peaked at no. 3 on the US Billboard 200, and spawned the DJ Camper production ‘Thick of It’ as lead single. The song saw no. 1 on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs Chart, and so did theContinue reading “HomageCollage: MJB, “Strength of a Woman””

Music Birthday: Mary J. Blige

🔊🎉Today, January 11, 1971, Mary Jane Blige was born in The Bronx, New York City, New York. On October 15, 2013, MJB released her first Christmas album, “A Mary Christmas.” The album peaked at no. 10 on the US Billboard 200, and no. 1 on the Billboard Top Holiday Albums Chart. Not even two monthsContinue reading “Music Birthday: Mary J. Blige”

HomageCollage: MJB, ‘Real Love’

🔊💜Today, December 5, 1992, ‘Real Love’ by Mary J. Blige was no. 7 on the Hot 100. Song went on to spend 31 weeks on chart, and earn Blige her second gold disc from the Recording Industry Association of America. Even more, the song stylishly samples both The Honey Drippers’ ‘Impeach The President,’ and AudioContinue reading “HomageCollage: MJB, ‘Real Love’”