Today in History: Mary J. Blige was Born


Mary J. Blige

On this day in 1971, Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J. Blige was born in Bronx, New York.

Blige is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and occasional rapper and actress.

She is a recipient of nine Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards, and has recorded eight multi-platinum albums.

Some of her albums include; What’s the 411? What’s the 411? Remix, My Life  and Share My World.

She is the only artist with Grammy Award wins in R&B, Rap, Gospel, and Pop.

In 2000, Blige met record industry executive Martin Kendu Isaacs who became her manager.

The two were married on December 7, 2003, in a small private ceremony at Blige’s home attended by 50 guests.

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