Today in History: Mary J. Blige was Born
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.