Today in History: Mary J. Blige was Born

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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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