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About Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige is a Grammy Award-winning R&B singer and songwriter known as the “Queen of Hip-Hop Soul”. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time. Some of her well-known songs include Family Affair, Rainy Dayz (with Ja Rule), No More Drama and Be Without You.
She was signed to Uptown Records in 1989, becoming the first female artist to be signed to the label. She initially began with session work before releasing her debut album What's the 411? in 1992. The album produced hits such as You Remind Me and Real Love and catapulted her into the public spotlight.
She is the second of the four children of Cora and Thomas Blige. She married Kendu Isaacs in December 2003.
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Famous quotes by Mary J. Blige
Don't give up, be positive and if you know someone who knows someone at a record company don't stop beating down their door till you get heard. Don't ever say it'll never happen or it'll never happen.Mary J. Blige
I barely have time for my own children. To adopt more children and not have time for them, that would be poor parenting on my part.Mary J. Blige
I do consider myself part of black history.Mary J. Blige
I don't listen to people's opinions. I have people around me who I can trust, but most of all I listen to myself.Mary J. Blige
I don't think there's anything they can say about me that I haven't said about myself already. And I would be an absolute total liar, and my fans would not respect me, if I said that my life and my marriage are perfect. But we absolutely love each other we have fun together - it's great.Mary J. Blige
I remember a time when all my fans were crying and sad and going through hell. Now, we're trying to uplift each other and accept ourselves for who we are, even if nobody else does.Mary J. Blige
I wish I had an extra day with my mom sometimes. Or another hour in the day with my family, husband and children.Mary J. Blige
I've just been growing right along. It's painful, but it's a great pain, and I like suffering for great results. It's like going to the gym. It hurts really bad at first, but after a couple of months and after that diet, you're looking so hot.Mary J. Blige
In the inner city, there's a mentality that the government owes you something. My breakthrough came when I stopped feeling sorry for myself and took responsibility for every part of my life. No more pity parties. I've gotta love me more than anybody else loves me.Mary J. Blige
It was only for two years, and I jumped from family to family. It's very scary.Mary J. Blige
Music makes us want to live. You don't know how many times people have told me that they'd been down and depressed and just wanted to die. But then a special song caught their ear and that helped give them renewed strength. That's the power music has.Mary J. Blige
Really, every woman is an example to me, because as women we go through so much pain. We have to live this perfect life when we are messed up inside. We all go through trials and tribulations.Mary J. Blige
When I was a child I didn't care about getting an education, and I didn't finish high school.Mary J. Blige
You can hate me. You can go out there and say anything you want about me, But you will love me later because I told you the truth.Mary J. Blige
You demand respect and you'll get it. First of all, you give respect.Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige's Popularity
Mary J. Blige is a famous American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress, who was born on January 11, 1971. As a person born on this date, Mary J. Blige is listed in our database as the 4th most popular celebrity for the day (January 11) and the 50th most popular for the year (1971).
People born on January 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Mary J. Blige is the 324th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Mary J. Blige's birthday, Mary J. Blige is the 3054th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in The Bronx, New York, New York, U.S.
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