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Mary J. Blige takes her career to new heights as she recently signed a first look tv deal with Lionsgate. The Oscar nominee will develop and produce projects under her newly-formed Blue Rainbow production company. I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Lionsgate. They are incredible collaborators and have been natural partners from when we first started talking. I can’t wait to bring all of our projects to life,” said Blige.

MJB has been showing off her action chops lately as she starred in the Oscar-nominated film Mudbound, along starring in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy and she’ll appear next in the long-delayed season 3 of VH1’s Scream. Mary will also appear in the upcoming films Violent Heart and Body Cam.

“Mary is a very talented artist, fearless visionary and an incredible human being. We’re delighted to be working with someone with such a powerful and impactful creative voice. Every art she touches blossoms and we’re humbled she’s chosen us as her home. We look forward to all the exciting new content Mary and her Blue Butterfly banner will bring to our television slate and Lionsgate 360 orbit,” said Lionsgate TV Group chairman Kevin Beggs.

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As the BET awards slowly makes its approach on June 23rd, the network just announced that Mary J. Blige will receive the Lifetime Achievement honor at this year’s BET awards. the Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul will join the likes of Whitney Houston, Prince Anita Baker, Diana Ross, New Edition, Charlie Wilson, and James Brown, who have also received the award.

Set to be hosted by Regina Hall, the 19th annual BET Awards (which takes place at the Microsoft Theater) will feature performances from the likes of Cardi B, H.E.R, DJ Khaled, Lizzo, the City Girls, Migos, Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, and Kiana Ledé and more.

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Before they head out in their joint tour this summer, music legends Mary J. Blige and Nas have teamed up on a new track called “Thriving.” “We not just surviving / Yeah, we thriving over here,” she sings before offering some advice: “Hold your crown up to the sky.”

The new song made its premiere during Ebro Darden’s Beats 1 radio show. Mary appeared on the show to introduce the track and to speak on her and Nas’ forthcoming tour. MJB and Nas Royalty tour kicks off July 11 in West Palm Beach, Fla. before traveling to Atlanta, Houston, Las Vegas, Boston, and more.

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Icon Mary J.Blige and rap legend Nas announced a surprise for their fans as they announced their co-headlining tour across North America.

The 22-city trek kicks off July 11 in West Palm Beach, Fla. before traveling to Atlanta, Houston, Las Vegas, Boston, and more. The North American trek will play amphitheaters and arenas throughout the summer, wrapping Sept. 10 in Toronto. Tickets go on sale starting April 19 at 10 a.m. at LiveNation.com. Citi cardmembers will have access to a pre-sale beginning April 17 at 12 p.m. local time.

Nas & Mary J. Blige Summer Tour Dates
July 11 – West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre at the S. Florida Fairgrounds
July 13 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds
July 14 – Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place*
July 16 – Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
July 20 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena*
July 21 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
July 24 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
July 25 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
July 28 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
July 31 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Aug. 2 – Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 3 – Austin, TX – Austin360 Amphitheater
Aug. 6 – Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
Aug. 9 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
Aug. 14 – San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
Aug. 16 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint*
Aug. 17 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint*
Aug. 20 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Aug. 22 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
Aug. 25 – Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Aug. 31 – Syracuse, NY – St Joseph’s Health Amphitheater
Sept. 1 – Boston, MA – Xfinity Center
Sept. 10 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage^
*Nas not playing

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After going through a public divorce Mary J. blige is looking to leave that drama in the past. Today the Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul returns with her new song “Only Love”.

Produced by Pop & Oak, the disco inspired song finds MJB singing a different tune when it comes to love.

“Took me a while, but I’m looking up ’cause I know you love me too,” she sings. “‘Cause you came right in and you brought me home / I ain’t never felt this feeling, oooh, I’m in.”

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“Queen of Hip-Hop Soul” Mary J. Blige has just dropped her 13th studio album simply titled “Strength of a Woman” which follows up her highly underrated album “The London Sessions” which saw her delivering a solid vocal performance over British electronic beats and the writing was stunning.On this album she delivers her most rawest and most personal material to date, she is in so much pain yet she rebuilding herself into a even stronger version of herself, not letting her divorce from her husband (Martin ‘Kendu’ Isaacs) of nearly 13 years break her.

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In support of her new album, Mary J. Blige shows how strong she is as she released the empowering video to the title track of her LP which was released today. Following “Thick of It,” “Strength of a Woman” is the second visual from the album, which features Kanye West, Quavo, DJ Khaled, and Missy Elliott.

Fans will get a chance to go behind The Making of: Strength of a Woman her VH1 documentary special that airs May 2.

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As we all know, Mary J. Blige is going through on hell of a divorce from her former manager/husband Kendu Isaacs. One way MJB is working through that divorce is by creating her long awaited new album “Strength Of a Woman, instead of releasing the LP the regular way, Mary is giving her fans a behind the scenes look into the creation of her album with her new Vh1 special which documents Mary’s journey with the album and her divorce.

Narrated by Diddy, the trailer features cameos from DJ Khaled, Missy Elliott, Hit-Boy, Jazmine Sullivan, and other collaborators who contributed to the project. Mary’s new LP arrives in stores April 28th, and her Vh1 special The Making Of: Strength of a Woman premieres May 2 at 11 p.m. Check out the trailer below.