Mary J. Blige
January 11, 1971 in The Bronx
Yonkers, NY, United States
Born in New York City in 1971, singer and songwriter Mary J. Blige astonished fans and music experts alike. With a balance of rap and R&B, she earned critical praise that compared her to such powerhouses as Aretha Franklin, though her musical style was entirely different. As one journalist says, "but like [Franklin], she helped adorn soul music with new textures and flavors that inspired a whole generation of musicians." With her fashion sense and frequent partnerships with other musicians, she has created a stylish, classy persona that is the perfect match to her impressive musical style. Appearing alongside some of modern music's biggest names, she rates as an innovator and is known for inspiring women in music as well as the rest of the world.
Thoughts on Songs with Mary J. Blige
4 years ago
It's beautiful how life before and after meeting someone, this someone that will become your partner in life, is compared with rain and sun in this song. It's true that love makes us take another look at the things around us, enabling us to leave trouble and whatever made us unhappy behind, all in order to enjoy life.