Mary J Blige Albums
If you have an affinity for hip-hop love songs, listen to Mary J. Blige albums.The singer was born January 11, 1971 in The Bronx, New York. Mary J. Blige has been one of the most popular R&B and hip-hop singers since the early 1990s. She has a long musical resume. The artist began her career with her album, "What's the 411?", in 1992. Mary J. Blige is most known for her single, "Real Love", which was featured in that album.
- "What's the 411". Again, this was the first of Mary J. Blige albums. Though it was her first album, it was a very successful one; "What's the 411?" went three times platinum. This album is outstanding, there are no inferior pieces. In this album, Sean "Puffy" Combs was her producer and she credits him for her success. Mary J. Blige always wears her heart on her sleeve, but it is especially true in this album, her emotional expressions are bare. The following are six well-known singles: "You Remind Me", "Real Love", "Reminisce", "Sweet Thing", "Love No Limit", and "My Limit".
- "My Life". This awesome musical masterpiece was the second of Mary J. Blige albums. While more concentrated and cultivated than her first album, this Mary J. Blige album does not fail in delivering soulful and vitalizing prose. In "My Life", Mary J. Blige drew influences from older male R&B singers, such as Barry White. Her popular singles from this album are "Be Happy", "I'm Going Down", and "Mary Jane".
- "Mary". In "Mary", the artist moves from a youthful hip-hop sound to a more old-school R&B sound. This album represents her maturation and life satisfaction. At this point in Mary J. Blige's life, she overcomes drug addiction and depression. The singles "All that I Can Say", "Deep Inside", and "Give Me You", were played on the radio constantly.
- "The Breakthrough". In this Mary J. Blige Album, the artist shines a lot of light into her intimate life. Her album, "The Breakthrough", was guided by many producers. Some of the producers include: Bryan Michael Cox, Raphael Saddiq, 9th wonder, will.i.am, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, and J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League. Popular songs on this Mary J. Blige album are "Take Me As I Am", "One", and "Be Without You".
- "Stronger With Each Tear". This was the first of Mary J. Blige albums to partner up with several international artists. Some of these international artists include Drake, Tiziano Ferro, and Jay Sean. "Stronger With Each Tear" is the most upbeat of Mary J. Blige Albums. She returns to more hip-hop melodies and experiments with "dance" beats, in some of her songs. Not only does her beats sound more upbeat but so do her lyrics. There are more songs about joys than sorrows. Some of the hits on the album are "The One", "I Am", and "We Got Hood Love".