Following the successful Kanye West, Jay Z & 2 Pac Gold Digging releases Mary J Blige kicks off the series for 2007. When her debut album ‘What’s The 411’ hit the streets in 1992 critics and fans a like were floored by it’s powerful combination of modern R&B and edgy raps about her tough up bringing in Yonkers, New York. Since then she’s recorded 7 albums, notched up countless top 10 hits and even a few number ones on the road to becoming a
Throughout her career she’s worked with many well-known producers and artists including Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs (aka Diddy), Dr Dre, Notorious B.I.G, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Lauryn Hill and George Michael and most recently has been nominated for a staggering 8 Grammy Awards including ‘Record Of The Year’, ‘Song Of The Year’, ‘Best R&B Song’ and ‘Best R&B Album’. The winners will be announced on Feb 11th 2007.
This album gathers together 18 tracks sampled from some of her biggest hits and collaborations.