Mary J. Blige is the queen hip-hop/soul and has lived up to that title since she first emerged on the scene in the early 90’s. She effortlessly blending two very different genres into her style and music, keeping her sound and message authentically her and telling stories everyone could identify with. In celebration her 47th birthday, let’s take a look back at some the songs that prove why she rightfully deserves to hold the crown.

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