It has been a while since the Queen of Neo-Soul music has released an album, however Mary J. Blige is set to release one in three weeks time! On April 28th, Mary J. Blige will release her newest album, Strength of a Woman.
The singer-songwriter has plenty of experience with song writing and this album seems like a bit of a glimpse into the long time stars’ heart and emotions. Battling troubles of her own in terms of love and marriage, Mary J. Blige has the added pressure of dealing with the media constantly. After releasing U + Me (Lesson Learned), the song details in some emotion the struggles of love and dependence, however in her usual neo-soul style, it seems to tell the perfect story with the appropriate tempo. Bringing plenty of life lessons to the album, Mary J. Blige seems to have reserved this album to reflect and portray some incredibly important feelings and themes like love, freedom, letting go, keeping strong, and moving on.
Here is the track list for Strength of a Woman:
- Love Yourself (Featuring Kanye West)
- Thick of It
- Set Me Free
- It’s Me
- Glow Up (Featuring Quavo, DJ Khaled, & Missy Elliot)
- U + Me (Lesson Learned)
- Thank Your
- Find the Love
- Smile (Featuring Prince Charlez)
- Telling the Truth (Featuring Kaytranada)
- Strength of a Woman
- Hello Father
With so many incredible collaborations on this album including Kaytranada, Missy Elliot, Kanye West, and DJ Khaled to name a few, it seems like Mary J. Blige has grabbed some top hot right now stars with incredible talents. What’s refreshing about Mary J. Blige and her music is that she stays true to who she is. Check it out below to see what we mean!
If you haven’t heard U + Me (Love Lesson) yet, here it is:
Oh, and in case you forgot about this gem:
Now we are left to wonder if Mary J. Blige will head out on a long tour anytime soon? We do know that she will play the following shows in the United States:
May 11: Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, SC
May 13: The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT
May 14: The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT
July 01: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
July 28: Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH