Mary J. Blige is taking over Apple Music.
The singer is discussing her life and career with Apple Music 1’s Nadeska in a new interview ahead of a special concert streaming Wednesday night exclusively on Apple Music.
During the interview, Mary reflects on the 30-year anniversary of her debut album, What’s the 411, and her longevity in the business.
“I am super proud of myself because I did a lot of work to get here… I’m proud of my soul, my spirit, my work ethic, the people that I choose to be around me, the energy that I give to people, I’m proud,” she says. “I’m super proud of how far I came because I come a long way.”
When discussing her co-headlining performance at the Super Bowl halftime show earlier this year with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar, Blige says, “I don’t even have the words to explain how full and how huge of an accomplishment that was. I just felt so strong. And I felt like, first of all, grateful to have been asked, but I definitely felt like I earned that moment.”
Apple Music is paying tribute to MJB all day long with interviews as well as her greatest hits. Then at 7 p.m. PT, a pre-recorded concert will be streamed for fans in over 165 countries. The show was taped July 13 at New York City’s historic United Palace and will feature a career-spanning setlist.
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