Sensational R&B, soul, and hip hop artists Mary J. Blige and Nas are bringing their signature sounds to the Xfinity Center!
Mary Jane Blige was born in The Bronx in 1971 and is a singer, songwriter, model, record producer, and actress. Over the years, her musical style has spanned many genres such as contemporary R&B (a genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop, and dance), soul, hip hop soul (a subgenre of contemporary R&B - most popular during the early and mid 1990s - which fuses rhythm and blues/gospel singing with hip hop musical production), and neo soul (a style of music that emerged from soul and contemporary R&B but is distinguished by a less conventional sound and the presence of many other genres ranging from jazz, funk, and hip hop to pop, fusion, and African music).
She’s had an illustrious career with 13 studio albums, 2 live albums, 5 compilation albums, 83 singles, and she’s sold over 65 million records worldwide. She’s received many accolades including 9 Grammy Awards, 4 American Music Awards, 4 BET Awards, 10 Billboard Music Awards, 1 MTV Video Music Award, 5 Soul Train Awards, 2 World Music Awards, and 4 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Pop Music Awards.