Mary J. Blige:
Mary J. Blige is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She began her career in the late 1980s, working as a back-up singer. In 1992, she released her debut studio album What’s the 411? This was followed by the albums My Life (1994), Share My World (1997), and Mary (1999). In 2001, she ventured into acting with her film debut in Prison Song.
That same year, she released her fifth album No More Drama. She has since released eight more albums afterward. She’s also starred in more movies, including I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Rock of Ages, and Black Nativity. Her role as Florence Jackson in the 2017 film Mudbound gained her Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Song.