Mary J. Blige honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Singer Mary J. Blige

AFP Robyn Beck Singer Mary J. Blige poses with her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

"Ladies, let me tell you something / We come too far to lose / We'll win this battle / We suffer hard for love", she sings, adding, "Look what we're made of, attractive scars on us / This life is what we make it / Won't change a thing / Ain't worry about it, no".

"There were times when I didn't want to step outside my house because I had been hurt so bad", she told the crowd during her acceptance speech.

"I am feeling like a proud musical father", said Harrell, who founded the label to which Blige signed at 18. She pours everything into a record and into a performance. But I thank God for this moment. With a Hollywood star added to her already cemented legacy, Blige's story now lives on forever.

The star is the 2,626th since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the first 1,558 stars.

Blige was recently nominated for a Golden Globe and SAG Award for her role in the film. "We learned how to survive". "I know my work and I understand what this means". I say that with confidence and not arrogance.

Blige's second album, "My Life", released in 1994, featured the hits "I'm Going Down", "Mary Jane", "I Love You", and the title track, which became a signature song for her.

Blige began her acting career in 1998 with an appearance on The WB comedy, "The Jamie Foxx Show". Also, Andre said that since Mary was introduced as the queen of hip-hop and soul music on Soul Train, she has held that title.

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