Mary J. Blige got her STAR today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
“God has put my name on a star”- Mary J. Blige
When I was a little girl growing up in the projects, I just wanted to sing, because it set me free from the negativity that was happening outside our home. We lived in the projects, but we had love in our home,” Mary J. BligeEmbed from Getty Images
“She’s not afraid to be vulnerable, she’s not afraid to go where the music in her life takes her,” Diddy
Awwwwww I love this family😍, her mother cries at the sight of the affection of the fans😪♥️. Happy bday & CONGRATS MARY 🎂⭐️👏🏽. #RP @bet Mood when you’re the birthday Queen AND you’re getting your Hollywood Walk of Fame Star! 🌟 Go Mary! It’s your birthday! @therealmaryjblige — #MaryJBlige #hollywoodwalkoffame
On hand for the celebration were Mary’s mother who couldn’t hold back tears, Diddy, who introduced the Queen and lead the crowd in a rendition of “Happy Birthday”, music exec, Andre Harrell who also honored Mary, and a host of other family members, industry friends and fans.
Variety live streamed the ceremony, and I’ve posted it below for you to watch. You might have to fast forward 30 minutes to get to the start of the ceremony.
Congratulations Mary, so deserving. Or as Diddy says…from Yonkers to Hollywood!!