VIBE Honors Mary J. Blige At Pre-Grammy Event

Queen of Hip Hop Soul is honored at VIBE's Impact Awards

MARY J BLIGEAt VIBE Magazine’s first ever Impact Awards, Mary J. Blige was honored for her storied career thus far.

MC Lyte, Babyface, Jermaine Dupri, Anita Baker and Queen Latifah were among the luminaries attending the event.

The man who most felt was an integral part of her career, Diddy, stated, “She’s a musical soulmate, she’s my sister, she’s one of my best friends in the world, Mary is our queen. … There is no one to come after her.”

Blige was recently seen in the Lifetime movie, ‘Betty & Coretta,’ starring as Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X with Angela Bassett starring as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s wife, Coretta Scott King.

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