Mary J. Blige To Premiere New Documentary on Amazon Prime Video To Commemorate 25th Anniversary of ‘My Life’ Album+MJB & Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs To Serve As EP’s

Posted December 4, 2019
image via MJB Instagram

Mary J. Blige has a legendary and triumphant story and now the world will get to see and hear about it all from her mouth directly like never before.

It was announced on Tuesday (Dec.3) that the Queen of Hip Hop Soul will is currently readying a documentary that is set to air on Amazon Prime.

The project is a collaboration with Amazon Studios and Entertainment One (eOne) and is directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth and will launch on Amazon Prime Video. Blige, along with longtime friend and producer Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, will serve as executive producer under her Blue Butterfly banner.

via Rap-Up:

The announcement arrives on the 25th anniversary of Blige’s seminal album My Life. The film will offer an intimate look into the emotional journey of Blige’s struggles with poverty, abuse, addiction, and heartbreak, and follows the R&B icon as she heads out on a tour to perform her sophomore album for the first time ever.

“We all know Mary J. Blige as the two-time Oscar nominee, Grammy Award winning, multi-hyphenate who has sold over 80 million records,” said Matt Newman, Co-Head of Movies at Amazon Studios. “But through this documentary, audiences will see a raw and honest side of Mary J. Blige opening up about her personal journey of redemption and healing. We are thrilled to share with our worldwide Prime Video customers this exclusive, never-before-seen, inside look into the global legend, Mary J. Blige.”

Added Tara Long, eOne’s President of Global Unscripted, Television, “I have long admired Mary as an artist, an icon, and a strong, fearless woman. The story of her life has inspired us enormously and we are thrilled to be making this project with her and her team, Ashaunna [Ayars] and Nicole [Jackson]. Mary’s album My Life is both iconic and tremendously impactful, we hope that by bringing it to screens we can continue to inspire audiences around the world as her music has done for decades.”

Very exciting news! Are you here for the upcoming MJB documentary?

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