|Mary J. Blige with Jay-Z|
With over 70 million combined albums sold worldwide and 12 Grammy wins together, Mary J. Blige and JAY-Z embark on a 25-date North American co-headlining tour. The "Mary J. Blige & JAY-Z: Heart of the City" tour marks the first time in more than 15 years that an African American male/female bill of this stature have co-headlined a national concert tour.
A six-time Grammy Award winner, Mary J. Blige has won more than 25 awards in all, including NAACP Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, BET Awards, MTV's Video Music Awards, Soul Train Awards and more. Her 8th and current studio album, Growing Pains, reached platinum in three weeks.
Co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, Jay-Z currently is the president of Rocawear, part owner of the New Jersey Nets and co-owner of the successful 40/40 chain. Most recently, Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter held the title of President of Def Jam Records where he helped guide the careers of superstar artists and multiple Grammy nominees such as Rihanna, Ne-Yo, NAS, Kanye West and Young Jeezy.
Songs like “99 Problems,” “Big Pimpin’,” “Crazy in Love,” “Hard Knock Life,” and “Show Me What You Got” have turned Jay-Z into one of the most popular hip hop and rap artists of all time.
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