In the past she has said: ‘I never slept with anyone to get where I am, but they were after me to do that.I fought hard.’ So have things improved at all over the past 20 years?‘I’m proud of getting to a point where you can’t tell me I’m not a beautiful person in my heart.’ The couple share a m mansion in New Jersey.There was a time when hell would have to be chilly for Mary J.Blige and Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey definitely make the list. She told this girl in the front row, ‘B-tch, don’t you ever touch my man again.’ I couldn’t take that no more.During a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, the Jodeci singer dished on their 12-year relationship and why he believes it crashed and burned.“We had fun man. She use to break up our [hotel] parties.”When asked whether or not he believes Mary is his soulmate, K-Ci had this to say:“I was in love with Mary. She always gave me my props.”Speaking of throwback relationships, K-Ci’s group member Dalvin also dished on his relationship TLC’s T-Boz.“That was a cool relationship it was fun,” said Dalvin.The look, along with the streetwise soul found in songs like "Cry 4 U" and "Feenin" (as well as a few run-ins with the law) made them the antithesis to good-guy personas of then-peaking R&B superstars Boyz II Men. Dalvin held down production duties for the group, founded the Swing Mob, a collective responsible for the discovery of musical geniuses like Timbaland, Missy Elliott, and Static Major. So what does it mean for you to be coming out with music right now? ' At the end of the day, if you squeeze a lemon and all the juice is out, there's no more lemon left. The first one was successful, and we came back and said D, you ready?
And some 20 years after their vanishing, artists from Raheem De Vaughn to Justin Bieber continue to express a deep admiration. Now, behind closed doors, let's be just as successful when you go to the bank.
Gloriously billed to portray the legendary jazz artist Nina Simone in an upcoming project of Paramount Pictures/ MTV Films, Mary J.
Blige brilliantly maintains her dominance in R&B/hip-hop soul scene as her seventh album, 'The Breakthrough' went straight to the top spot of The Billboard 200 right after its release on December 20, 2005.
And then, K-Ci started to reminisce about double dates with Mary and T-Boz, but Dalvin wasn’t with it.“Man I’m not talking about T-Boz and Mary stories up here man [laughs].”Their interview was filled with plenty of other gems.
Up on the 22nd floor of New York’s Ritz-Carlton hotel, looking over Central Park, Mary J Blige and I are discussing the ‘oversexualisation’ of young women in music and her own refusal to disrobe to sell more records.
Blige and her ex-boyfriend Cedric “K-Ci” Hailey to be in the same room together.