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Mary J. Blige

Chuck Berry in the Chess Records recording studio. The New York Times reports that originals of Berry's Chess catalog were burned in the 2008 Universal fire. Gilles Petard/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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From Chuck Berry To Tupac Shakur: Taking Stock Of The 2008 Universal Fire

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Whitney Houston (shown here performing in 1994) starred in the movie Waiting To Exhale, and contributed several songs to its breathtaking, beloved soundtrack. Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"It's a responsibility being Mary J. Blige," the singer says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I'm Not Going To Be Broken': Mary J. Blige On 'Strength Of A Woman'

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Mary J. Blige has just released a new album, her 13th, called The London Sessions. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

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Mary J. Blige: 'I'm Not Worried, Trying To Keep It Real — I Am Real'

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Guest DJ Smokey Robinson

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Radiohead Bonus Disc Not So Crucial

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Career Profile: Singer Mary J. Blige

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Mary J. Blige, Making 'The Breakthrough'

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Mary J. Blige's new album is My Life II. Markus Klinko and Indrani hide caption

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For The Queen Of Hip-Hop Soul, A Sequel About Strength

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