Mary J. Blige performs at the 8th annual Apollo Theater Spring Gala Concert at The Apollo Theater in New York City.

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The road to the 2014 ESSENCE Festival has begun and we've got a little music for the ride! Check out these greatest hits from our newly announced artists: Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie and Erykah Badu.

Essence.com
Jan, 08, 2014

The road to the 2014 ESSENCE Festival has begun and we've got a little music for the ride! Check out these greatest hits from our newly announced artists: Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie and Erykah Badu.