Mary J. Blige’s new album is right around the corner, but fans are getting a taste of what’s to come with the singer’s new single, “Love Yourself.”
Teaming up with Kanye West, the 2017 ESSENCE Festival performer sings about finding strength in tough times and urges listeners to love themselves.
It’s been a rocky year for the singer, who filed for divorce from her husband of 12 years, Kendu Isaacs, back in July. Their drama has played out in the media, with Isaacs requesting almost $130,000 in monthly spousal support. He’s also allegedly asking the singer to pay $5,000 in child support for kids from previous relationships.
Blige’s album, Strength of a Woman, is expected to be one of Mary’s most emotional albums. Other guests will include Migo’s Quavo, Missy Elliot, and Kaytranada.
In October, the singer dropped ‘Thick of It,” which featured Jazmine Sullivan and will also appear on her new album.
Strength of a Woman is expected to drop April 28.