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Life without music from Mary J. Blige seems pretty unfathomable.
Over the weekend, Diddy and the Bad Boy family kicked off their highly-anticipated Bad Boy Reunion tour at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and there was certainly no shortage of star power.
Fans packed the venue from top to bottom and remained on their feet for most of the night as past and present members of the iconic hip hop record label took to the stage to perform a string of their classic hits that dominated the ’90s and early 2000s music scene.
Everyone from Mase, Lil’ Kim, The Lox and Total to Black Rob, French Montana and Cassie got in on the show, but one of the nights’ most memorable moments came when reigning queen of hip hop-soul Mary J. Blige emerged to deliver an unforgettable performance of her catalogue of classics.
Puff joined Mary on stage for an epic dance break that’s since taken over social media, but before all was said and done, he made sure to let Mary and the crowd know just how much she meant to Bad Boy. Pausing the music, Diddy faced Mary and proudly proclaimed, “there wouldn’t be no Bad Boy if it wasn’t for you.”
The Bad Boy Reunion tour is set to run through October of this year, but you’ll definitely want to catch them headlining this year’s ESSENCE Festival in July. For more information and to get your tickets, click HERE.
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