In the words of DJ Khaled “another one,” Mary J Blige continues to hold the crown as the Queen of Hip Hop when she announced on Monday her international summer tour.
Blige took to social media with a trailer in support of her tour which follows her 13th album “Strength of a Woman” with her single “Thick of it” being her longest running No.1 single.
Coming to 21 cities filled with fans, Blige is set to kick start this tour July 30th in Chicago while Grammy Winning singer Lalah Hathaway joins Blige as the opener. The tour is set to cross paths with the Essence Festival in New Orleans and other cities such as Atlantic City, Paris, and Miami before closing early september in San Francisco.
With life producing some her greatest hits, Blige simultaneously opens up about splitting from her husband during the promotion of this album.
Strength of a Woman includes features from heavy hitters in the game such as Miss Elliot, Kanye West, and DJ Khaled. Blige scored a Billboard 200 chart topper for her single while her album sits at No. 3 on the May 20th chart, BillBoard reported. Blige also is nominated for Centric Award Top R&B/HipHop Artist and Bet Award Best Female R&B/Pop Artist for “Thick of it.”
The tour tickets is set to go on sale Friday.