Kw-logo-smaller

Mary J. Blige - Concert Review

Kidzworld concert review: the No More Drama Tour is a soulful show.
Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige - Concert Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Mary J Blige's hit CD may be titled No More Drama but the No More Drama Tour has definitely got more than a little drama goin' on! The concert's a non-stop musical tribute to lovin' life and livin' good.

Where: Vancouver, Canada
June 18, 2002.

Mary J Blige's hit CD may be titled No More Drama but the No More Drama Tour has definitely got more than a little drama goin' on! Mary J is back and better than ever with a show that's a non-stop musical tribute to lovin' life and livin' good.

Just before Mary J hit the stage there was silence. No flashing lights, no drum roll, no MC, nuttin'. But, Mary J is a certified diva and she doesn't need any pre-hype. The crowd was a little restless but then four acrobatic dancers took to the stage and the Queen of Hip-Hop's silohuette took shape behind a white screen and she began to sing. With a voice like Mary J's, that's about all the build-up you need.

Mary J Blige's No More Drama Tour is a step out of a dark period in the singer's life. Mary (Puff Daddy's discovery) battled drug, alcohol and financial problems. Despite the odds she managed to come out of it all with a killer new CD and a soulful, thankful vibe that was the focus of the concert. She thanked the audience over and over for their support and love. She also thanked God frequently, which gave her hip-hop sets a gospel feel that her voice easily backed up.

Songs like Testimony and Flying Away were full with Mary J. Blige's great voice, but there were too many of these slower tunes in a row and it kinda brought down the mood. Also her dancers leaving the stage in the middle of songs kinda threw me off. Still, Mary J Blige managed to pull the crowd right back up with a dramatic version of No More Drama (where she played a piano) and a booty-shaking version of Family Affair. By the end of those two tunes, things had turned around. A duet performance of Rainy Dayz, with Ja Rule on a video screen, was the perfect ending to a night of soul.

Rating:4

Related Stories:
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

monica4realtrully
mary j blidge iz strait hood
commented: Wed Mar 21, 2012

Mizz.$_W_A_G_G -_-
got that cd nd i love it
commented: Wed Mar 21, 2012

-Kutii-

-Kutii- wrote:

Love her!
commented: Mon Aug 08, 2011

there are 3 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
get more just like it in your email

F1024518878031

Fave Hip-Hop Diva? Vote!

  • I'm a Mary J supporter all the way!
  • Aaliyah will always rule hip-hop.
  • Ashanti is the Queen of hip-hop.
  • Brandy is the coolest hip-hop diva.

related stories

latest videos

Entertainment in the forums

brody213
brody213 posted in TV Shows:
Like barny the best on how I met your mother.
reply 39 minutes
Pink_Kitty
Pink_Kitty posted in Movies:
"angel028" wrote:I LIKE HORROR MOVIES Me too. What is your favourite horror movie?
reply about 1 hour
angel028
angel028 posted in Movies:
EMMA WATSON AND KRISTEN STEWART 
reply about 1 hour
angel028
angel028 posted in Movies:
I LIKE HORROR MOVIES
reply about 1 hour
angel028
angel028 posted in Movies:
TANGLED
reply about 1 hour

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

_thumb_100x100

We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...