Strength of a Woman

Album: Strength Of A Woman (2017)

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  • In the summer of 2016, Mary J. Blige announced her divorce from her husband and manager, Martin "Kendu" Isaacs after 12 years of marriage. Although it may be easy to conclude that Strength of a Woman is about their split, the songstress told Extra's Tracey Edmonds it's actually about the what she went through while trying to salvage their marriage.

    "The title Strength of a Woman came from actually me understanding my strength as a woman, not from this divorce," she said. "The divorce came later. Which is when the divorce happened. But I was writing this album earlier from the perspective of a woman fighting really, really hard for her marriage."

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