Apollo Theater immortalizes the Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary j Blige By inducting her into his Walk of Fame on Friday (May 28).
“Performing for the first time at Apollo, I was not on stage like myself,” Blige said of her induction Cbs 2. “I was in the stage singing background for Jeff Redd. And from there, it was all history. “
Born in the Bronx, Yonkers-raised superstars join other superstars who are in the Harlem Theater’s Walk of Fame, such as Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones, Ella FitzGerald, Smokey Robinson And this Temptation.
Mary J’s first appearance at Apollo was in 1992 Showtimes in apollo. He then did a number of sold-out shows at the legendary site. The theater was also the place where he performed songs from his debut album for the first time.