Backup Singers Who Blew Up

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Mary J. Blige

Before she ascended to her throne, the Queen of Hip Hop Soul was a humble backup singer to new-jack-swing crooner Jeff Redd, who helped sign Blige to her breakthrough deal with Uptown Records. 

 

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