Mary J. Blige had no hatred when she was on stage.
The nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer took the stage on the second day of the inaugural Honeyland Music Festival in Sugar Land, Texas, on Sunday, bringing the mood to a crowd that had been standing in the rain all day. An epic performance.
Blige, 52, kicked off her headline set with her 1991 hit “You Remind Me.”
The “Power Book II: Ghost” actress also performed remixes of her other hits, including “Real Love,” “I’m Goin’ Down,” “Not Gon’ Cry” and more.
While performing “Mary Jane (All Night),” Blige stunned in a black and silver corset and tall patent leather boots, captivating the crowd with her signature “Mary Pop.”
In July, Blige was announced as headliner of the two-day festival, which showcases “the best of black people in food, spirits, music and art.”
Coco Jones, Summer Walker, Tems, Miguel, Chlöe Bailey and others also performed on stage during the Honeyland Festival.
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Jazmine Sullivan was also scheduled to perform, but she withdrew from the festival and was replaced by Walker.
Just days before Blige’s performance, she Attend the Glamor Women of the Year Awardsshe was honored along with Quinta Brunson, Millie Bobby Brown, Selma Blair and others.
Wearing a low-cut emerald sequined halterneck dress by Pamela Loren, the queen of hip-hop soul offered some sound advice to young people.
“The advice I would give is accept all of you,” she reportedly said last week. “You may not like all of you, but love all of you; you may not like a personality here or there, but you are all you.” have.
“So accept and embrace everything about you – the good, the bad, the ugly, whatever it is, it’s you.”