Say it ain’t so! The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul has officially announced her divorce from husband Kendu Isaacs after a 12-year run. And while we know she’s probably going through a difficult time, we can rest assured that Mary J. is about to give us some hot fire on her next album. Because what’s a breakup without a little Mary J.?
Since Mary J. has helped us through so many heartaches, we’ve compiled this playlist to get her through this tough time:
Lauryn Hill: "Ex Factor"
Stevie Wonder: "Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer"
Brian McKnight: "One Last Cry"
Toni Braxton: "Unbreak My Heart"
Mary J. Blige: "Not Gon’ Cry"
Allure: "All Cried Out"
Aretha Franklin: "I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You)"
Alanis Morissette: "You Oughta Know"
Carl Thomas: "Emotional"
Mary J. Blige: "No More Drama"
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