Mary J. Blige’s debut 411 turns 20 years old tomorrow. But today, the boombox interviewed the Mary J Blige on her two decade old achievement.

“Wow, I mean to celebrate that accomplishment of the 20th anniversary of What’s the 411?… it means everything because it was the beginning of everything that I do. It was the beginning of the 20-year career span that I have. Just the longevity and the fanbase and the building of that. The first shows, being nervous, the Howard University performance Puffy booked for us, just having Biggie and everybody around that was around at that time,” she shares. Just hearing your record on the radio for the first time from that album.”

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