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Get your ass on the dance floor – Mary J. Blige with Family Affair

The english version: „Family Affair“ is a song from the fifth album of American recording artist Mary J. Blige. Produced by Dr. Dre, the music for the track was originally created in a jam session between Dre and musicians Mel-Man, Camara Kambon and Mike Elizondo. Later, Blige heard the song that her brother Bruce Miller, Asiah The Continent and Luchi Lodge created the lyrics and melody to and decided on recording her vocals.

The single topped the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks from November 3, 2001. It was Blige’s first Hot 100 number-one single. In 2008, for Billboard magazine’s 50th Anniversary, „Family Affair“ was listed as the 79th-biggest single on the The Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs.

Most successful song

While at the end of 2009 was named the 12th most successful song from 2000 to 2009, on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. Rolling Stone ranked it number ninety-five on their list of 100 Best Songs of the 2000s decade.



See it, hear it, dance it…

Let’s get it crunk upon
have fun upon up In this dancery
We got ya’ll open, now ya floatin‘
So you gots to dance for me
Don’t need no hateration, holleration
In this dancery
Let’s get it perculatin‘ while you’re waiting
So just dance for me

Come on everybody get on up
Cause you know we gots to get it crunk
Mary J. is in the spot tonight
And I’ma make you feel alright
(Make you feel alright)
Come on baby just party with me
Let loose and set your body free
Leave your situations at the door
So when you step inside, jump on the floor

Let’s get it crunk upon
have fun upon up In this dancery
We got ya’ll open, now ya floatin‘
So you gots to dance for me
Don’t need no hateration, holleration
In this dancery
Let’s get it perculatin‘ while you’re waiting
So just dance for me

It’s only gonna be about a matter of time
Before you get loose and start to lose your mind
Cop you a drink, go ‚head and rock your ice
Cause we celebrating „No More Drama“ in our life
With a Dre track pumpin‘, everybody’s jumpin‘
Go ahead and twist your back and get your body bumpin‘
I told you leave your situations at the door
So grab somebody and get your ass on the dance floor

Let’s get it crunk upon
have fun upon up In this dancery
We got ya’ll open, now ya floatin‘
So you gots to dance for me
Don’t need no hateration, holleration
In this dancery
Let’s get it perculatin‘ while you’re waiting
So just dance for me

We don’t need no haters
We just tryin‘ to love one another
We just want y’all have a good time
„No more drama“ in your life
Work real hard to make a dime
If you got beef, your problem, not mine
Leave all that BS outside
We’re gonna celebrate all night
Let’s have fun tonight, no fights
Turn the Dre track way up high
Making you dance all night and I
Got some real heat for ya this time
It doesn’t matter if you’re white or black
Let’s get crunk cuz Mary’s back

Let’s get it crunk upon
have fun upon up In this dancery
We got ya’ll open, now ya floatin‘
So you gots to dance for me
Don’t need no hateration, holleration
In this dancery
Let’s get it perculatin‘ while you’re waiting
So just dance for me

The Queen of R&B

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Mary J. Blige Facebook Profilfotos Copyright

Mary J. Blige: Her History

Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, model, record producer, and actress. Starting her career as a background singer on Uptown Records in 1989, Blige released her first album, What’s the 411?, in 1992, and has released 11 studio albums since and made over 150 guest appearances on other albums and soundtracks.

A recipient of nine Grammy Awards, in addition to receiving a record of thirty Grammy nominations, eight of Blige’s albums have reached multi-platinum status in the United States. My Life, in particular, is considered among the greatest albums ever recorded according to Rolling Stone, Time, and Vibe. For her part in combining hip-hop and soul in the early-1990s and its subsequent commercial success, Blige received the Legends Award at the World Music Awards. Blige also received the Voice of Music Award from music publishing company ASCAP, with its official Jeanie Weems stating that „[Blige’s] music has been the voice of inspiration to women worldwide in both struggle and triumph.“ Blige made Time magazine’s „Time 100“ list of influential individuals around the world in 2007.

Best female R&B artist of the past 25 years

As of 2013, Blige has sold more than 50 million albums and 15 million singles worldwide. Billboard ranked Blige as the most successful female R&B artist of the past 25 years. The magazine also lists her 2006 song „Be Without You“ as the top R&B song of the 2000s, as it spent an unparalleled 15 weeks atop the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In 2011, VH1 ranked Blige as the 80th greatest artist of all time. Moreover, she is ranked number 100 on the list of „100 greatest singers of all time“ by Rolling Stone magazine. In 2012, VH1 ranked Blige at number 9 in „The 100 Greatest Women in Music.“


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