- Mary J Blidge informed her fans that she felt fresh and new as she turned 50
- RnB star celebrated her big day by sharing photos of herself in a bikini on social media
- Busta Rhymes, Angie Martinez, and Jermaine Dupri, are some celebrities who shared their birthday messages for the RnB icon
Life expectancy has really dropped across the world that many people usually celebrate when they hit 40.
It is deemed a blessing for people who move past that, to 50 and even 60 and beyond.
Well, legendary American singer Mary J Blidge recently joined the list of the few blessed human beings after hitting 50.
To mark her special day and celebrate the same, the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul took to her social media pages and shared photos of herself in a gold bikini.
In the set of photos, the star wore a metallic gold, snake print, halter bikini top and matching bottoms with her hair in platinum blonde, hip-grazing braids.
To complement her birthday look, Mary spotted gold hoop earrings from her own jewelry brand, Sister Love, matching layered bracelets, and aviator style sunglasses.
Looking at the photos, one can clearly see how fit the lass still is despite having been around for about five decades.
“Tough love is the therapy! #MaryJFly.'' she captioned one of her photos.
She continued to celebrate her glow up in a second photo in which she pulled a nice a pose with her feet cascaded in the ocean while the sun glimmered on her skin.
Captioned the second photo, the singer wrote;
Mary's stunning photos moved many people including fellow celebrities such as Busta Rhymes, Angie Martinez, and Jermaine Dupri, who shared their birthday messages for the RnB icon.
Her fans were not left behind either, as they too camped on the comments section of her posts to pamper her with sweet words.
Many paid their respects while celebrating a woman who has simultaneously shaped the RnB, hip hop, and fashion industries over the years.
Briefly.co.za understands the singer is currently in studio cooking her new album, which which is the follow-up to her 2017’s Strength of a Woman.
“It’s about life, love, struggle, but mostly triumph. Because I am learning how to rejoice in the valleys and the droughts.” she told the Los Angeles Times in a recent interview.
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