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Thread started 12/09/08 10:13am

Bishop31

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Can Mary J Blige Sing?

I'm not questioning her Soul or emotion on her songs. But, let's be honest..her voice is not that thorough, especially Live. I always hear people comparing Keisha Cole to Mary. I honestly don't think Mary could vocally handle a song like "Love". Keisha, while not being a polished singer, may very well be a better singer than Mary. I'm not a big fan of neither Artist. I'm just making an observation.

Does anybody feel that Mary J. has a great signing voice?
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Reply #1 posted 12/09/08 10:34am

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I personally like both singers. I think that Mary is great at being able to convey emotions through her voice. Her career speaks for itself. She is a good singer, with the ability to hit some high notes, but I wouldn't classify her as a "great" singer. She is good, though. If she wasn't, her career would have died a long time ago.
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Reply #2 posted 12/09/08 10:41am

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Mary aint the greatest singer but I want to say this..... she has something to say. She always has and that is why I love her.

Interestingly enough, I was listening to NPR one time and they were doing one of their musical segments and it began with a woman singing an old soul song and I got excited because I couldn't wait to find out who this new voice was. It was Mary. When she isn't into her theatrics and she is just calm and centered, she has a wonderful voice.

I love that she's been through the shit and dusted herself off so that she can shine. That'w what Mary is all about and why I'm proud to call her one of my favorite artists nod
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Reply #3 posted 12/09/08 10:53am

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SupaFunkyOrgangrinderSexy said:

Mary aint the greatest singer but I want to say this..... she has something to say. She always has and that is why I love her.

Interestingly enough, I was listening to NPR one time and they were doing one of their musical segments and it began with a woman singing an old soul song and I got excited because I couldn't wait to find out who this new voice was. It was Mary. When she isn't into her theatrics and she is just calm and centered, she has a wonderful voice.

I love that she's been through the shit and dusted herself off so that she can shine. That'w what Mary is all about and why I'm proud to call her one of my favorite artists nod


I agree. I have always loved her messages in her music. But, sometimes I cringe when I see her perform.
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Reply #4 posted 12/09/08 10:55am

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She's not the greatest singer, but she sangs from the heart.
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Reply #5 posted 12/09/08 10:57am

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angel345 said:

She's not the greatest singer, but she sangs from the heart.


Have u heard Kanye West's new album? He's singing from the heart, too.
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Reply #6 posted 12/09/08 11:24am

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Bishop31 said:

I'm not questioning her Soul or emotion on her songs. But, let's be honest..her voice is not that thorough, especially Live. I always hear people comparing Keisha Cole to Mary. I honestly don't think Mary could vocally handle a song like "Love". Keisha, while not being a polished singer, may very well be a better singer than Mary. I'm not a big fan of neither Artist. I'm just making an observation.

Does anybody feel that Mary J. has a great signing voice?


Yep MJB she can sing ..saw her live her voice was strong as hell and clear..seen Keisha only on promo video she looks good but can't judge her by that! has anyone got a live video they can point to? wink
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Reply #7 posted 12/09/08 11:27am

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LondonStyle said:

Bishop31 said:

I'm not questioning her Soul or emotion on her songs. But, let's be honest..her voice is not that thorough, especially Live. I always hear people comparing Keisha Cole to Mary. I honestly don't think Mary could vocally handle a song like "Love". Keisha, while not being a polished singer, may very well be a better singer than Mary. I'm not a big fan of neither Artist. I'm just making an observation.

Does anybody feel that Mary J. has a great signing voice?


Yep MJB she can sing ..saw her live her voice was strong as hell and clear..seen Keisha only on promo video she looks good but can't judge her by that! has anyone got a live video they can point to? wink



I've seen mary more than i care to mentioned and in the begining Mary vocals were hard to take, but she has gotten sooooo much better live
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Reply #8 posted 12/09/08 11:37am

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Live she is hit and miss.
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