Mary J. Blige releases the lyric video for her brand new single “Whole Damn Year,” the lead offering from her forthcoming album, Mary J. Blige: The London Sessions, slated for release on December 2nd. On the ballad, the Queen of Hip Hop Soul sings sobbingly about being hurt in a relationship, while the clip features the lyrics over London landmarks and images of the English countryside.
“It’s all about the London music scene and I’m so excited to have been part of it, to record my album,” Blige says of the opus, which features collaborations with Sam Smith, Disclosure, Naughty Boy, Emeli Sande, Sam Romans, Jimmy Napes, and Eg White. “The songs are fun, therapeutic and soulful. This is a beautiful change for me and I’m proud of what we have done here.”