Take Two #8: Mary J Blige's "What's the 411?" with Naima Cochrane

Take Two #8: Mary J Blige's "What's the 411?" with Naima Cochrane

By MaximumFun.org

We wrap up another edition of Take Two and discuss Mary J Blige's debut album What's The 411? We get into Mary's role in hip-hop soul, the story of Uptown Records, and Mary's image at the time. 

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Show Tracklisting (all songs from What's the 411? unless otherwise indicated):

Slow DownWhat's The 411?Lil Louis: Club Lonely (I'm On The Guest List Mix)My LoveReal LoveLeave A MessageLove No LimitMariah Carey: EmotionsShanice: I Love Your SmileTracie Spencer: Tender KissesLisa Fischer: How Can I Ease The PainReal LoveReminisceLove No LimitIntro TalkI Don't Want To Do AnythingLove No LimitChanges I've Been Going ThroughYou Don't Have To WorryWhat's the 411?Leave A MessageAudio Two: Top Billin'Real LoveReminisceChanges I've Been Going ThroughIntro: Ribbon in the SkyGuy: Do Me RightSWV: Anything - Old Skool Radio Version

Here is the Spotify playlist of as many songs as we can find on there

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