Posted by Dave
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3/3/2006 3:29:11 PM
Tags and topics realted to this article include Mary J. Blige. Hip Hop, Rap and Interviews.
R&B’s reigning goddess of all things real, Mary J. Blige reveals in the March issue of Trace magazine (on newsstands March 6) the perils and triumphs of her uphill battle from humble beginnings to high level superstardom including — all the life lessons she picked up enroute. Mary’s story reflects Trace magazines own take on luxury: rather than the superficial accoutrements of money and fame, luxury is about peacefulness with who you are as a person and the direction your life is heading. In short, luxury is a state of mind.
Highlights from this issue of the magazine include:
Mary J. Blige — Trace magazine gets up close and personal with the sultry soulstress on the eve of the release of her new album BreakThrough, which is already climbing the charts with rapid-fire heat.
Mobb Deep—Hip-hop’s beloved infamous duo stages a comeback coup with their new album Blood Money, and talks about their new partnership with 50 Cent’s G-Unit record label.
Rachel Roy—Damon Dash’s collaborator and wife talks about juggling a business partnership with marriage and intimacy in this tell-all interview.
Trace magazine goes globetrotting to interview young footballers from South Africa, China and Germany, catching them on the field and under fire. Trace also talks to them specifically about the various “street” incarnations of the world’s game. From Diski in Johannesburg to Li-Long in Hong Kong to football in Germany, Trace explores the cultural nuances that bend, break and rewrite the rules of the game.
Plus Trace style stories take a look at the sizzling Maliwood fashion world, as well as the cool-chic glam-slam of Angel Rebel.
Trace magazine delivers an editorial vision of new styles, products, sounds and ideas for a young trendsetting, metropolitan and international readership. Identifying the shapers, definers, creators and inspirers in every field of popular culture, Trace mixes the very best in new music, film, fashion, art and culture. Founded in 1997, New York-based, nationally-distributed style title, Trace is known for groundbreaking design, stunning photography, perceptive reportage and astute marketing coverage and promotion.
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