Alexa, please play 50 Cent’s “In Da Club,” because R&B goddess Mary J. Blige is bringing the heat for her 49th birthday. The “Just Fine” singer showed her Instagram followers how to bring in Capricorn season with a BANG!
“It’s almost that time……….. #CapricornSeason @dandremichael,” Blige wrote for her caption in a post from Saturday, Jan. 11, the day she turned 49.
Blige rocked a sequined purple Harry Halim Paris lurex jacquard set styled by celebrity stylists Wayman Bannerman and Micah McDonald.
Her ’fit was paired with gold leopard boots by Paris Texas, Jennifer Fisher hoops, and sunglasses by Quay Australia. Hairstylist Tym Wallace styled the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’s hair, and fans were here for Blige’s rock star look.
“You get finer and finer as time goes by.”
“Damn, you look incredible ,” actress Tasha Smith wrote.
“MARY! Quit stepping on our NECKS! .”
“The flyest to ever do it.”
“You look fkn amazing. Legend .”
“Come the f– thru auuunnntie .”
While Blige was raining purple, MCs Nas and 50 Cent wished Blige a happy birthday via Instagram.
“ F– this I’m headed back to the gym, Happy Birthday @therealmaryjblige wishing you many more God Bless,” 50 Cent wrote for his caption before hashtagging, “#starzgettheapp #abcforlife.”
It’s winter, but Blige was celebrating #HotGirlSummer as she showed off her toned thighs in a leopard-print bathing suit that had fans heating up in the comments section on her personal account.
“Yesssssssss Mary yessssssss.”
“D– you look good .”
“Baby girl, how old are you now? True definition of black don’t crack wow simply stunning .”
“Come thru, sis!!! D– girl u killin it love you & your style is unmatched .”
Last year, Blige and rapper Nas went on their “Royalty Tour” across North America. Nas also sent a heartfelt message to his longtime friend and co-headliner.
“Happy Birthday to the Powerful Queen @therealmaryjblige,” Nas wrote for the photo caption of himself and Blige rocking the stage together.
Fans wished Blige a happy birthday while complimenting the two in Nas’ comments section.
“Happy Born Day Queen MJB!!!!”
“Happy anniversary around the sun, MJB.”
“Y’all BOTH look good…..”
“The best dynamic duo .”