Rolling Stone - 11/11/2004
Uncut - 12/01/2004
"5,000 funked-up fans fill the LA Amphitheater here..."
The work of Mary J. Blige has seen her rise to superstardom in the R&B field. Her songs touch on her real life experiences, and have endeared Blige to a huge global audience. It's in the live arena that she really connects to her fans, and this concert, filmed in Los Angeles, sees her soar as she takes to the stage. Using video technology to incorporate appearances by the Notorious B.I.G. and Eve into her set, Mary J. enthrals the crowd with some of her biggest hits. Among those performed are "You Remind Me Remix," "Family Affair," "Children of The Ghetto," "Love & Life," and many others.