Chris Riemenschneider of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune chatted recently with Mary J. Blige, where she explained her reasons to revisit her hip hop past with collaborations with Dr. Dre, Even, the Neptunes, and Missy Elliott on her latest album ‘No More Drama’. “A lot of people were like, ‘OK, Mary, what’s the deal?'” she said. “I have to keep the fans happy, you know. They’re buying my records without making me take off my shirt and bare my breasts or whatever, so I have to respect their wishes to a point.” Read more.