Amazon Prime Sets Mary J. Blige Music Special

Amazon Prime's 'Mary J. Blige's My Life'
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Amazon Prime will stream a new music documentary featuring R&B superstar Mary J. Blige on June 25, the streaming service said. 

Mary J. Blige’s My Life, traces the singer’s inspiration in creating her signature 1994 album My Life, which propelled her from the soul-crushing world of New York’s housing projects to international stardom, according to Amazon. As part of the documentary, Blige will perform the album live for the first time, said the service.

Mary J. Blige’s My Life is executive produced by Blige, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Tara Long, Mark Ford, Kevin Lopez, Jeffrey Harleston and Jody Gerson.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.