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Mary J. Blige and Pepsi team up for “Strength Of A Woman Festival & Summit”

2022 is a big year for Miss Mary J. Blige.

This Monday, Mary J. Blige continued her series of major career changes with the announcement of her first “Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit” in collaboration with Pepsi and Live Nation Urban.

According to HipHopNPlusthe festival is set to take place in Atlanta, Georgia, May 6-8 (intentionally scheduled for Mother’s Day weekend), and will consist of “three days of music, comedy and community building which were “shamelessly organized for and by women.”

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“The idea for the festival came to us after the first listening sessions of my latest album with my family, friends and women in the industry,” said the Hello beauty recording artist shared in a statement. “Each time the people in the room would share a story, often of heartbreak or pain, but always ending with joy and love and how their girlfriends or mother or sister helped them find their voice and their strength.”

After two years of being stuck indoors, Blige and her collaborators felt like a festival dedicated to them was what women deserved right now. “I’m so grateful to all of the artists, vendors and attendees for engaging with our inaugural event and I’m so excited to do so in a city that has been with me since the very beginning of my career,” he said. she declared. keep on going.

“I am proud to be creating this with my sisters and look forward to an undeniably beautiful and special experience.”

Other famous faces gracing the stage alongside Blige in May include Ella Mai, Chaka Khan, Xscape, City Girls, Queen Naija, Kiana Ledé, Emotional Oranges, Sevyn Streeter, Baby Tate, Rubi Rose, Ms. Pat, Kierra Sheard and Le’ Andria Johnson, among others.

Pre-sale tickets for the event went live this morning at 10 a.m. ET, and general on-sale goes live this Thursday, March 10 at 10 a.m. ET. at this link.

Will you be heading to Atlanta to attend Mary J. Blige and Pepsi’s “Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit”? Leave a comment below and let us know.