Growing Pains is the eighth studio album of Mary J. Blige�s fifteen-year career. Sold 629,000 copies in its first week and debuted at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and number one on the R&B chart, Geffen Records superstar and hit-making songwriter Mary J. Blige, is set to follow-up the most successful album of her career, the triple platinum The Breakthrough, with her eighth studio CD Growing Pains.
Mary is confident that her fans will not be disappointed with Growing Pains. Growing Pains represents accepting that there's pain that goes along with growing and change. No pain, no gain. Growing Pains, with Mary co-writing most of the songs on the album, features guest appearances by Ludacris and Usher and production by The Neptunes, Jazze Pha, Johnta Austin, Neyo, Stargate, Bryan-Michael Cox, Dre and Vidal, Tricky, Dream, and Sean Garrett.
Mary makes her message loud, clear and seriously funky on the first release "Just Fine" produced by Jazze Pha and Tricky and co-written by Mary and Dream. A celebration of life, "Just Fine" gives you Mary fierce, and as the video shows, glamorous. Mary's cool, clear soulful voice has always worn its emotions in the open. So get your copy now of Mary J. Blige�s Growing Pains!