The trek, dubbed Mary J. Blige: The Breakthrough Experience will feature opening acts Jaheim and Latoya.

The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul is supporting her chart topping album The Breakthrough, which has sold more than 2.2 million copies.

Blige last hit the road in 2004. Her touring career started in 1992, opening for Jodeci and Bobby Brown. She reached headlining status three years later on a co-bill tour with Jodeci.