08 Jun 2021: Mariah Carey leaves Jay-Z's Roc Nation, talks about 'explosive situation'
Recently, internet was buzzing with the news about Mariah Carey quitting Jay-Z's management company Roc Nation after an "explosive meeting" with him. The We Belong Together singer has now spoken up about the alleged bust-up, and revealed that there's no bad blood between the two frequent collaborators. Reports further suggested that the fight was "completely made up," although she indeed has left Roc Nation.
Response: She responded in the most Mariah Carey way ever
The 51-year-old singer took to Twitter and said, "The only 'explosive' situation I'd ever 'get into' with Hov is a creative tangent, such as our #1 song Heartbreaker!!" In her befitting response, she also shared the music video of the 1999 song, and added, "To the people who make up these lies, I say 'Poof! —Vamoose, sonofa-----'!" An insider also echoed Carey's post.
Fact: Carey's message to the people 'who make up these lies'
Statement: 'The relationship with Roc Nation ended amicably,' says an insider
"The relationship with Roc Nation ended amicably, and Mariah and Jay-Z are on great terms. She's now represented by Range, where her former Roc Nation manager is a Managing Partner," said the insider. To recall, Carey had signed with Roc Nation after falling out with manager Stella Bulochnikov in 2017. Her stint in the New York-based company lasted three and a half years.
Information: Roc Nation removes Carey's name from artist roster
Carey now is signed with Range Media Partners. The company has however declined to comment. To note, Roc Nation has a stellar artist roster that includes talents like Alicia Keys, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Christina Aguilera. They have now removed Carey's name from that roster. Meanwhile, Carey and Jay-Z go back a long way. The Grammy winners have belted out several hits like Heartbreaker.
Past: Throwback: Carey recalls working with Jay-Z on their first collaboration
Recalling her experience about working with Jay-Z on that song, Carey said in 2018, "We were at Mr. Chow's in New York—this is before everybody in the world knew who he was. "But we lovers of hip-hop knew who he was...were in awe of him, his talent, where he came from, his story, and everything. So we talked all night and ended up collaborating."
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