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On what was supposed to be the eve of Carey’s comeback, one of her most trusted advisors sent her down to Atlanta for just one more try at a true smash, uniting her with her longtime songwriting partner, Jermaine Dupri. First two songs we did were “Get Your Number and “It’s Like That.” She came and we got that, and it [“It’s Like That”] became the first single.When she came back, we said, “Let’s do a ballad.” So we ended up making two ballads.
I’m used to be being the most focused person in the room, but on this particular track, Jermaine was so focused. Dupri: That was the first time that Johntá was brought in to write. comes down with all of his money people as I’m singing, “When you left, I lost a part of me,” over the outro and my friend Tracy Cloherty [former Hot 97 programmer and current BET exec] stopped by. She was on the top of her game and wrote an incredible song. When he heard the song, he felt like it was a really big record, but we knew we had to get two videos out at once. The rumors that we were dating were ridiculous because we’ve been friends for 20 years. You can listen to the people that were talking, the air jocks, they’ll say something like, “Mariah’s back.” You could tell that conversation was leading to this song becoming what it is. I said, “I’ll be damned, she cracked the code.” This is what we look for when we make music.The song was Carey’s sixteenth number-one single, and is largely credited for reviving her career after a brief series of less-than-successful releases. It’s missing a big song.” It wasn’t the greatest news, but basically she said, “What do you recommend?With a new Las Vegas residency underway (the song gets prime position on her set list) and a new greatest hits package, forthcoming, asked all the players—record executive L. Reid, producer Jermaine Dupri, video director Brett Ratner, songwriter Johntá Austin, and Carey herself—about writing and recording the song, watching it blow up, and why it still resonates today. Reid: Mariah had recorded the entire album and we were literally celebrating in a hotel room. We were about to toast and we raised our champagne glasses. ” And I told her, “You need to see Jermaine Dupri.”Jermaine Dupri: L. sent her to Atlanta to finish the album, but she had come down before to make some songs.“We Belong Together" and “Shake It Off.”Dupri: Mariah didn’t want to come stay in Atlanta. We didn’t even get to finish recording it down here. It was like , in the morning, and Mariah was like, “Focus, c’mon let’s go.”Mariah Carey: This is the song that I worked hardest on with Jermaine.Me, Jermaine, and Johntá [Austin] were writing for the album.
Marcus Schenkenberg (1998): Known for being a Swedish model, Marcus met Mariah at a birthday celebration for P. Eminem (2001 to 2006): Known by the rap name of Eminem, Marshall Bruce began dating Mariah on and off from July 8 of 2001 to 2006.