Mariah Carey Set To Release “The Emancipation of Mimi”
In-Stores April 12th on Island Def Jam
(January 24, 2005) New York, New York – Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, is set to release her highly anticipated album, The Emancipation of Mimi, on Island Def Jam. Already being heralded as one of the hottest releases of the year, the album is set to arrive in stores on April 12th (and one day earlier in territories outside the US).
The new single “It’s Like That” (co-produced by ueber-producer Jermaine Dupri), which was officially released just yesterday, is already a top 20 hit on the Rhythm chart and this week’s Hot Shot Debut on the Billboard Hot 100, with over 35 million in audience – all without the support of a music video! The music video will be shot next
week by Hollywood A-list director Brett Ratner (Rush Hour, Red Dragon).
Mariah Carey wrote and co-produced every song on the album, which features guest appearances by superstar artists Snoop Dogg, Nelly and Twista, and features production by The Neptunes, Kanye West and Jermaine Dupri.- MariahCarey.com