How Mariah Carey Made “Fantasy” With ODB | Genius Level

On November 14, legendary musician and songwriter Mariah Carey stopped by Genius for the newest installment of ‘Genius Level,’ our reside dialog collection with icons of the music enterprise, together with influential artists, songwriters, producers, and executives. During the dialog with Genius’ Head of Artist Relations Rob Markman, the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame nominee delivered a retrospective on her profession only a few days earlier than the discharge of her 15th studio album, ‘Caution.’

Mariah additionally reminisced about working with late Wu-Tang Clan member Ol’ Dirty Bastard on “Fantasy (Bad Boy Remix),” a collaboration which helped make it cool for rappers to leap on R&B and pop tracks.

“They have been like what’s she doing? They actually didn’t perceive and it simply turned a factor,” Mariah remembered. “I used to be lucky sufficient to have Ol’ Dirty Bastard on the document ‘trigger I used to be an enormous fan… however sure individuals have been like, ‘I may try this. What is that? What is he doing?’ And I’m like, ‘No, no, no, no, no, simply belief me, it’s, we’re good.’”