It's Like That

Album: The Emancipation Of Mimi (2005)
Charted: 4 16
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  • The "It's like that y'all" hook is taken from the 1984 Run-D.M.C. track "Hollis Crew."
  • Rappers Jermaine Dupri and Fatman Scoop are featured on this track but are not credited. They also appear in the song's video along with Brian Mcknight and Randy Jackson.
  • After recording nearly 20 tracks for The Emancipation Of Mimi, her record label boss, L.A. Reid, thought something was missing. He asked her to write more songs with Jermaine Dupri, and they came up with this and the hit "We Belong Together." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 3
  • In an interview with Q magazine February 2008 Carey explained her lyric, "Them chickens is ash and I'm lotion": "That line is about girls in a nightclub rivalry situation. Two girls want the guy and in an arrogant moment one is saying she has the better skin, It's not something I've said in real life."
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  • Matthew from Milford, Ma...Please tell me she isn't saying "DJ keeps on spinning the c--t"...

    I just learned what that word means... *shudder*
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