Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short and wear shirts and boots because it’s okay to be a boy; for girls it’s like promotion. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading, according to you, because secretly you believe that being a girl is degrading.
At least we now know what “Cry.” was about – or rather, whom. After six years, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have separated. It would be gauche to speculate as to the reasons why or to dwell on this, but suffice it to say it marks another low point in a blue period for Mariah, during which her latest album Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse totally bombed.
Her fourteenth studio album, Me. I Am Mariah… dropped on May 23, arriving and departing without trace. It shifted a meagre 58,000 copies in its first week of release in the States and peaking at only #14 on our album charts. About this fact – not so much fact as injustice and travesty – we are all partly responsible and should share the feelings of guilt and shame. For, we elected to pass over one of the best and most complete albums Carey has ever put out.