Mariah Carey

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, New York.[7][8] Her father, Alfred Roy Carey, was of African American and Afro-Venezuelan descent, while her mother, Patricia (née Hickey), is of Irish descent. The last name Carey was adopted by her Venezuelan grandfather, Francisco Núñez, after he came to New York. [9] Patricia was an occasional opera singer and vocal coach before she met Alfred in 1960.[8] As he began earning a living as an aeronautical engineer, the couple wed later that year, and moved into a small suburb in New York.[9] After their elopement, Patricia's family disowned her for marrying a black man. Carey later explained that growing up, she felt neglected by her maternal family, which greatly affected her. [9] During the years between the births of Carey's older sister Alison and herself, the Carey family struggled within the community due to their ethnicity.[9] Carey's name was derived from the song "They Call the Wind Maria," originally from the 1951 Broadway musical Paint Your Wagon.[10][11] When Carey was three, her parents divorced.[12] "It's been difficult for me, moving around so much, having to grow up by myself... my parents divorced. And I always felt kind of different from everybody else in my neighborhoods. I was a different person ethnically. And sometimes, that can be a problem. If you look a certain way, everybody goes 'White girl', and I'd go,After their separation, Alison moved in with her father, while the other two children, Mariah and brother Morgan, remained with their mother. Carey would grow apart from her father, and would later stop seeing him altogether.[12][14] By the age of four, Carey recalled that she had begun to sneak the radio under her covers at night, and just sing and try to find peace within the music.[14] During elementary school, she excelled in subjects that she enjoyed, such as music, art, and literature, but did not find interest in others. After several years of financial struggles, Patricia earned enough money to move her family into a stable and more affluent sector in New York.[15] Carey had begun writing poems and adding melodies to them, thus starting as a singer-songwriter while attending Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, New York,[16] where she graduated in 1987.[17] Carey excelled in her music, and demonstrated usage of the whistle register, though only beginning to master and control it through her training with her mother. Though introducing her daughter to classical opera, Patricia never pressured her to pursue a career in it, as she never seemed interested. Carey recalled that she kept her singer-songwriter works a secret and noted that Patricia had "never been a pushy mom. She never said, 'Give it more of an operatic feel.' I respect opera like crazy, but it didn't influence me."[16][18] While in high school, Carey began writing songs with Gavin Christopher. They needed an assistant who could play the keyboard: "We called someone and he couldn't come, so by accident we stumbled upon Ben [Margulies]. Ben came to the studio, and he really couldn't play the keyboards very well – he was really more of a drummer – but after that day, we kept in touch, and we sort of clicked as writers."[18] Carey and Christopher began writing and composing songs in the basement of his father's store during Carey's senior year. After composing their first song together, "Here We Go 'Round Again," which Carey described as having a Motown vibe, they continued writing material for a full-length demo.[19] She began living in a one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, which she shared with four other female students.[20][21] Carey worked as a waitress for various restaurants, usually getting fired after two weeks.[22] While requiring work to pay for her rent, Carey still had musical ambitions, as she continued working late into the night with Margulies in hopes of completing a demo.[22] After completing her four song demo tape, Carey attempted to pass it to music labels, but failed each time.[23] Shortly thereafter, she was introduced to rising pop singer Brenda K. Starr.To coincide with the residency, Carey released #1 to Infinity, a greatest hits compilation album which contains all of her eighteen Billboard Hot 100 number one singles, along with a new recording, "Infinity," which was released as a single on April 27.[232] In 2015 Carey had her directorial debut for the Hallmark Channel Christmas movie A Christmas Melody, in which she also performed as one of the main characters. Filming for the project took place during October 2015.[233] In December 2015, Carey announced The Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour which spanned a total of 27-dates beginning in March 2016, marking the first time the singer had done a significant tour of mainland Europe in 13 years. Four stops included shows in South Africa.[234] The tour grossed 30.3 million dollars.[235] On March 15, 2016, Carey announced that she was filming Mariah's World, a docu-series for the E! network documenting her Sweet Sweet Fantasy European tour and her wedding planning process. Carey told The New York Times, "I thought it would be a good opportunity to kind of, like, show my personality and who I am, even though I feel like my real fans have an idea of who I am... A lot of people have misperceptions about this and that."[236] The series premiered on December 4, 2016.[237] Carey guest starred on the musical drama Empire, as a superstar singer named Kitty and sung the song Infamous featuring Jussie Smollett.[238] On December 5, 2016, Carey participated in the VH1 Divas : Holiday: Unsilent Night benefit concert, alongside Vanessa Williams, Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle and Teyana Taylor.[239] On December 31, 2016, Carey's performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve in Times Square received worldwide attention after technical difficulties caused Carey's in-ear monitors to malfunction, resulting in what The New York Times referred to as a "performance train wreck."[240] The singer cited her inability to hear the music without in-ear auditory feedback as the cause for the mishap.[241] Carey's representatives and Dick Clark Productions placed blame on each other.[242] On February 3, 2017, Carey released the single "I Don't" featuring YG.[243] In February 8, 2017, she voiced the Mayor of Gotham City, in the animated film The Lego Batman Movie.[244] In April 2017, it was announced that Carey is launching her own record label, Butterfly MC Records, a joint partnership with Epic Records.[245] In July 2017, Carey made a cameo in the comedy film Girls Trip, starring Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Regina Hall.[246] The same month, Carey embarked on a tour with Lionel Richie, titled, All the Hits Tour.[247] Carey was featured in the official remix for French Montana's single "Unforgettable," alongside Swae Lee.[248] In October 2017, Carey released a new soundtrack single, "The Star," for the movie of the same name.[249] Carey also developed an animated Christmas film, titled Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas Is You, for which soundtrack she recorded an original song called "Lil' Snowman." The film was released direct-to-video on November 14, 2017.[250][251] In the same month, the singer resumed her All I Want for Christmas Is You, a Night of Joy and Festivity concert series, which for the first time visited other countries including England and France.[252] The singer will also tour Oceania in 2018 with her The Number Ones Tour.[253] Carey is set to co-executive produce alongside Brett Ratner a scripted drama about her life for Starz. The show will focus on Carey’s early rise to fame as a young teen in New York City.
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