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Name: Terna
Country: Nigeria
Fan since 1998 - The "Butterfly" Era. Fave Era - The Emancipation of Mimi, watching her break that Night was Everything.
And yes, Mariah's sound (105,584) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 19 February 2024; 21:33)
I only pointed out the obvious, and suggested a solution. I do applaud fans such as Edward who call it as it is, without mincing words unapologetically. Now if only Mariah had even just one person on her team, that was bold enough to mirror the obvious observation.
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This is a reply to message 105,575 by Edward from USA
(Monday 19 February 2024; 17:14)
And yes, Mariah's sound (105,548) by Terna from Nigeria
(Sunday 18 February 2024; 21:00)
The new song has been well received, which is good. However I have to be honest here, Mariah does not sound good on recording anymore. She can mask it in live performances, but in the studio, the microphone picks it up ever so easily - that metallic edge in her voice has gotten gravelly and more jarring as she has aged and her mid register is virtually impossible to access without pushing thus the hefty "shouty" belts, her singing now lacks a mix and fluidity key elements for the type of singer she is, with a repertoire that relies heavily on agility and the ease of singing she used to have. I know she's very much aware of this and this message is not in any means or way trying to disrespect her, or make fun of her, this comes from a place of absolute love. I respect the work she's done in music and acknowledge her contributions. However I do feel it's time Mariah considered vocal nodule surgery. At this point they have become obstructive and she cannot sing through or around them like she used to ("My All" comes to mind, you can really hear it on that song). I wish her only the best and a successful surgery should she choose to.
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Yes, And? remix (105,477) by Terna from Nigeria
(Friday 16 February 2024; 12:44)
At first [listen], it's more "umph" than the original and it's been rewritten by Carey of course (I [love] her verse), I'm not excited about the song because it's not melodic enough and honestly, an uptempo isn't what I look forward to hearing from these two very talented ladies, an intentional ballad where they let loose with a flurry of high notes, harmonies and layered vocals for days, just a [euphoric] experience is more in line with what I want, expect and I'm on the look out for (fingers crossed). This remix however is gonna do what it's meant to do - breathe new life in this song.
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Ariana collab (105,414) by Terna from Nigeria
(Wednesday 14 February 2024; 19:50)
I guess it's official. She just announced it on IG.
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The Celebration Of Mimi (105,292) by Terna from Nigeria
(Tuesday 6 February 2024; 16:57)
I do hope so. That album is everything to [me] and her true Lambily and Mariah [knows] this. This is so cool (Eric leave that [caps] alone). "The Emancipation of Mimi" technically turns 20 this year since she actually recorded it in 2004. I want a rerelease with a double set Compact Disc of all the records that didn't make the final cut, she recorded a lot of songs that did not make the final cut. Mariah, [you rock] big time This 2024 is about to be everything 1994, 2004 and 2014 weren't for this lovely [lady]. Epic and [defining].
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This is a reply to message 105,290 by Nick G from Germany
(Tuesday 6 February 2024; 16:11)
That Mariah Carey approval (105,275) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 5 February 2024; 20:54)
Her star power is still very strong, most people who watched the show acknowledged that there's something about Mariah that just gives and brings about validation, because she's a true [artist] and a heavily [gifted] one at that. (No coincidence she started off the show.) And this year's event seemed for lack of a better word, "complete" just by having her presence there. Maybe the recording academy has seen the error in its ways, who knows, but like Trevor pointed out 34 nominations and only 5 wins for an artist of her caliber is unacceptable and just absurd. Meanwhile Beyoncé (and this isn't shade to Bey because I [love] her as well) is the most awarded artist in the industry, whose body of work pales in comparison to Mariah's is just laughable. I know for a fact the ratings would be up, better than previous years this year. .
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Recording Academy Global Impact Award (105,203) by Terna from Nigeria
(Thursday 1 February 2024; 21:39)
Mariah should pay them absolute dust. That award show is obsolete in 2024 and Mariah does not need them to acknowledge what the whole world already knows, that indeed she has had powerful lasting impact on the whole world, even in territories where English is a secondary language. It is plain to see that she has triumphed - a true winner, after that 1996 incident the world has not forgotten. If you ask me, that "foiling" was the beginning of the end of this Grammys show. How the mighty have fallen.
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Muni Long (105,177) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 29 January 2024; 21:47)
Get him banned already. Offence - irritable sarcasm.
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This is a reply to message 105,175 by Edward from USA
(Monday 29 January 2024; 21:12)
Muni Long (105,176) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 29 January 2024; 21:43)
I can never forgive him for ruining "Love Story".
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This is a reply to message 105,174 by Stacey from USA
(Monday 29 January 2024; 20:43)
Muni Long (105,171) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 29 January 2024; 18:10)
Say what you want about Jermash, his writing team always hit bullseye, Muni Long's new song goes hard and is gaining traction on social media, I loved it with the very first listen.
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10 Years prior (104,997) by Terna from Nigeria
(Thursday 18 January 2024; 16:27)
I think this year 2024 is when Mariah is going to release the album she was, or wanted to release 10 years ago, that will put her back as a mainstream artist with massive hits and a reintroduction to the younger generation. For us that were here back then, there was a totally different tracklist going around, that ended up being very different from what we got when MIAM was released, with a host of songs missing. I always got the notion it was a "substitute" or "decoy" so to speak, that she dropped in 2014. Something just felt incomplete about it, however the album has aged well overtime. It's crazy how Mariah's Spotify follower count jumped this season 23 million to 60 million plus territory.
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Missy Elliot (104,996) by Terna from Nigeria
(Thursday 18 January 2024; 15:35)
Ugh. What exactly are you on? "Babydoll" is one of Mariah's most hard hitting, most lyrically satisfying, most expressive songs she's ever written especially in the R&B genre. And I dare say, it also is Butterfly's core and backbone. Tf?
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This is a reply to message 104,899 by Bill from the UK
(Friday 12 January 2024; 12:11)
Songs in the Key of MC (104,872) by Terna from Nigeria
(Wednesday 10 January 2024; 22:09)
Haha. Exactly, it's never gonna happen. Lol.
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This is a reply to message 104,864 by Mimi L. from Empower Your Highlighter
(Tuesday 9 January 2024; 18:38)
Songs in the Key of MC (104,844) by Terna from Nigeria
(Sunday 7 January 2024; 18:31)
Whack and [clichéd] version of Alicia Key's "Songs in A Minor". Just [no] please. I want a one or two word title that speaks volumes without saying much, but reflective of where she is at currently in her life. She's got this love and glow that has been missing since the early 90's and I want the album title, its artwork and content to reflect this clearly. I trust and know she would come up with something excellent.
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Top posters 2023 (104,842) by Terna from Nigeria
(Sunday 7 January 2024; 18:20)
Honestly, I really don't care for her singing. She lacks precision, and everything is just merged/slurred and glides together all the time, and then there's that diction problem. Ariana has a pleasant tone but needs to know that in professional singing, intent and clarity is key. Staccato, crisp and intentional phrasing while singing with effort is what makes professional singing, not this karaoke slurred mess she always seems to conjure up. That's the difference between her and Mariah Carey, well one of the many differences.
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This is a reply to message 104,805 by Mimi L. from Empower Your Highlighter
(Friday 5 January 2024; 00:41)
Tanaka (104,774) by Terna from Nigeria
(Tuesday 2 January 2024; 23:11)
Honestly it was one of those shorts on YouTube that I ran into randomly. I bookmarked it though. I would go back and see.

Here you go. "They've robbed me several times." Haha.
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This is a reply to message 104,761 by Tevin from USA
(Tuesday 2 January 2024; 16:35)
Top posters 2023 (104,744) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 1 January 2024; 16:40)
Oh wow, I'm in the top 10. Lol.
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This is a reply to message 104,743 by The webmaster from the Netherlands
(Monday 1 January 2024; 16:35)
Spotify (104,742) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 1 January 2024; 16:27)
Mine was pretty diverse with only 1 Mariah song in the list. However, she was still the most listened to Artist for 2023.
1. Gabrielle - Under my Skin
2. Tanya Blount - For All The Right Reasons
3. Sza - Good Days & Master Kg - Jerusalema (tied)
4. Mariah Carey - The Art Of Letting Go
5. Chanté Moore - Fresh Love / Mathey - Ameyatchi
I used Spotify heavily in 2023 but decided to switch to a different music service in 2024. Their library is missing multiple records that are absolute favorites of mine, or they keep deleting songs off their platform that may be in one's playlists.
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This is a reply to message 104,733 by TJ from Norway
(Monday 1 January 2024; 11:29)
Tanaka (104,741) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 1 January 2024; 16:06)
I don't know how to put this, so I'm just gonna say it direct. Mariah and the Grammys are like water and fire. They don't mix. You really just have to go back in time to every time she was nominated, to see clearly that, that Academy has something against her and the feeling's reciprocal from her to them too. Lol - remember that clip when she spoke of "When they're ready to give her Grammys, they would come see her. Oh boy."
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This is a reply to message 104,706 by Robert-Anthony from United States
(Thursday 28 December 2023; 22:21)
Merry Christmas Guys (104,656) by Terna from Nigeria
(Monday 25 December 2023; 16:55)
The [new skit] on IG got me laughing early when I woke [up]. Haha. Roc and Roe have had it with the sleigh rides, and not Mariah immediately going to her happy place with the intro of "All I Want" complete with her Santa suit. Haha. Have a fun filled and blessed Christmas day.
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Best Love Takes Time performance (104,617) by Terna from Nigeria
(Friday 22 December 2023; 19:34)
Just [beautiful], great seeing Mariah at the very beginning, hungry to prove herself as a legit singer and an [artist]. Makes me smile to notice the insecurities of "good side, bad side" weren't here yet, she's also not trying to be "pretty" while singing, she's just singing, immersed in the song, its performance and relaying the feel and its message of the song to the audience. Clips [like] this make me wonder, does she look back at her younger self and acknowledge fame did change her and sometimes not for the better? "I'm the same Mimi, fame ain't changed me." Hmmn.
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This is a reply to message 104,615 by RJJ12 from USA
(Friday 22 December 2023; 15:12)
Obsessed in the UK (104,595) by Terna from Nigeria
(Tuesday 19 December 2023; 06:26)
For me ILT was pure fire and a powerful start to what we now know was a definitive [record] and [era] in her whole career. I always say the stars [aligned] just for Mariah in 2005, but she also hit the ground running with that January release. Then came the song of her career "We Belong Together". Everything about "The Emancipation Of Mimi" was well planned, well executed and came out better than expected. I hope just one last time she can recreate an era as successful as that time, if anything for the new generation of Lambs.
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This is a reply to message 104,590 by Robert-Anthony from United States
(Monday 18 December 2023; 23:35)
AIWFCIY (104,561) by Terna from Nigeria
(Saturday 16 December 2023; 12:13)
Thanks dear, I also look forward to your posts too.
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This is a reply to message 104,555 by Robert-Anthony from United States
(Friday 15 December 2023; 22:59)
AIWFCIY (104,550) by Terna from Nigeria
(Friday 15 December 2023; 11:44)
It's funny how Mariah made Christmas cool and now everyone wants in on the moment, but clearly she's the only one who's genuine about her love for the holidays. It would be crazy if for some strange reason, another song in her holiday canon suddenly gains steam and hits number 1. This would mean a tie with The Beatles. . I see it happening for "Oh Santa" down the road.
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O Holy Shite (104,493) by Terna from Nigeria
(Sunday 10 December 2023; 10:11)
Oh wow, why did I read this post with all the "it" in capital letters though. Lol. Come on now, that was kinda not cool. In the words of Mariah Carey "We love everybody."
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This is a reply to message 104,471 by Libra Lamb from USA
(Friday 8 December 2023; 22:04)
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