10 Mariah Carey Lyrics to Combat Shade

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Mariah Carey performs during the opening show of 'Mariah Carey: All I Want For Christmas Is You' at Beacon Theatre on Dec. 5, 2016 in New York City.

Beyond slinging high notes and penning chart-topping love notes, Mariah Carey is a master at throwing -- and blocking -- shade.

While her "I don't know her" comments have made for evergreen GIFs, the powerhouse diva has doled out lines on her own songs fit for checking drama at the door. Even #Lambily members who have taken in a few episodes of her E! docu-series Mariah's World know that Mimi would rather sip red wine on a private jet than get caught up in shady situations. 

With New Year's Day two sleeps away, keep these MC lines handy for a stress-free 2017. 

Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel (2009)

1. "All up in the blogs, sayin' we met at the bar/ When I don't even, know who you are"

2. "You a mom and pop, I'm a corporation/ I'm the, press conference, you're a conversation"

"Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)"
Rainbow (1999)

3. "They can say /Anything they want to say/ Try to bring me down/ But I will not allow anyone to succeed hanging clouds over me"

Album: Rainbow (1999)

4. "Hey x-girlfriend/ Whatever your name is/ I'm really not amused/ 'Cause the things you do/ Are very offensive/ And sometimes straight up rude"

"Did I Do That?" Feat. Mystikal
Album: Rainbow (1999)

5. "I really hope when you hear this song/ That you know it was meant for you/ Though your attention span's not that long/ Try to do the best you can do"

"It's Like That" Feat. Fatman Scoop & Jermaine Dupri
The Emancipation of Mimi (2005)

6. "It's a special occasion/ Mimi's emancipation/ A cause for celebration/ I ain't gonna let nobody's drama bother me"

7. "'Cause it's my night/ No stress, no fights/ I'm leavin' it all behind/ No tears, no time to cry/ Just makin' the most of life"

"Shake It Off"
The Emancipation of Mimi (2005)

7. "You wasn't worth my time/ So I'm leaving you behind/ 'Cause I need a real love in my life"

"Up Out My Face"
Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel (2009)

8. "If you see me walking by you/ Boy don't you even speak/ Pretend you on the sofa/ And I'm on the TV"

9. "If we were two Lego blocks/ Even the Harvard University graduating class of 2010/ Couldn't put us back together again"

"Why You Mad (Infinity Remix)" Feat. French Montana, Justin Bieber & T.I. 
#1 To Infinity (2015)

10. "Why you mad? Talkin' 'bout you're mad/ Could it be that you just lost the best you've ever had?/ That’s your bad, yup, that’s too bad/ Show is over, you ain’t gotta act"


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