We Belong Together: Mariah Carey Taps Jermaine Dupri To Be Her New Manager

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Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri have made music  history together for years. Mariah is hoping that the two continue to make great music and history. Today Mariah named Jermaine Dupri as her new manager.

In a press release, Mariah’s reps described the relationship as a “merger.” JD will act as the pop diva’s manager, according to a congratulatory note on JD’s DJ management site SKAM Artist.

“A multi-talented artist of Mariah’s caliber should be doing everything imaginable. I’m sure others have said this but not the way I intend to do it. For me, it’s about the execution,” said JD, who produced hits including “We Belong Together” and “Always Be My Baby.”

Mariah added, “We have a bond that surpasses music. I am super excited about our merger because we have so many innovative ideas that I know will come to fruition.”

JD received congratulatory messages from his friends including Da Brat and Bow Wow. “Congrats to my pops @jermainedupri on taking on that big step w/ managing the legendary @MariahCarey,” tweeted Bow.

Mariah was previously managed by Jennifer Lopez’s current manager Benny Medina as well as “American Idol’s” Randy Jackson.

The iconic singer has been working on a new album, which has already spawned the Miguel-assisted hit “#Beautiful.” Mariah’s publicist, Cindi Berger, teased an upcoming announcement.

“I’ve never seen Mariah so passionate about what she will be revealing to her fans very, very soon,” said Berger.

Source: Rap Up

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