EAI wrote:Ally, I see what you are saying but Mariah is being dragged for her talent. That makes this situation very different. She is also in a much more damaged place than she was in the #B era and Kanye never fell off commercially to begin with.
What you are saying makes sense but it's slightly far fetched imo.
I also think that the window is basically closed now.
I see what you are saying too, and would have agreed with you if we were still in Memoirs times 100%! In fact I wish that music still sold music and artistry and accomplishments were important to people who listen to music but they aren't anymore
Look at TRUMP too
Stories that should have lasting impact just don't, so if you have people's attention, it's a great time to give them something good
Mariah cannot rely on the traditional methods that artists who are still in their 20s or artists that are new have the benefit of relying on
Part of Kanye's charm is that he is on and off again absolutely crazy, and everyone know that, just like part of Mariah's charm is that she has an eccentric personality and fux up sometimes and gets right back up and still has it
People made up their minds about Mariah a long time ago, so in the long line of mishaps in Mariah's career, this event is just filed under that for the people who will still listen to her music despite how she is perceived, but she has to have their attention like she does now
We Belong Together on Spotify shows that, #B shows that, and she was berated by millions on Facebook and Twitter during Idol
In fact I saw more openly defending her after New Years than during Idol
Backlash doesn't stop people from listening to her music or streaming it, and streaming is now the equivalent of going out and buying an album
If she is not being talked about, so many of the people who would go stream her song if they know about it will be distracted by something else and won't ever listen to it, the lambs will give it one good day on iTunes and that will be that