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A Brief History on Kanye West’s Contributions to R&B

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Mariah Carey: “Stay The Night”

In 2005, Mariah Carey was legit on fire with the release of The Emancipation of Mimi. You couldn’t really read anything about music without her name attached, and that was mostly thanks to the Midas touch of Jermaine Dupri. “We Belong Together, and the gazillion other hits this album had aside, lies the gem that is “Stay The Night,” produced by Kanye West. Ye was originally supposed to have a beat placement on Mimi’s Charmbracelet LP but the beat wound up as Talib Kweli’s classic single, “Get By.”