On June 16, 2009, Mariah Carey debuted her basic hit “Obsessed” from Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, a music that mocked a then-newly sober Eminem for being, because the title suggests, obsessed.
Twelve years later, Carey determined to make a “Wipe It Down” TikTok problem – the place one cleans their glass window, a brand new reflection seems after each swipe– cosplaying as Eminem in her Obsessed video music. It appears to counsel that perhaps the acclaimed rapper continues to be obsessive about Mimi.
“Only for laughs… from final 12 months’s lockdown when all I did was wipe tings down 🧽😂 #HappyAnniversaryObsessed,” Carey wrote within the caption, sporting a inexperienced face masks and pink gown.
The meat between Carey and Eminem, whose actual identify is Marshall Mathers, began within the early 2000s the place rumors perpetuated by Slim Shady indicated they have been a celeb merchandise whereas performing Ass Like That. Carey has denied the rumors, dismissing Eminem.
Within the Obsessed music video, Carey dressed up as Eminem, caricaturing his saggy sweats, goatee, heavy 5 o’clock shadow, bandana, hat, and hoodie. Eminem is seen following Carey in public and cuts away to his bed room exhibits that he purchased a great deal of Carey’s merchandise, together with mattress sheets and posters.
The rapper retaliated with a Dr. Dre-produced diss monitor after a month or so, known as “The Warning,” implying that he had embarrassing intercourse with Carey and her then-partner Nick Cannon was a failed alternative.
Carey has been comparatively quiet in regards to the state of affairs, with Cannon and Eminem exchanging diss tracks forwards and backwards for practically a decade.
In December 2019, Eminem was featured, alongside Mary J. Blige, on a Fats Joe music known as Lord Above, the place he dissed Carey and her ex-husband Cannon. Cannon return fireplace with a number of diss tracks with a few of his Wild ‘N Out crew members known as “The Invitation” and “Pray For Him.”