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Mariah Carey Talks New Single And Upcoming Album Release — Tha Wire [VIDEO]

It’s been four years since Mariah Carey dropped her last album, ‘Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel’ and fans are more than ready for her next project.  Luckily enough, it looks like the wait is over.

Mariah Carey takes to Facebook to announce a new single is on the way.
Mariah Carey performs during 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Charity July 13, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

It was early May when Mariah Carey dropped her new single ‘Beautiful’ feat. Miguel.  Ever since then, fans have been eagerly anticipating MiMi’s next album.  Well, thankfully we won’t have to wait too much longer.  Yesterday, Mariah announced on Facebook that her upcoming 14th studio album is not only on the way, but she’s gearing up to drop another single.  The songstress announced her next single titled ‘The Art of Letting Go, is coming out next month.

FYI, part of the delay on Mariah’s album is the fact that she’s been recovering from a dislocated shoulder injury that happened during a video shoot earlier this year.  It was a freak accident, but non-the-less serious enough to rush her to the hospital.

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On top of dislocation, the 43-year old singer also chipped her shoulder bone in the process.  That’s behind her now and she’s ready to get back to work, posting on her site, “I’m so happy to be able to catch up with everybody here on Facebook.  The last three months of my life have not been easy. Getting through this injury has been the toughest experience of my life.  It took me three months to get to this point but thank God I was able to recover and get my arm back.”

Welcome back Mariah!  Listen to Tha Wire below and find out when MiMi’s gonna drop her new single.

Maino finds himself on the other side of the law after a recent traffic stop.
Maino performs at a One Night Only show for AXE Music August 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for AXE)

In other news, Brooklyn rapper Maino was arrested in New York City a few weeks ago after being pulled over by police for driving a vehicle without a front license plate. TMZ got ahold to the story and reports that after the stop, officers discovered his driver’s license was suspended, and that’s what basically got him locked-up.

Maino is said to have pled guilty to the charges and paid a fine.  Since the incident, the rapper says that his driver’s license was returned.  However, ever since the September 25th incident, he still refuses to put a front license on his 2008 Bentley because he doesn’t want to drill any holes in the car.

On a much brighter note for you Maino fans, he just released his new single get more details below with Tha Wire.

Black Girls Rock returns for another exciting year and show.
Black Girls Rock Founder Beverly Bond speaks onstage during the 2013 BET Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

Finally, BET’s historic show honoring exceptional women of color, Black Girls Rock!, is back for another star-studded year.  In fact this year’s event will recognize Queen Latifah (Rock Star Award), the one and only Patti Labelle (Living Legend Award), esteemed writer and producer Mara Brock Akil (Shot Caller Award) and tennis legend Venus Williams (Star Power Award celebrated by Chevy) and several others.
Believe it or not, Black Girls Rock! is in it’s 4th wonderful year and will continue its tradition of highlighting women who have worked relentlessly to promote a positive image for women of color.  Congratulations to all of this year’s honorees.

Don’t miss all the action!  Press play now and get the scoop on when this year’s exciting show will air.  Listen to Tha Wire now.

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