“A No No” by Mariah Carey

“A No No” is one of the multiple songs American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey released in 2018. The lyrics of “A No No” simply see Carey telling a lover who wronged her that she’s done giving him second chances. She’s so over him and has decided not to waste any of her precious time on him. She wants to move on with her life and enjoy all the beautiful things life has to offer.

You can listen to the official audio of Mariah Carey’s “A No No” below:


Quick Facts about “A No No”

  • Mariah Carey is credited as one of the songwriters on “A No No”.
  • This song is the fourth track on Carey’s fifteenth studio album. That album, which is titled Caution was released on November 16, 2018. It also features the following noted songs: “GTFO” and “With You“.
  • “A No No” samples at least two songs, including the 1979 song “Rain Dance” by The Jeff Lorber Fusion. The other song sampled in this track is the 1997 song “Crush On You (Remix)” by Lil’ Kim. That song features The Notorious B.I.G. and Lil’ Cease.
  • The song’s bridge is entirely handled by The Notorious B.I.G. His vocals are taken directly from the song “Crush On You (Remix)”.
  • It is noteworthy mentioning that Lil’ Kim’s “Crush on You” contains a significant sample of “Rain Dance”. Owing to this, when Carey and her team sampled “Crush on You” on their 2018 track, they automatically sampled “Rain Dance” too.
  • The phrase “Parlez-vous francais” Carey uses in the song’s outro means “Do you speak French?” in English.


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