MTV News spoke with producer 7 Aurelius earlier this week who had just returned from the Bahamas where he’d been helping out Mariah Carey on recording a new album, despite still not having a record label to call home. 7 said, “She’s an amazing writer. We did three or four songs in three or four days. The way we was doing it, I had [a horn section] down there along with me. We had the whole room set up with candles, some nice wine – [it was] a very good vibe. It was completely stripped down, like ‘Mariah Carey Unplugged.’ She stripped herself down to her talent. She was really trusting of me and my vision, and I was trusting of who she was.” Read more.