Mariah Carey’s Former Group, Allure, Are Pissed at Her for Leaving Them Out of Her Memoir; A Look Back at Their Career

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Carey’s former group, Allure, were the first acts signed to the label. Unfortunately, Carey does not mention them in the book and the group members are blasting Carey online for the omission.

Allure’s work with Mariah Carey and beyond

Allure is an R&B quartet who began singing together in the early 1990s. The original members of the group were Alia Gray (née Davis), Hem-Lee (aka Linnie Belcher), Lalisha Sanders and Akissa Mendez. 

The group caught the attention of Poke, a member of the popular production team Track Masters. Poke signed Allure to a production deal and helped them score a record deal with Carey’s Crave Records in 1997.

They released their self-titled debut album in May of 1997. The album features several singles, many of them collaborations, including “Head Over Heels” with Nas and “No Question” with LL Cool J.

Allure’s biggest hit is their duet with R&B quartet, 112. The song, “All Cried Out,” peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Their debut album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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Carey’s label dissolved, leaving the group without a contract. They signed with MCA Records in 2000 and continued releasing music but their sophomore album Sunny Days did not receive much support from their label. 

The group left MCA and Hem-Lee quit, leaving them as a trio. They reemerged in 2004 under NBA player Ron Artest’s record label to release their third album. They later formed their own label in 2008.

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Allure blasts Mariah Carey for omitting them from her memoir

Though Carey’s memoir mentions her work on her record label alongside her ex-husband Tommy Mottola, she does not mention Allure. In a recent interview with

Mariah Carey fans are digging into her page-turning memoir. Most are enjoying reading about Carey’s personal life – including her romantic relationships with the likes of Tommy Mottola, her affair with Derek Jeter, and her marriage to Nick Cannon. But, Carey’s lengthy career accomplishments are also pretty juicy, which include her once owning her own record label.

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Carey’s former group, Allure, were the first acts signed to the label. Unfortunately, Carey does not mention them in the book and the group members are blasting Carey online for the omission.

Allure’s work with Mariah Carey and beyond

Allure is an R&B quartet who began singing together in the early 1990s. The original members of the group were Alia Gray (née Davis), Hem-Lee (aka Linnie Belcher), Lalisha Sanders and Akissa Mendez. 

The group caught the attention of Poke, a member of the popular production team Track Masters. Poke signed Allure to a production deal and helped them score a record deal with Carey’s Crave Records in 1997.

They released their self-titled debut album in May of 1997. The album features several singles, many of them collaborations, including “Head Over Heels” with Nas and “No Question” with LL Cool J.

Allure’s biggest hit is their duet with R&B quartet, 112. The song, “All Cried Out,” peaked at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. Their debut album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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Carey’s label dissolved, leaving the group without a contract. They signed with MCA Records in 2000 and continued releasing music but their sophomore album Sunny Days did not receive much support from their label. 

The group left MCA and Hem-Lee quit, leaving them as a trio. They reemerged in 2004 under NBA player Ron Artest’s record label to release their third album. They later formed their own label in 2008.

Allure blasts Mariah Carey for omitting them from her memoir

Though Carey’s memoir mentions her work on her record label alongside her ex-husband Tommy Mottola, she does not mention Allure. In a recent interview with Vulture, Carey explains why she omits certain aspects of her life and career from her memoir, saying, “If somebody or something didn’t pertain to the actual meaning of Mariah Carey, as is the title, then they aren’t in the book.”

Per Madame Noire, Carey reveals in the book that when her marriage

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