Although uncle Bust sounds just as wretched as auntie Mariah, it’s funnier to watch the skinnty queen herself prove that age is something but a number — it’s a sign that maybe your vocal chords need a warning before attempting to hit those high notes.
Busta Rhymes’ heavy breathing and command to “Sing It!” while sweating profusely is just the icing on the cake.
And for all the MC fans out there, don’t fret. Mariah reportedly had the flu that day, which explains the failed vocals. So here’s a clip of her singing the song recently, and sounding wayyy better:
We still love you Mimi! But this laugh was necessary.