H.A.T.E.U. Versus G.T.F.O.

Updated: Mar 6

(Battle of the Acronyms)


Hey, Lambily! Welcome back! It's time for The Battle of the Acronyms... No, I'm not making this a thing, but it's a thing today so I'm rolling with it. Anyways, back to Mariah. 'H.A.T.E.U.' vs. 'G.T.F.O.' Why am I battling these two gems? Let's begin.

On September 29, 2009, Mariah delivered us "Memoirs of An Imperfect Angel." I have to say, this is in my top 5 favorite albums, which is largely the reason why this blog is named after the masterpiece. My mom bought me this album when I was in the 6th or 7th grade. Long story short, I loved it and at the time, 'Obsessed' was my favorite song on the album.

Well, that changed in 2014. I grew up. I had been with my fair share of ass holes by then and really started to appreciate tracks like 'Candy Bling,' 'Inseparable,' and of course 'H.A.T.E.U.', deeper than I had the capacity to when I was younger, "with the purity of a child's heart before it was ever broken." It is my favorite track on this album. It's the perfect get over your ain't-shit-ass ex, but not really at the same time.

On September 13, 2018, Mariah dropped the "buzz" single 'GTFO