Mariah Carey has teamed up with Epic Records to launch Butterfly MC Records. According to Rap-Up, Epic’s Chairman and CEO — LA Reid, said in a statement, “To continue working with Mariah Carey at Epic has been another rewarding chapter of my career. Mariah’s incomparable talents as a singer, with her vocal range that is nothing short of legendary, are matched by her brilliance as a songwriter, producer, and performer par excellence. Mariah’s chart records have established her enduring place in music history, a position that is cherished and supported by her loyal fans worldwide. I look forward to building upon all of Mariah’s success for years to come.” Mariah added about the new venture, “I am putting my heart and soul into making more new music. I am so thrilled for this next chapter and to continue working with, and for, everyone that I love.” According to the site, MiMi will be dropping an album later this year.