Fantasia Talks American Idol, Says Don’t Remove Mariah Carey [Video]

Nearly ten years ago Fantasia was a young single mother from North Carolina singing in her church choir and struggling to raise her daughter. Now the singer recently released her fourth album, Side Effects of You, and easily reflects on her American Idol days.

The songstress stopped by VH1 and discussed if American Idol should replace Mariah Carey with Jennifer Lopez. “I would say bring J.Lo on, but don’t take Mariah off,” she said.

Click play to hear her talk about Nicki Minaj too.