Dame Dash was a latest visitor on Nick Cannon’s video sequence, Cannon’s Class, the place the 2 Hip Hop vets tackled a bevy of subjects, together with Dash’s new Culture Vultures ebook. During their dialogue, the Wild ‘N Out host introduced up Dash’s former Roc-A-Fella companion JAY-Z and his shut proximity to R. Kelly.
In 2002, Hov and Kelly put out the joint mission Best Of Both Worlds proper across the time Kelly’s controversial video of himself urinating on an underaged woman surfaced.
Dash, who was as soon as romantically linked to the late Aaliyah, was adamant he muted Kelly almost 20 years in the past and accused the R&B star of raping Aaliyah. He additionally insisted he was pressured to show a blind eye to Hov’s working relationship with Kelly in an effort to keep up his enterprise.
“If you discover, my identify’s not on Best Of Both Worlds,” he stated. “I by no means went to a live performance. Video, no. You don’t don't have any video with me. [Note: Dash later addressed his appearance in the ‘Fiesta’ video during the interview.] If me and also you cool, and that I acquired a lady that your man raped, proper? And I inform you and also you such as you’re gonna nonetheless work him, what you gonna really feel? So what you assume I felt? I’m human, bro.
“But I needed to look the opposite means, all these years. That nigga executed raped my woman that he appreciated as nicely after which went on a tour with him. But nobody stated nothing. I bear in mind having a dialog with Aaliyah and I used to be like, ‘Yo, inform me what occurred.’ She simply couldn’t. I simply left it at that and she or he stated, ‘Leave it alone.'”
As the Kelly and JAY-Z speak started to wind down, Cannon threw Foxy Brown into the combination. Dash acquired noticeably agitated after Cannon requested how previous Foxy was when she acquired signed to Def Jam Recordings. At the time, she’d already collaborated with Hov on 1996’s “Ain’t No Nigga.”
“I don’t fucking know,” Dash snapped. “I wasn’t listening to Foxy Brown. I didn’t signal Foxy Brown! Stop placing me in that! You preserve performing like I’m on the block [like] I’m answerable for that … What I’m saying is, bro, I didn’t signal Foxy Brown. What do I acquired to do with Foxy Brown?
“Don’t beat across the bush. Say what you imply by that query. What are you insinuating whenever you ask me about Foxy Brown? You mentioning one thing, however it ain’t to me!”
After a bunch of back-and-forth, Cannon blurted out, “I believed Foxy was 16.”
“Did I signal her?” Dash requested. “It looks as if you’ve acquired a query for Jay. Ask him. Don’t ask me his query, bro. I’m not taking it. Y’all preserve asking me query y’all wanna ask him as a result of he ain’t right here. Ask him. I ain’t acquired shit to do with that, and I don’t even know nothing about that.”
Ultimately, Dash refused to “communicate on one other man’s enterprise.”
Watch the complete interview above.