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JAY-Z is at all times taking part in chess when others are taking part in checkers. This newest story proves that.
Not a lot of chances are you’ll know this, however there was a time when JAY-Z and 50 Cent truly have been cool with one another, however that would have been a chilly, calculative transfer on his half.
Noticed on HipHopDX, Chris Gotti, brother of Ashanti’s stalker, Irv Gotti, spoke about Jigga’s union with 50 Cent in an episode of Trappin Anonymous, the podcast hosted by Chris Stylezz, the man who was fired from Hennypalooza after he was accused of coercive sexual misconduct by quite a few girls.
Chris Gotti claims that Roc Nation’s boss labored with 50 Cent to spite his brother after Homicide Inc. determined to hyperlink with Nas, with whom everyone knows the Brooklyn MC at one level had a historic beef.
Right here Is the Breakdown per HipHopDX:
“We name Jay and go to Baseline Studios and Irv say, ‘It’s good enterprise. We gon’ make some huge cash.’ Jay trying on the n-gga like, ‘You my n-gga and also you need to fuck with my enemy?’ And I’m Irv like, ‘What, are you loopy? You loopy.’
“Irv is just pondering enterprise. [Irv] mentioned, ‘Y’all don’t actually received no beef.’ Jay mentioned, ‘You proper.’ Irv turned to me and mentioned, ‘I informed you.’ I’m Irv like, ‘He’s simply saying that!’”
Irv Gotti shortly discovered HOV was not taking part in when he stood subsequent to 50 Cent throughout their 2003 Roc The Mic tour and starring in a Reebok industrial to advertise their sneakers. On the time, the Queens rapper and his G-Unit imprint have been at conflict with Ja Rule and Homicide Inc. for years, just about resulting in the label’s demise.
Gotti claims that JAY-Z even used considered one of his brother’s strains stating, “What did Jay do? He went on tour with 50 Cent, he did a sneaker with 50 Cent, they doing commercials with 50 Cent. Then [JAY-Z] got here again to Irv and mentioned, ‘It’s good enterprise.”
Yup, that feels like JAY-Z.
As for the Nas and Homicide Inc. union, not a lot got here of it. The “Ether” crafter did be a part of Ja Rule and Ashanti on a track known as “The Pledge Remix” and carried out with them on the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor in NYC in 2002.
Do you assume 50 Cent will take kindly to being a pawn if Chris Gotti’s story is true? In all probability not.
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