Dame Dash was a current 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 e-book. During their dialogue, the Wild ‘N Out host introduced up Dash’s former Roc-A-Fella accomplice JAY-Z and his shut proximity to R. Kelly.
In 2002, Hov and Kelly put out the joint challenge 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 practically 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 mentioned. “I by no means went to a live performance. Video, no. You don’t haven’t any video with me. [Note: Dash later addressed his appearance in the ‘Fiesta’ video during the interview.] If me and also you cool, and you understand that I received a woman that your man raped, proper? And I let you know and also you such as you’re gonna nonetheless work him, what you gonna really feel? So what you suppose I felt? I’m human, bro.
“But I needed to look the opposite means, all these years. That nigga achieved raped my woman that he appreciated as nicely after which went on a tour with him. But nobody mentioned nothing. I keep 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 mentioned, ‘Leave it alone.’”
As the Kelly and JAY-Z discuss started to wind down, Cannon threw Foxy Brown into the combo. Dash received noticeably agitated after Cannon requested how previous Foxy was when she received 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 hold appearing 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 received to do with Foxy Brown?
“Don’t beat across the bush. Say what you imply by that query. What are you insinuating if you ask me about Foxy Brown? You citing one thing, but it surely ain’t to me!”
After a bunch of back-and-forth, Cannon blurted out, “I assumed Foxy was 16.”
“Did I signal her?” Dash requested. “It looks as if you’ve received a query for Jay. Ask him. Don’t ask me his query, bro. I’m not taking it. Y’all hold asking me query y’all wanna ask him as a result of he ain’t right here. Ask him. I ain’t received shit to do with that, and I don’t even know nothing about that.”
Ultimately, Dash refused to “converse on one other man’s enterprise.”
Watch the total interview above.