Dame Dash was a latest visitor on Nick Cannon’s video collection, Cannon’s Class, the place the 2 Hip Hop vets tackled a bevy of matters, together with Dash’s new Culture Vultures guide. 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 venture Best Of Both Worlds proper across the time Kelly’s controversial video of himself urinating on an underaged lady 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 look within the ‘Fiesta’ video through the interview.] If me and also you cool, and you already know that I acquired 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 had to look the other way, all these years. That nigga done raped my girl that he liked as well and then went on a tour with him. But no one said nothing. I remember having a conversation with Aaliyah and I was like, ‘Yo, tell me what happened.’ She just couldn’t. I just left it at that and she said, ‘Leave it alone.’”
As the Kelly and JAY-Z discuss started to wind down, Cannon threw Foxy Brown into the combo. 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 being attentive to Foxy Brown. I didn’t signal Foxy Brown! Stop placing me in that! You maintain appearing like I’m on the block [like] I’m accountable 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 around the bush. Say what you mean by that question. What are you insinuating when you ask me about Foxy Brown? You bringing up something, but it ain’t to me!”
After a bunch of back-and-forth, Cannon blurted out, “I thought Foxy was 16.”
“Did I sign her?” Dash requested. “It seems like you’ve got a question for Jay. Ask him. Don’t ask me his question, bro. I’m not taking it. Y’all keep asking me question y’all wanna ask him because he ain’t here. Ask him. I ain’t got shit to do with that, and I don’t even know nothing about that.”
Ultimately, Dash refused to “speak on another man’s business.”
Watch the total interview above.