Dame Dash lately linked up with Kenyatta Griggs Hip-Hop Motivation and within the new interview, the Roc-a-Fella co-founder spoke on the Surviving R. Kelly collection and revealed that it was troublesome to observe because it introduced up recollections Aaliyah, with Dame noting that the late singer and his former girlfriend had hassle coping with the emotional trauma her relationship with R. Kelly.
“I watched some it yesterday, as a lot as I may tolerate,” Dash says on the 10:11 mark. “I am not gonna lie, as a human, I used to be tight. I used to be tight a few couple issues. Number one: There was a lady when she was even making an attempt to speak about it and she or he could not, and I keep in mind Aaliyah making an attempt to speak about it and she or he couldn’t. She would simply go away it at, ‘That dude was a foul man’.”
He goes on so as to add his personal frustrations with not having the ability to assist her by these feelings: “It was a lot harm for her to revisit it. I would not need to revisit it with no pressional. Whatever received accomplished was horrible.”
Dame dated Aaliyah till her loss of life in 2001 and on this interview revealed how he felt in regards to the Best Both Worlds collaborative album that Kelly and Jay-z put collectively months after Aaliyah’s loss of life, including that he strongly opposed the collab, and revealing that Jay-Z was conscious Kelly’s alleged abuse Aaliyah.
While Dame refused to be credited on the album, he did take the prits that he constituted of it and donated them to a breast most cancers consciousness group that Aaliyah supported.
“If you keep in mind The Best Both Worlds, you do not see my identify on that.I by no means wished no half that,” he begins.
“I do know I am not fuckin’ with that …] I knew, morally, we weren’t the identical,” Dash mentioned, referring to JAY. “So, to me, Roc-a-Fella was defunct. It was over. I could not fuck with it. It was one thing that, to me—I do not wanna say ‘unforgivable,’ however I could not perceive it.”