Lauryn’s solo star power wouldn’t be revealed for another two years with , yet Kim and Foxy were both geared for something massive with their respective solo debuts. There was only one thing to do: bring them together. ” He continues, “Or would it seem smart because if I asked at some point, I have to take a side?
Raised in Brooklyn, New York, her father Winston Marchand abandoned the family at a young age to pursue his career at ERAC records.It was supposed to be for hip-hop, for the needless rap wars that left legends like Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B. While classic projects like Jay Z’s all hit the ether that year, 1996 also marked the breakout year for rap’s then female trifecta. So, I took her there and they had a [Lincoln] Town Car for us.” A Town Car? “The 1990s changed all of that.” Kim’s went double platinum, armed with successes like “No Time” with Puff Daddy and the single version of “Crush On You” (only Lil’ Cease appears on the album version). ” It was doubly awkward for the legendary producer. The rumor at the time was that Foxy showed up too late to appear on stage, but she’s since gone on record as saying that wasn’t the case. Once November hit, their albums were out in the world, though the climate of hip-hop was already tense by then. Gonzales was present in the studio during the recording of Kim’s album and remembers Biggie being defensive when he entered the room. A few minutes later Biggie came and apologized.” Gonzales penned the iconic Source cover story from their February 1997 issue with Lil’ Kim and Foxy Brown side by side on the front of the magazine. to interview Kim at a hotel during a tour stop with Junior M. “I remember her being very honest and open in talking about stuff.” Foxy was a different story.While Nas hasn’t quite built a Twitter profile like social networking savants Kanye West, Fabolous or Drake, the Queens rap legend opened himself up to questions via the platform Wednesday, addressing his relationship with Foxy Brown, the recent death of Amy Winehouse and his history of beef with former rivals Jay-Z and Cormega. ” the typically private MC tweeted on Wednesday (August 3), with the hash tag #Ask Nas, which he has used in the past, inviting a barrage of questions about his personal life. While his answers were not particularly long-winded, Nas revealed that he never had sex with former collaborator Foxy Brown, and has yet to cover up the tattoo of his ex-wife Kelis, writing, “Not fully. ” The ‘Ether’ rapper also confirmed that he and Jay-Z are “still cool,” and that his previous beef with fellow Queensbridge MC Cormega is done. Their report had Foxy packing up her goods and hightailing it from her digs in New Jersey to live with Ross in Miami.