News: Cam'ron Talks Jay-Z, "I Don't Even F*ck With [Him] But I Got Mad Respect For The N*gga" [Video]
Tuesday, Oct 20, 2009 10:50AM
Dipset leader Cam'ron recently spoke about his relationship with Mase and Jay-Z and said despite differences in the past, he has respect for Hov's business skills.
According to Killa, he has no relationship with Jay but cannot downplay his former Roc-A-Fella labelmate's financial success.
"I heard Mase, I just got back in town, I was in Florida," Cam said about Mase's buzz as of late. "Shout-out to Mase, I wish him luck...I ain't got no problems with Jay-Z. On the real, I don't even f*ck with Jay-Z, but I got mad respect for the n*gga. Anybody who make money, got a million dollars to their name, I respect anybody who make money. I respect MC Hammer when Hammer was getting money. Personally? I don't really know the n*gga, I f*cked with Dame [Dash] and Biggs. But I ain't got no problems." (Sub 0 DVD)
Speaking with hip-hop personality Miss Info last winter, the rapper dished out the motivation behind his most publicized rap battles.
"I'm not making up fake, imaginary beefs," Cam said. "I'm not just jumping out for beef for no reason. When I went at Jay-Z, it was a lot of inside stuff that went on at Roc-A-Fella that we don't need to go in to...There's been a lot of times that I been wanting to do something but couldn't because of Dame [Dash]. The 50 Cent thing, look you dissing, I took it as Jim [Jones] and Diplomats. Whoever else you could think of, Nas. The Nas situation. You got on the radio and said that Cam and [Funkmaster] Flex is ugly and Angie Martinez and N.O.R.E., whoever's wack. It wasn't because I attacked any of these people, it's kinda all on defense, it's always something that somebody did to me first." (Miss Info)
Cam's issues with Jay reportedly began prior to the release of his Roc-A-Fella Records debut after a dispute over a record.
"F*cking Kanye [West] sells us a few beats, we watching the 'BET Awards,'" Jim Jones said in a video. "Jay-Z's about to perform his new single and he gets up there and its the beat we bought from Kanye which would now be 'H to the Izzo.' So now we steaming...Just Blaze blazed the 'Oh Boy' beat. We took that [from Jay-Z], that was ours. Strong arm, good lookin' Just Blaze." (King Mag)
Killa confirmed recent reports of the former Bad Boy rap star returning to the hip-hop spotlight through a record deal over the summer.
"I just did a song with Mase. Mase is my man, I wish him the best of luck," Cam said in an interview. "I hope everything work out for him. Right now, he's trying to figure his deal out. So whenever that gets situated, I hope that works out for him. If it works out [we'll do a show together]. If it makes sense. I'm not into doing stuff just to do it. If it makes sense then yeah, definitely." (Hip Hop Beef)
Check out Cam'ron speaking on Mase & Jay-Z below: