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“I think both of them being from Brooklyn, both being the only women in their crew, and both being at the forefront of that sexual revolution in hip-hop just magnified the tension between them,” Osorio explains.“But that being said, their beef existed before the media got involved.”While there have been glimpses of hope that the two would someday come together and bring that Thelma and Louise project to the forefront, the fact they both turned down the money proves that it’s bigger than business.“It was more about two female rappers who were so similar, you couldn’t help but compare them or group them together,” Osorio says. There’s a long list of female MCs that would qualify as Thelma and Louise hopefuls before you get to Kim and Foxy. It just rarely gets to see the light of day.”We didn’t actually learn on wax that Lil Kim and Foxy Brown were at odds until the departure from their protégés.Biggie passed away on March 9, 1997, and following Foxy Brown’s cameo on Nas’ track, “Affirmative Action” in 1996, she would later solidify her position in The Firm, with Jay Z being less of a career necessity.
It was supposed to be for hip-hop, for the needless rap wars that left legends like Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B. Until now.1996 was a landmark year for hip-hop, but especially for women. 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).“Or it could’ve been something read in an interview that got read wrong and nobody around said, ‘No, this is what she meant.’ Or nobody went and checked the interview and said, ‘What did she mean when she said this? ”As stupid as it was in hindsight, it was also costly.’ Or like in the case of most dudes with rap beef over a girl, it could’ve been a guy. Foxy’s brother Gavin “Pretty Boy” Marchand revealed in a 2011 interview with Vibe that Lyor Cohen was set to give Kim and Foxy 0,000 a piece to show up to the Hit Factory to record the ill-fated Thelma and Louise project, but they never showed.Lauryn Hill became the unequivocal star of The Fugees, sealing her fate with the release of their second album, seven days later on Nov. While Lauryn Hill was hailed for her ability to convey real lyricism through an arguable grey area between hip-hop and R&B, Kim and Foxy were regarded as rap’s sexually explicit torchbearers. Two arguably hyper-sexualized female rappers with significant radio airplay and monster debut albums. He was tangentially tied to both of them as one of Kim’s producers and Foxy’s family. “It would sound weird because one was my cousin [Foxy] and I was producing for the other [Kim].All three would receive the backhanded compliment that they excelled by sounding like men, though that knack would clearly manifest itself differently among the three of them. There was only one thing to do: bring them together. But admittedly, despite numerous attempts to repair their relationship, Clark never questioned the origin of the beef. Would it seem weird because I introduced one to Jay Z and the other one is Big’s protégé, and I’m producing both and I’m DJing for Big, but I’m Jay Z’s producer?