Jadakiss is one of the best lyricists in the game and his pen game is even stronger, when it comes to ghostwriting for many artists in his career.
However, he didn’t enjoy writing for all, and the rapper recently revealed on Smoke DZA’s podcast The Personal Party how he “hated” writing for Puff Daddy because it was “taking too much” away from himself.
“I really hated it," the musician admits.
"Puff, after giving him “All About the Benjamins,” “Señorita,” “Victory,” a couple of remixes, I used to feel like it was taking away too much from me. I ain't know how to morph. It ain't like he a nigga that I knew my whole life that I can just scribe him how I think he should be. I ain't feel like I could write the bars for myself and give it to him, because I ain't feel like it fit him. He had too much money. I was still extra grungy. My mind couldn't think of that much Versace or being on that type of financial level. It used to conflict with my writing for him. But he just used to tell me, 'Give me the shit that you would say for you.' I'm like, 'It ain't gon' fit for you.' He used to know how to make it work."
You can watch the episode in full below: