Fat Joe Talks About Being #TeamNas During Jay Z Beef

Fat Joe Talks About Being #TeamNas During Jay Z Beef

Fat Joe revisits old beef in a new interview.

Published April 13, 2016

Back in 2001, Jay Z and Nas erupted into a lyrical spat, and for a beef that is 15 years old, it’s still to this day a memorable moment in hip hop.

In a recent interview for This Is 50Fat Joe revisited the drama that he felt both involved and abandoned in.

“When Nas caught beef with Jay Z, they threw the battery in my back,” Fat Joe says. “Like, ‘We got beef with this man,’ and I’m all muscle. I’m like, ‘alright.’ I’m moving a certain way and the moral to the story is that there was bad blood between Roc-A-Fella and Terror Squad for a long time and the next thing I know I seen Nas with Jay Z and there was peace.”

“It left me in the outskirts,” he continued. “He didn’t pick up the phone like, ‘Yo, I’m about to squash this.’ I would’ve told him go get money. I’m all about getting money, so I would’ve told him go get money. Now me and these n****s got beef because I was repping you hard.”

View the interview in full below.

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Written by KC Orcutt


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