JAY-Z and Prodigy’s bitter feud prevented the world from listening to the celebrated MCs on M.O.P.’s “Ante Up (Remix).” In a brand new interview with Doggie Diamonds TV, M.O.P. member Billy Danze confirmed Hov and Prodigy have been each supposed to seem on the track.
According to Danze, Remy Ma made her method onto the remix resulting from Jay and Prodigy’s absence. The late Mobb Deep member recorded a verse dissing Hov, which led to M.O.P. eradicating it and telling Jay to not trouble recording considered one of his personal.
“We didn’t have [Remy] in thoughts,” Danze defined. “Cause actually, Jay was presupposed to get on the track. Prodigy had did a document for the track. Now, I didn’t wanna use Prodigy’s verse as a result of he was really speaking about Jay. Remember, they’d the little beef. So, I hit Jay and was like, ‘Yo, nevermind. Don’t fear in regards to the verse, we closing the track out.’”
Danze mentioned he didn’t wanna let the meat play out on his observe since he was cool with each males. Jay appeared on M.O.P.’s 1998 album First Family four Life and later collaborated with the duo on his “U Don’t Know (Remix).” M.O.P. even signed with Roc-A-Fella Records at one level, although they by no means launched any albums on the label.
“I couldn’t permit that,” Danze famous. “Even if it was the opposite method round, even when Jay would’ve acquired on the document dissing Prodigy, I might’ve took Jay off the document. You don’t deliver your little beef and your little battle into my home. I don’t do this.”
As turned out, the “Ante Up (Remix)” ended up that includes Busta Rhymes, Remy Ma and Teflon.
Listen to it beneath.