Exclusive: In a piece of throwback news, former WKPS host Mike Jax releases rare audio of a 1997 conflict between The Artifacts and Jay-Z.
The clip, released by former WKPS host Mike Jax, begins with The Boom Skwad’s Skull Fonts airing out Hov for not making it through to perform at The White Building. “Want to thank everybody coming out to the show and representing. Even though Jay-Z didn’t show up,” he said. “That’s how it be with them playas, that’s them playas for you. They don’t want to give back. They want to take, but don’t want to give back. We showed up, that’s what it’s about.
“If you’re putting money in somebody’s pocket and they can’t come back to support you, something is wrong with them,” he continued. “Now, you’ve got to look at it and say I’m going to support who came and who is real and doing this and [keep] positive vibes growing.”
“First of all, we was listening to the radio. It’s Jay-Z by the way, we try to make it up here and things like that. All them bum-ass niggas stay out my business. They don’t know what’s happening and the situaitons, what we went through to get here. Unfortunately, we didn’t make the show but we did come and shit.”
“And if we was there, we was going to rip them. Pause,” joked Dash, stating that their limousine driver got lost and caused their delay.
Listen to the full exchange below.
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