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 tune.
According to Danze, Remy Ma made her means onto the remix as a consequence of 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 hassle recording certainly one of his personal.
“We didn’t have [Remy] in thoughts,” Danze defined. “Cause actually, Jay was imagined to get on the tune. Prodigy had did a document for the tune. Now, I didn’t wanna use Prodigy’s verse as a result of he was truly speaking about Jay. Remember, that they had the little beef. So, I hit Jay and was like, ‘Yo, nevermind. Don’t fear concerning the verse, we closing the tune 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 means round, even when Jay would’ve obtained on the document dissing Prodigy, I might’ve took Jay off the document. You don’t convey your little beef and your little conflict into my home. I don’t try this.”
As turned out, the “Ante Up (Remix)” ended up that includes Busta Rhymes, Remy Ma and Teflon.
Listen to it beneath.