The REAL Reason Of Jay-Z & Dame Dash BreakUp?! + Joe Budden On Future Of Female Rap | The Wrap Up

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Joe Budden Comments on the Future of Female Rap

In a recent podcast episode, Joe Budden sparked controversy by suggesting that the era of female rap is nearing its end. He pointed to Cardi B’s latest release, expressing disappointment and speculating about her second album’s delay. Despite Cardi’s reassurance that her album will drop in 2024, Budden questioned the industry’s investment in female artists.

Jay-Z and Dame Dash’s Fractured Relationship

Steve Stoute reflected on Jay-Z and Dame Dash’s struggles to maintain Roc-A-Fella Records, citing Dame’s ego as a significant obstacle. Despite their successful collaboration in the past, Stoute remarked on Dame’s inability to work with others. Dame responded on Instagram, referencing past conflicts with Stoute and defending his actions.

Ja Rule Discusses Feud With 50 Cent

Ja Rule reiterated claims of beating 50 Cent in a fight and characterized their feud as mostly one-sided. During an interview, he addressed questions about their history, stating that he prefers to focus on his own endeavors rather than engage in public disputes. When asked about a message for 50, Ja Rule declined, wishing him well instead.

Rihanna’s Performance at Indian Wedding

Rihanna delivered her first full live performance in nearly eight years at the pre-wedding celebration of Anant Ambani, son of Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani. Entertaining over 1,200 guests, she performed a concert-length set featuring popular hits like “Umbrella” and “Diamonds.” Reports suggest her performance fee ranged from $8 to $9 million.