Mase Explains Why He Dissed cam'ron: "He is not strong Enough To Intimidate Me"
"We've been enemies for way longer than we've been friends."
The thanksgiving weekend unexpectedly included a major rap beef when Mase released "The Oracle", a scathing thesis aimed at cam'ron. The former Bad Boy of the star, who was responding to some excavations Killa Cam made in The Program mixtape, called into Hot 97's Ebro In The Morning on Monday (November 27) to talk about the fight and explain why they finally decided to fire the Cam.
"When he said that the bodily harm thing — you know, saying something about a person, don't take me seriously. But when you start saying that you are going to do physical damage or you're thinking about that, it is my job as a man to make sure you don't get to do that," said Mase Peter Rosenberg when asked about what it was that caused the sim.
"Each time, when he was saying things about me, I let it pass, because we grew up [together]. But what people may not realize, we have been enemies for way longer than we've been friends. I know him more as an enemy that I know of him as a friend if that makes sense. I knew him for like eight years as a friend. I've known him for 21 years as an enemy."
When the host Ebro Darden tried to intervene, Mase pushed back. The "Feel So Good" rapper said Cam has been telling one side of the story for 20 years, and now, Mase was finally changing the narrative.
"You don't know my side of the story," he said. "You just know your side of the story; your whole perception of me came from cam'ron. The whole perception of the world that I came from cam'ron and its affiliates. My beef with Jim [Jones] comes from cam'ron. Juelz [Santana] said even that he had inherited a beef with me 'cause of cam'ron. No one really knows my side. That is what made it so crazy, because this is the first time you heard Mase."
Darden brought some of the complaints for Cam to Mase only became a preacher to escape the escalation of violence in the streets. The Harlem World MC to close this notion.
"I had no problem on the street," he said. "That