“Although I worked for everything I got, although I never extorted nobody, although I didn’t bully nobody,” Fat Joe exlained. “I had the persona of New York Suge Knight. Like, you know, people feared Fat Joe and the Terror Squad in that way, you know? So for [50 Cent] talking about Fat Joe in the same city. The funeral homes was making bids.”
50 previously adressed their past beef where the G-Unit head honcho took responsibility for his part in the controversy.
“There’s an element, a part of our culture that I’m aware of it because I am it,” 50 Cent told Rolling Stone. “Your Lil Durks, your NBA YoungBoys, the whole surrounding cast of that … it almost splits our culture in half because when you cool with one, you can’t work with the other.”
He continued, “I was using the same thinking in the very beginning of my career because it’s just the thinking you would use in the environment. If anybody went next to Ja Rule, I’d jump on the person who featured with them, anybody who was faintly near them, ’cause I put him on life support and you wanna go resuscitate him … so that energy, later you look at it and you go, ‘I was buggin.’”