Dame Sprint Remembers His Silent R. Kelly Protest & Dodges Questions About JAY-Z's Relationship With Cunning Brown

Dame Sprint was a current visitor on Nick Cannon’s video sequence, Cannon’s Class, the place the 2 Hip Hop vets tackled a bevy subjects, together with Sprint’s new Tradition Vultures guide. Throughout their dialogue, the Wild ‘N Out host introduced up Sprint’s former Roc-A-Fella associate JAY-Z and his shut proximity to R. Kelly.

In 2002, Hov and Kelly put out the joint undertaking Finest Of Each Worlds proper across the time Kelly’s controversial video himself urinating on an underaged woman surfaced.

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Sprint, who was as soon as romantically linked to the late Aaliyah, was adamant he muted Kelly almost 20 years in the past and accused the R&B star raping Aaliyah. He additionally insisted he was compelled to show a blind eye to Hov’s working relationship with Kelly in an effort to take care of his enterprise.

“For those who discover, my title’s not on Finest Of Each Worlds,” he mentioned. “I by no means went to a live performance. Video, no. You don’t haven’t any video with me. Be aware: Sprint later addressed his look within the ‘Fiesta’ video in the course of the interview.] If me and also you cool, and you already know that I obtained a lady that your man raped, proper? And I inform you and also you such as you’re gonna nonetheless work him, what you gonna really feel? So what you assume I felt? I’m human, bro.

“However I needed to look the opposite approach, all these years. That nigga carried out raped my woman that he favored as effectively after which went on a tour with him. However nobody mentioned nothing. I bear in mind having a dialog with Aaliyah and I used to be like, ‘Yo, inform me what occurred.’ She simply couldn’t. I simply left it at that and he or she mentioned, ‘Depart it alone.’”

Because the Kelly and JAY-Z discuss started to wind down, Cannon threw Cunning Brown into the combination. Sprint obtained noticeably agitated after Cannon requested how previous Cunning was when she obtained signed to Def Jam Recordings. On the time, she’d already collaborated with Hov on 1996’s “Ain’t No Nigga.”

“I don’t fucking know,” Sprint snapped. “I wasn’t listening to Cunning Brown. I didn’t signal Cunning Brown! Cease placing me in that! You retain performing like I’m on the block like] I’m answerable for that … What I’m saying is, bro, I didn’t signal Cunning Brown. What do I obtained to do with Cunning Brown?

“Don’t beat across the bush. Say what you imply by that query. What are you insinuating whenever you ask me about Cunning Brown? You mentioning one thing, nevertheless it ain’t to me!”

After a bunch back-and-forth, Cannon blurted out, “I assumed Cunning was 16.”

“Did I signal her?” Sprint requested. “It looks as if you’ve obtained a query for Jay. Ask him. Don’t ask me his query, bro. I’m not taking it. Y’all maintain asking me query y’all wanna ask him as a result of he ain’t right here. Ask him. I ain’t obtained shit to do with that, and I don’t even know nothing about that.”

Finally, Sprint refused to “converse on one other man’s enterprise.”

Watch the complete interview above.