Beyoncé Checked Rapper Fabolous Over Disrespectful Lyric About Her and Solange

by Jeremy Spirogis
Beyoncé and Fabolous

Beyoncé may seem to be one of many least confrontational folks ever. We all know that she likes to preserve a low profile and distance herself from the drama. But she clearly has no drawback talking up and calling somebody out after they’ve crossed the road.

It was just lately revealed that Beyoncé confronted Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous over a disrespectful lyric about her and her child sister Solange. Find out extra about what occurred beneath.

Beyoncé and Fabolous
(L-R) Beyoncé and Fabolous | Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; David Livingston/Getty Images North America

Who is Fabolous and what did he say about Beyoncé and Solange?

Fabolous is an artist from Brooklyn, New York. He broke out on the music scene within the early 2000s with the discharge of his first album, Ghetto Fabolous (2001), which spawned a few hits, comparable to
“Young’n (Holla Back)” and the Nate Dogg-assisted “Can’t Deny It.”

He went on to launch a sequence of hit singles, together with “Breathe,” “Into You,” and “Make Me Better.” Fabolous can also be recognized for his appearances on different songs, together with Christina Milian’s 2004 smash single “Dip It Low,” which earned him a Grammy nomination.

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In 2010, Fabolous launched the tune “For the Money” with Nicki Minaj. The observe is all a couple of femme fatale who loves the finer issues in life. While bragging concerning the girl and her appears to be like, he asks, “If you could have Beyoncé, would you take Solange?”

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Listen to the lyric between the 1:10 and 1:25 mark

How Beyoncé confronted Fabolous

On Jan. 23, Fabolous stopped by Power 105.1’s present The Breakfast Club the place he talked about being confronted by Beyoncé at an occasion.

“Beyoncé was like, ‘Yo, let me holla at you.’ So I went over and hollered at her and she was just telling me that they rock with me and they didn’t know where that came [from],” he recalled.

Fabolous mentioned he had been making an attempt to provide a very good punchline and didn’t “think” a lot concerning the lyric earlier than recording it. But after Beyoncé talked to him and defined how the lyric may have harm Solange, he got here to know how problematic his remarks have been.

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Watch him speak concerning the confrontation across the 36:50 mark

Fabolous apologized to Solange

Some time after his chat with Beyoncé, Fabolous bumped into Solange. When he approached her, he claimed, the “Almeda” singer was stone-faced and chilly.

“I seen her, so I was like, all right, let me beeline to Solange and apologize,” he continued. “And Solange, she was stiff. I’m like, ‘Hey! What’s up?’ And I was like, ‘Yo, I just want you to know I didn’t mean it in any malice, but I do take responsibility for saying that and I apologize.’”

Fabolous mentioned Solange additionally famous how hurtful the lyric was. Although he didn’t say whether or not she accepted his apology, he described the second as an eye-opening expertise that now makes him watch what he says in his music.

“It really woke me up,” Fabolous continued. “Up until that point, I would say anything in a rap that was catchy.”

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