Preview Foxy Brown and Lil’ Kim’s Unreleased ‘Thelma and Louise’ Collaboration
Written by B87FM on March 10, 2021
A protracted misplaced Cunning Brown and Lil’ Kim collaboration has been launched from the vault.
Throughout his look on Fats Joe’s Instagram Stay present this week, former Unhealthy Boy producer Rashad “Ringo” Smith performed a snippet of the never-before-heard observe. The music, titled “Get pleasure from Your self,” was reportedly set to seem on Cunning and Kim’s ill-fated joint album Thelma and Louise again in 1997.
This was the primary time the music has ever been performed for the general public. The snippet solely accommodates Cunning’s verse, on which she raps a couple of “dynamic duo.” When Joe requested if he might hear Kim’s verse, Rashad responded, “Quickly come.”
Thelma and Louise by no means noticed the sunshine of day, however the motive stays unclear. Cunning’s brother Gavin Marchand claimed that then Def Jam CEO Lyor Cohen had provided Kim and Cunning $1 million to point out as much as the studio to file the joint album, however they have been no exhibits.
“They have been each getting $500,000 every simply to point out up at Hit Manufacturing unit,” Marchand instructed Vibe in 2011. “They by no means confirmed up, and the challenge by no means occurred. They each lower their telephones off.”
Cunning and Kim’s rivalry dates again twenty years in the past, with the 2 exchanging a sequence of photographs all through their careers. In 2013, they have been supposed to return collectively and squash the meat throughout Fabolous’ set at Summer season Jam, however the efficiency by no means materialized. The rumor was that Cunning confirmed up too late, one thing she has denied.
In accordance with Cunning, Kim didn’t need the second to occur. “She was defiant from the second he even mentioned my identify,” an emotional Cunning instructed “RapFix Stay” in 2013. “She mentioned, ‘I don’t wish to carry out along with her.’ I mentioned, ‘Fab, it’s not real.’”