Trina’s Friendship in Hip Hop with Lil Wayne, Beyonce and Lost Women – VIBE.com

in the latest episode drink champion, Trina sits down with host NORE and DJ EFN for candid. In delightful sit-in, ‘Queen of the South’ discusses her love and respect for Beyoncé, ex-boyfriend and ex-fiancé Lil Wayne, and shares her camaraderie (and sometimes lack thereof) with the Hip-Hip female rapper perceptions of the community.

after discussing her Verzuz Get into the conversation with rapper Eve, her longtime musical collaborator and friend Trick Daddy, and his controversial comments about Queen Bey. Trina admitted that she treated him in silence for weeks.

“Brother, don’t talk about the queen,” Trina recalled. “I’m the queen of the team…I’m Bey-Hive. You don’t do that. I haven’t spoken to him in two or three weeks. We’re sitting together and my mic and my chair are turning This way That’s how I…’ You need to apologize. ‘”

She added, “Everyone has an opinion and that’s fine, but there you go. You already know that. [how] I start my morning this is the queen [Beyoncé] everything. how dare you? Like keeping your own opinion, talk among your friends, but don’t talk about her openly. No, we don’t do that. ”

During the “Quick Time With Slime” segment of the show, NORE tossed out the names of different rappers to see which Trina would choose. When asked, “Lil Wayne or Drake?” Trina responded, “Oh, we have to try (toast).” When the conversation turned to her relationship with Wayne, she gave her ex-boyfriend and Ex-boyfriend’s flowers.

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“Gosh, in real life I would go with Wayne. I just said that was [Lil Wayne] legend. In true form, it will always be Wayne. That’s legendary, iconic, and forever Wayne, Wizzy F. It will never be any different. But I love Drake. So, that’s why I’m going to shoot. “

Trina delved into her history with the New Orleans legend, adding: “Wayne, to me, has always been a great person. Even just beyond, it’s like going back to where we were and when we were young “Sometimes, when you’re young, in this industry, you’re just going fast, but it’s not going according to your plan or thinking it’s going to work out. You’re in your 20s, and you’re hot in the game. You’re making money everywhere. So much money and Wayne is a real person like one of the most honest people I’ve ever met or seen. When I say honest…like a really honest person. Like he doesn’t play games , that’s not him. It’s never been the case.”

She concluded by saying: “I would always speak highly of him. He was a great man, he was a smart man, he was always good to me, good to me. To this day we are just friends, if I am for what And hit him… a song, if I say “hi”, [need] A favor, always “yes”. This is the respect I will never have for him without. “

Further down the interview, Trina talks about the power of empowering women in hip-hop. Referring to the need for more female representation in rap, the “Naan” rapper said, “Women are a little smaller, so we’re more different than men in getting along,” she shared.

Claiming she couldn’t relate to ‘not getting along with other people’, she told the host, ‘My mom owns a beauty salon, so I grew up around women. That’s what I see, all day, every day , girls are getting their hair done. In hair salons, you hear it all. So, when it comes to women, when it comes to women, I’m always in that uplifting environment.”

She added, “When you see ‘Ladies Night’ [music] Video This is how you feel about female hip hop. She talked about the female rap artists around who showed her love when she entered the industry. But at today’s Hip-Hop competition, Trina noted, “It’s not like that. ”

“This time and one day, these girls aren’t that connected. They’re not that friendly, they don’t want to be connected. There’s too much argument. Too much back and forth. Too much jealousy. ‘Oh, I connected with you because you were hot, when When I met you in real life and got to know you. I was intimidated, or so I was.’”

“I’m not that kind of person,” she continued before referring to her friend Missy Elliott. “I’m not intimidated by Missy. It’s a genius. I’m so inspired…I want to get this check. E, this is my friend. I want to watch you rise and soar…so, with these Girls together, you can’t have them all seeing that vision or feeling that way.”

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