Dame Dash has been making an attempt to distance himself from the R. Kelly dialog, but it surely is not working. The connection between the 2 is just too sturdy. First and foremost, each males have been romantically concerned with Aaliyah. Then, each Kells and Dash labored with Jay-Z extensively. Both of these factors have been delivered to gentle following the premiere of Lifetime's Surviving R. Kelly. Dash toldNick Cannon that he needed nothing to do with Jay and Kelly's joint album Best of Both Worlds (They additionally made a follow-up album, Unfinished Business). Memphis Bleek involved himself within the dialog although, and responded to Dash's feedback. "And then you definitely gonna actually say, you wasn't there with niggas? You was against it? You fucking mendacity," revealed Bleek.
Now, Dash is firing again at Bleek. "I actually am not on the Best of Both Worlds," Dash informed Hip Hop Motivators' Kenyatta Griggs. "I did not go to a present. I did not have my identify on any of that. I used to be in 'Fiesta,' however solely as a result of Aaliyah mentioned she needed me to do it that manner." The web began to collectively name Dash out for being in "Fiesta" instantly after he tried to assert he distanced himself from Kells. By stating that he did it for Aaliyah, Dash has discovered a strategy to defend himself with out taking direct blame.