The former Roc-A-Fella boss says that Ye creates art for the sake of art while Hov makes music for money.
In another interview, Dash spoke with podcaster MacG and was asked who he believed was “the greatest artist to represent Roc-A-Fella.”
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“If it’s a choice between Jay and Kanye, I’m going with Kanye,” said Dash. “All day, every day.”
The hosts seemed surprised at the mogul’s answer
“He’s more creative,” he answered. “If it’s about—now, I can speak on that because, you know, I worked with both of them, right? You know, Kanye is a true artist and he does it for the art and Jay-Z does it for the money. It’s two different things.”
A memory was revisited when the hosts also mentioned that Dame Dash gave West his Roc-A-Fella chain. Dash added that he took his own chain off his neck to give to Kanye, only “because Jay wouldn’t take it off his!”
Check out the clip and the full conversation below.