Hip-hop mogul Damon Dash says that he is open to linking up with his former BFF/business partner Jay-Z in the near future to help rebuild their old company Roc-A-Fella Records, despite the issues they’ve had with each other in the past.

Dame and Jigga fell out in 2004 following a number of big disagreements with their label. Jay-Z went on to take complete control of the label and became the president of Def Jam Records (Roc-A-Fella’s parent label) and has since gone on to become a hip-hop legend. Dame, on the other hand, has kept a low profile over the years, but now that he is back in charge at Roc-A-Fella, he wants to bring it back in a big way and says that he has no problems with possibly working with his old friend Jay-Z.

“If Jay wanna come through and do something, he can come holla at me,” Dash said. “I ain’t got no beefs with Jay. Just off the strength that it’s Roc-A-Fella, I could never tell Jay he can’t be a part of something he helped create,” the Harlem born CEO said. “So maybe it felt ridiculous that he said [me and Biggs couldn’t be a part of Roc-A-Fella once we sold the company] and a Roc-A-Fella purists didn’t appreciate that. If I walked away from Roc-A-Fella, then that would be different. But the option should always be there. So the option is there for him. He helped build that. And I don’t hold grudges. I think one of the most important things in evolving is forgiveness. If he did something wrong or if I did something wrong, we’d have to forgive each other, or we’d still be children.”


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