Full Force Talks Being The First To Discover Nicki Minaj
During the interview, they talked about how when they first met Minaj she was in a rap group with her then ex-boyfriend Safaree.
However, they began to work with the then up-and-coming rapper as a solo artist. “The bottom line is that we paired off and then we started working with Nicki solo and working with her as well and taking her to different places,” one of Full Force’s members said during the interview.
“And then one place we went to Warner Brothers, Kevin Liles. I went with Nicki and Kevin says, ‘I love the group but it’s that girl. It’s that girl.'”
Full Force then went on to explain that Minaj turned down a possible record deal. “But the thing about it is they wanted to have a ghostwriter for Nicki. Jean Nelson at the time wanted Juelz Santana to write for her and she refused,” he continued. “Nicki didn’t want to because Nicki always had a thing about writing her own [expletive].”
“And that was impressive to me because even with that and she had a little crush on Juelz Nick was like,’I don’t care B. I write my own rhymes, damn that.'” another Full Force member said. Check out the clip here.