Some may remember earlier this year when Benzino almost fumbled Leray’s bag by prematurely announcing that the “Big Purr” rapper had a feature with Nicki Minaj on her upcoming album. During a chat on the Clubhouse app, Benzino said, “She got the song with Nicki Minaj that’s gonna be coming out that’s gonna be crazy.”
During her time on the popular morning show, Leray recalled that she found out when a friend woke her up hysterical because news of the song had been posted to The Shade Room, causing it to spread like wildfire.
Leray went on to say that the situation caused her to freak out, as she believed that Minaj would view her as an inexperienced newbie attempting to leak a song for clout and never work with her again.
“She was just like, ‘Yo, I get it and I understand and one thing — you have to respect your father’ and she’s actually one of the main reasons why I’m “team Dad,” Leray told the hosts. “She made it clear like, ‘Regardless of what you’re going through bro, that’s your dad. And that’s why we’re going to do this song.’”
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