In a current interview, Lance “Un” Rivera stated that Jay-Z wasn’t the one that stabbed him at a membership in 1999.
In a DJ Vlad interview, which premiered on Saturday (Could 20) on YouTube, Lance “Un” Rivera was requested to recall the occasions that led as much as his near-fatal stabbing on the now-defunct Package Kat Membership in December 1999. In accordance with stories, Jay-Z was upset that his third album Vol. 3… Life and Instances of S. Carter fell sufferer to rampant bootlegging earlier than its official launch. The rap rumor mill purported it was producer Lance Rivera who was answerable for the leak.
On that fateful night time, Rivera attended a launch get together for Q-Tip’s Amplified album on the Package Kat Membership when he was stabbed with an eight or nine-inch blade allegedly by the palms of Jay-Z and his entourage.
Jay-Z reportedly was additionally in attendance and was allegedly close by when the incident occurred. The Brooklyn rhymer was later accused of stabbing Rivera and turned himself in to police. After a two-year authorized battle, Jay-Z was sentenced to 3 years of probation.
“What occurred that night time…I confirmed as much as assist [Q-Tip]. Jay, a bunch of us is in there. I ended up getting surrounded by a bunch of individuals. It was most likely 10 knives that I knew of, and I ended up getting stabbed on the Package Kat Membership,” Rivera recalled on the three minute-mark within the video beneath.
When requested if Jay-Z was the one that stabbed him, Rivera empathically stated, “No. Jay-Z was not the man that truly stabbed me that night time.”
Nevertheless, Rivera talked about that he and Hov had a dialog earlier than he was assaulted. The previous document govt claimed that Jay saved repeating to him, “you broke my coronary heart, you broke my coronary heart.”
“Me and Jay-Z had a dialog proper earlier than I bought hit within the head with a champagne bottle,” he detailed. “It was a short dialog and I used to be him like, ‘What are you speaking about? You realize you f**king the cash up proper now.'”
Rivera stated that he does not understand how the story of Jay-Z stabbing him got here into existence. The filmmaker had solely type phrases to share in regards to the Roc Nation co-founder.
“I don’t know the place individuals bought Jay-Z stabbed me from as a result of if anyone is aware of Jay-Z, Jay-Z’s a pleasant man,” he attested. “He’s an artist, he is a poet, he is gifted and it is by no means been his historical past.”
“If Jay-Z had stabbed me, y’all wouldn’t have gotten The Black Album as a result of by my entire historical past, I’m an eye-for-an-eye sort of man,” he continued.
Rivera added that he was stabbed within the again close to his shoulder and never within the stomach and shoulder as earlier media retailers reported in 1999.
Watch Lance “Un” Rivera Discuss About His 1999 Stabbing With VladTV Beneath
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