pre music performance Lance ‘An’ Rivera clearing the air about his stabbing 24 years ago, saying jay zee Absolutely didn’t… and he insists that prosecutors did wrong by holding the rapper for the crime.
Best known for his association with Rivera hugesat down with “Vlad TV”… and got candid about the highly publicized stabbing, for which Jay ended up with 3 years’ probation, as his career went downhill.
Rivera says that Jay was at the nightclub that fateful night, but he is not the one who stabbed her in the back with a large blade – and adds, everyone knows that Jay would not have done such a thing. However, he is not saying who actually did it.
It all goes back to December 2, 1999, when Rivera was stabbed while leaving a party to release cue tipalbum of “Amplified.” He says that Jay and other members of Rock-A-Fella Records contacted him and accused him of leaking Hov’s “Volume 3… Life and Times of S. Carter” album.
Witnesses reportedly identified Jay as the stabbing person, and although he turned himself in to the NYPD for questioning, he maintained his innocence.
He was arrested on felony charges, and finally convicted in 2001 after a 2-year-long legal battle.
Although he avoided jail time, Jay could not leave New York State during his 3 years’ probation – a major career obstacle, as evidenced by his Grammy-winning ’98 album “Volume 2… Hard Knock Life”. After the success of ,
There has always been debate as to what actually happened to… Nas Specifically stating on his track “Ether” that Jay-Z took the fall for a dude.
It seems that Rivera himself is now adding credence to that theory by saying that he was not Jay!