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by kenn on 10/13/2003 10:56:00 PM


ManilaBlack (Oct 9, 2003 4:04:01 PM):
What do you do in a normal business day?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:04:50 PM):
I have no normal business day because I have so many business. I'm doing movies, fashion, going to the studio. I'm doing everything. I might be directing producing, etc...

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:04:56 PM):
There is no normal day for me.

carmltai (Oct 9, 2003 4:05:03 PM):
What is the craziest thing a fan has ever done to try to get close to you?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:06:05 PM):
One chick pretended that she was somoene she wasn't to have a meeting with me. There was also a time when a chick jumped on my car with no shirt on.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:06:22 PM):
There are all kinds of sexual stuff also.

THE ONLY YARI (Oct 9, 2003 4:06:38 PM):

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:07:37 PM):
Whatever opportunity presents itself. If it is profitable I will definitely try to do it.

kisha826 (Oct 9, 2003 4:07:43 PM):
Are there any artists on the Roc you feel we should pay attention to who may be over looked now?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:08:10 PM):
Whoever is not quadruple platinum. But they should all be paid attention to.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:08:41 PM):
Basically Kanye West, Oschino & Sparks, Peedi Crakk are our main focuses.

husseinmichigan (Oct 9, 2003 4:09:08 PM):
The new Dame Dash Warriors Mix-tape Vol 3 is FIRE!!!!!! When did you think of jumping into the mix-tape game, cause Cam and The Diplomats really got that underway at Roc-A-Fella I feel?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:09:32 PM):
I been doing mixtapes since the beginning of time.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:09:50 PM):
But "The Empire Strikes Back" was the first one we made ourselves and it was the first one that I didn't speak on the mixtap.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:10:07 PM):
Sometimes you need someone to connect the dots so I felt like it needed to be done.

Ali15352001 (Oct 9, 2003 4:10:14 PM):
Whats really good dame, ive seen these jay-z/rocafella forces online, where and when can i get them?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:10:34 PM):
I don't know.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:10:43 PM):
I can barely get them. When you find out let me know. Lol...

k7ayo (Oct 9, 2003 4:10:47 PM):
What's up Dame, I am really digging the collabo with Victoria"Posh Spice"Beckam. Do you see that as the beginning of the world domination by expanding and generating great buzz in Europe or is it just about the music?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:11:19 PM):
You are smart for paying attention.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:11:27 PM):
This is the first step in world domination.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:11:39 PM):
Victoria Beckham is the biggest thing in Europe.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:11:52 PM):
So it was only right to collaborate with her.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:12:09 PM):
I'm going to Japan in a little while to get cake over there.

DipsetMami_408 (Oct 9, 2003 4:12:12 PM):
What does Dame like to do for fun in his spare time when he's not working?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:12:24 PM):
I don't have any spare time.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:12:35 PM):
But i love to party, dance, drink, travel.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:12:40 PM):
I like to laugh...

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:12:44 PM):
and I like to spend money.

Crakks_Wifey (Oct 9, 2003 4:13:00 PM):
Are you open to letting artists do their own thing with their music? Or do you want their music to be a certain way?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:13:14 PM):
No they all do their own things.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:13:23 PM):
If I control my artists there would be no artists!

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:13:48 PM):
I never make them sacrifice or compromise the integrity of their music.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:13:54 PM):
That's why I let them do their own thing.

THE ONLY YARI (Oct 9, 2003 4:14:08 PM):

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:15:24 PM):
The only problem is each person by their own right feels that they are the best, so they all want attention at the same time, so we have to all work together and make sure everyone is getting the attention that they deserve.

carmltai (Oct 9, 2003 4:15:35 PM):
Do you take business suggestions from fans of the ROC as long as it's well planned out and isn't anything crazy?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:16:21 PM):
I take business suggestions from anybody as long as it profitable.

mxmillion (Oct 9, 2003 4:16:22 PM):
Who is an artist that you wished you would've signed but did not?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:16:53 PM):
I tried to sign Sean Paul three years ago and I couldn't get him but that's about it.

tiptopstop (Oct 9, 2003 4:16:55 PM):
"Who will be the first lady of the Roc" is an argument discussed in the Roc forums of this site and everywhere else for that matter, what is your take on this? My personal opinion is that you guys struck gold when you picked up Nicole Wray!!

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:17:18 PM):
Whoever wins. You know.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:17:30 PM):
Whoever deserves it will be the first lady of the ROC.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:17:47 PM):
Hopefully she will go platinum. I can't make no money with gold.

Mac (Oct 9, 2003 4:17:49 PM):
Dame, I caught you on TV one day and they were asking you about people downloading music and you said "It's never gonna stop, if people want to make money they gotta move into other ventures.", do you feel as though music is a dying business venture?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:18:09 PM):

husseinmichigan (Oct 9, 2003 4:18:39 PM):
How did you continue to win over these past years with Roc-A-Fella?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:18:52 PM):
By being honest.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:19:05 PM):
And because Jay-Z keeps making hot records.

soulfyre (Oct 9, 2003 4:19:16 PM):
When is Allen and Nicole's albums droppin'?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:19:26 PM):
As soon as possible!

DipsetMami_408 (Oct 9, 2003 4:19:31 PM):
What advice would u give a young up-coming artist like my brother he's 19... he wanted to know... what's the best way to start in the music business?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:20:11 PM):
Make sure you are talented,

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:20:21 PM):
And make sure that you learn the business.

rocablog.com (Oct 9, 2003 4:20:25 PM):
How did you rope in Just Blaze On Your team?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:20:49 PM):
We gave him the first opportunity to work with Jay and all the other artists at the ROC.

CAK-A-HOLIC 4 LIFE (Oct 9, 2003 4:20:53 PM):
Do you ever consider signing Shyne?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:21:05 PM):
No. I have never thought about it.

newyork227 (Oct 9, 2003 4:21:24 PM):
As a person, as man, as black man, do you still find it difficult for white america to accept you as one of the most wealthies man?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:21:54 PM):
I never really think about it.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:22:40 PM):
But i definitely think that because my money is new and I'm carefree about things, I can make people uncomfortable. I'm also very scary because I still have the mentality like I'm broke.

CAK-A-HOLIC 4 LIFE (Oct 9, 2003 4:22:44 PM):
Do you think other labels that are following the commercial trend, meaning the R&B or watered down rap will last long?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:22:53 PM):

husseinmichigan (Oct 9, 2003 4:23:01 PM):
You got behind Cam when Epic was not handling him right. How do you deal with other labels? Who you have to work with (Beckham label)

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:23:32 PM):
It's not very easy. Victoria Beckham's label is retarded. They are very aggravating.

lil_miss_knowitall (Oct 9, 2003 4:23:36 PM):
Since "Da Band" did 204,000 in 1st week sales, would you ever consider putting together a band. Maybe not the same thing but along those lines.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:23:52 PM):

RocSha~Hov' (Oct 9, 2003 4:23:59 PM):
i was wondering if you have the last say over the Rocawear clothing line?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:24:08 PM):
Of course I do.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:24:22 PM):
I approve every sketch and every sample before it goes into production.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:24:29 PM):
Why do you think the clothes are so good?

Mac (Oct 9, 2003 4:24:30 PM):
What motivates you Dame? What keeps you movin', what made you wanna be Dame Dash? I'm a college student, and I wanted to be "the man" since I was a kid, but now that I'm on the cusp, I'm finding it hard to find motivation, what made you keep it movin'?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:24:49 PM):
My spending habits.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:24:59 PM):
And also the opportunities.

newyork227 (Oct 9, 2003 4:25:11 PM):
I seen your interview on the hbo series " On the Record", do oyu really think that man that was debating with you had any point of to his argument, because with some comments he was really sounding ignorant? And how did you stay so calm, when he was cutting you off?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:25:46 PM):
Because I knew he was using it as a technique to bother me. He was trying to make me look irrational.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:25:56 PM):
And by doing that he made himself look stupid.

k7ayo (Oct 9, 2003 4:26:03 PM):
Would you do a reality show on MTV, VH1 etc?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:26:23 PM):
If I had total creative control. My whole life is a reality show anyway..

CAK-A-HOLIC 4 LIFE (Oct 9, 2003 4:26:33 PM):
Would you ever see your self having a real orchastra on any ROC album or doing something more on the composing side.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:26:44 PM):

k7ayo (Oct 9, 2003 4:26:49 PM):
Man, your dream, and Jay's, must have given brothers and sisters working in your establishments a chance to do something and make history, does it make you feel good or you hardly think about it?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:27:11 PM):
No, I love it. I appreciate every single day.

ManilaBlack (Oct 9, 2003 4:27:16 PM):
Do you think that female rappers get the respect that they deserve in the music industry??

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:27:33 PM):
Yes, I think they get the respect they deserve.

mxmillion (Oct 9, 2003 4:27:39 PM):
I admire you business sense and aspire to make my mark in the entertainment industry as you have, which i will achieve, but do you have any advice for someone like me?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:28:00 PM):
All I can say is just be very honest.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:28:10 PM):
Work hard and don't ever think something is going to come to you.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:28:18 PM):
In life we are constantly being tested.

KRAZE11 (Oct 9, 2003 4:28:24 PM):

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:28:48 PM):
He's alright. He came home last night. He is getting ready to start working on State Property 2.

mxmillion (Oct 9, 2003 4:28:50 PM):
When you was coming up did you employ family members and/or friends?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:29:21 PM):
I would let them intern.

boomboom (Oct 9, 2003 4:29:32 PM):
What advice would u give to some1 like me who want to have there own record label?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:30:10 PM):
Like I said before, stay honest, learn the business inside out, and work hardW

tiptopstop (Oct 9, 2003 4:30:14 PM):
When is the sequel to State Property coming out?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:30:44 PM):
Beans just came home so I'm going to start shooting asap.

CAK-A-HOLIC 4 LIFE (Oct 9, 2003 4:30:53 PM):
Right now I am in college at Texas Southern University, I am from Washington D.C.. Alot of people in the south really have mixed reviews over the whole Roc a Fella label as a whole. Saying that you don't look or pay attention to a lot of south rappers. When knowing in fact there is not alot of south rappers that have the vocabulary or style to put up with east coast flow. Do you ever consider siging someone in the south?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:31:27 PM):
I would sign anyone as long as they are good.

k7ayo (Oct 9, 2003 4:31:39 PM):
With the Rocafella Film, would you be interested in helping out screenwriters with no agents by having your people read their scripts and take them on if you think they are good?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:31:52 PM):
Of course why wouldn't I?

N.R.V (Oct 9, 2003 4:32:02 PM):
Dame, are you bored with the industry right now..?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:32:32 PM):
I'm bored with the industry, but I'm not bored with my crew and the things that we do...

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:32:40 PM):
Outside of my crew, yes I'm very bored.

newyork227 (Oct 9, 2003 4:32:42 PM):
On the 60 seconds interview, the reporter asked if you are satified with wiht half a billion empire, and you said no, not until i am a billionaire, but honestly, from what we understand about you, your a moneylohic, would you stop at a billion or would you still be hungry for more?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:33:07 PM):
It depends on what I want to buy.

k7ayo (Oct 9, 2003 4:33:28 PM):
You said recently that you've co-produced some joints in the past that you didnt get any credit for, would you PLEASE do a beat from top to bottom and let's have a chance to give you props or have a good laugh. We're still gonna love you man :)

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:33:53 PM):
I don't know how. I don't know how to work a drum machine.

yiya910 (Oct 9, 2003 4:33:58 PM):
Can you tell me where Roc a Fella get their cuban chains from?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:34:23 PM):
Jacob The Jeweler.

carmltai (Oct 9, 2003 4:34:38 PM):
Do you have to be a celebrity or someone you know personally to get into the "Breakfast Club?" a lot of the members on the online street team are trying to come up there and check it out..

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:34:58 PM):
I don't let anyone in the breakfast club.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:35:03 PM):
Nah just kidding. lol

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:35:07 PM):
It's not open yet.

mj83 (Oct 9, 2003 4:35:10 PM):
I read on mtv.com that Jimmy Jones just directed four videos. Which one of them videos is coming out next?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:35:39 PM):
Four singles off of State Property Presents The Chain Gang Vol. II.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:35:52 PM):
"Want Me Back/Criminal Background"

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:36:02 PM):
"When You Hear That/Temporary Relief"

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:36:08 PM):
They will be the next videos...

husseinmichigan (Oct 9, 2003 4:36:10 PM):
On Roc Radio yall snap a lot. When did you get into snappin cause u real nice. Hoffa also :)

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:36:34 PM):
That's what we been doing all of our lives.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:36:45 PM):
What about Big Face Gary? Is he funny?

mxmillion (Oct 9, 2003 4:37:02 PM):
I have been trying to get an internship with your company for awhile, what is the best way to get you and your company's attention to accept me for an internship because i have talents, but i want to learn from the best.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:37:24 PM):
Come to the office

tiptopstop (Oct 9, 2003 4:37:33 PM):
Do you consider yourself a nice guy?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:37:47 PM):
I'm a very nice guy.

N.R.V (Oct 9, 2003 4:37:56 PM):
I know its people come at you right now live, asking business questions. And I can tell you are probally straying away from that.. but I know you came prepared..Do you want to give out any info. on sending material today?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:38:38 PM):
You can send your stuff to:

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:38:43 PM):
Roc-A-Fella Records

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:38:48 PM):
P.O. Box 753

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:38:55 PM):
New York, NY 10108

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:39:06 PM):
We will give out the address again at the end

los009 (Oct 9, 2003 4:39:08 PM):
What is your favorite Roc-A-Fella video of all time??

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:39:27 PM):
"Big Pimpin" and "Can't Knock The Hustle"

Msrocafella (Oct 9, 2003 4:39:40 PM):
Dame Dash, I flew from NC to catch you and the fam in NJ last year you were like the crowd's motivation. What gets you hype right before a concert?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:40:14 PM):
I'm just hyped as it is, so when I go out there I'm already hype.

young_hov25 (Oct 9, 2003 4:40:16 PM):
Is it true that "Change Clothes and Go" will be the first single off the Black Album?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:40:39 PM):
I'm going to listen to the album tonight, so I don't know yet.

los009 (Oct 9, 2003 4:40:48 PM):
I know there was supposed to be a Roc Army tour that didn't happen. Are there any plans for another tour with everyone from the Roc ?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:41:22 PM):
We are working on it now. We are getting everything together now.

tiptopstop (Oct 9, 2003 4:41:24 PM):
Another argument on on the message board is "Rocawear for the big girls"...do you guys plan on doing something like that soon? You got it for the big guys like myself but what about the big girls? Watch out for the big girls...lol!

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:41:57 PM):
Yeah we are about to make some big girl Rocawear clothing. We are working on that now too.

k7ayo (Oct 9, 2003 4:42:00 PM):
You are a family man, do you let your kids hang around your rappers when they are using "adult language".

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:42:14 PM):

husseinmichigan (Oct 9, 2003 4:42:37 PM):
When can we expect a movie/ Dame Dash Presents...Dream Team 2 album?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:42:50 PM):
Next year.

coogi194 (Oct 9, 2003 4:43:01 PM):
How can I get a job at the rocawear show room or warehouse? Where's it located at?

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:43:45 PM):
Send in your resume to John or LaTrice. They will get it to the right people.

N.R.V (Oct 9, 2003 4:44:04 PM):
With all the hardhitters gone from the game, and rumors of Jay's retirement…Will you promise to do your part to keep that coolness, and rawness, healthy in the game

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:44:35 PM):
What do you think? I can even answer that question! Of course! I'm gonna fight for cool forever!!!

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:44:42 PM):
Just make sure you support.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:45:17 PM):
Thanks for the support. Look out for our artists, the clothing lines, Rocawear, C.Ronson, and America Magazine.

DAME DASH (Oct 9, 2003 4:45:24 PM):
Lata ya'll.

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