Fat Joe apologizes to Vita and Lil Mo after calling them “dusty” during his Verzuz battle with Ja Rule

Written by on September 15, 2021

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It’s safe to say things got a bit heated Tuesday night during the Verzuz battle between New York rappers Fat Joe and Ja Rule.

During the livestreamed music event, held at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Joe and Ja brought out some of their famous friends and collaborators — including Nelly, Ashanti, Jadakiss, and Remy Ma — to assist them on some of their hit songs. While the music competition remained mostly friendly, things became a bit tense when Ja Rule asked his “Put It On Me” collaborators Lil Mo and Vita to come on stage and sing.

“Oh, them dusty b******,” said Fat Joe, referring to Lil Mo and Vita. “You had to go to the crack house to find them b******.”

Fans were quick to slam Joe’s comments, with Lil Mo responding in an online post that she was “disappointed” in him. Joe apparently received the message, apologizing on Twitter early Wednesday morning.

“Shout out to the ladies very sorry if i disrespected i love vida and lil Moe,” he tweeted. “I’m super sorry love my sisters.”

Neither Mo nor Vida have publicly responded to Joe’s apology as of late Wednesday morning.

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