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Fat Joe Explains How Jail Cleaned up His Relationship With 50 Cent & JAY Z

By Daryl Nelson
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Fat Joe said that his time in jail helped him end his beef with Jay-Z and 50 Cent. The Bronx rapper was locked up in 2013 for tax evasion and said he had a major epiphany there.

"It was crazy," said Joe on The Breakfast Club. "This guy came to me and he was like, 'You going to join the basketball league?' And I was like, 'Basketball? I ain't playing no basketball.' And he's like 'Yeah, it's the 40 and over.' "And that sh*t was like ricocheting. I walked away like 'Oh my God. I'm 40.'"

"So that was great," he added. "God gave me that opportunity because that never left nowhere. So when I went to my cell, I knew that my window was smaller ... And I had to fix a lot of relationships. I knew when I came out of jail I had to squash my sh*t with Jay-Z, squash my sh*t with 50 Cent and any loose ends I had out there."

Do you like the refined, more mature Joe or the gangster Joe who beefed with folks?

You can see him talk about Jay and 50 below starting at the 19:30 mark.

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