Jermaine Dupri Says He Tried To Sign Iggy Azalea, Talks Janet Jackson And Mariah Carey On ‘Wendy Williams’
Jermaine Dupri dropped by The Wendy Williams Show today (December 10) to promote his new TV show The Rap Game. However, Wendy wasn’t going to have the legendary producer on her sofa and not ask about former girlfriend Janet Jackson. (They don’t speak anymore). The conversation then turned to Mariah Carey and JD revealed that he originally suggested the Las Vegas residency while he was managing her. He said they are still best friends.
The most interesting revelation came, however, when Wendy randomly brought up Iggy Azalea. “She needs somebody like me in her life,” Jermaine declared. “I tried to sign Iggy that’s why I say that. I tried to sign her from the beginning. I called her. I sent her a tweet, I think, but she thought I was trying to get at her because she’s fine.” The hitmaker also mentioned legendary buzz track “Pussy” and sang the Aussie rapper’s praises: “I think she’s very talented… artists are not people who know everything. That’s why you have a mentor like myself.” Watch the full interview up top.