Khia Says She Knew Gucci Mane "Before He Changed"

posted Thursday March 27 ,2014 at 03:15PM CDT | 32 comments

Khia Says She Knew Gucci Mane

Khia also says she turned down Lil' Kim & Too $hort collaboration offers.

Khia says that the popularity of her “My Neck, My Back” song led to a number of offers for collaborations, something she is typically against.

"I don't like collaborating with artists,” the Florida rapper says during an interview with Billboard. "But I love Trick [Daddy]. When he called I was like, 'No, I'm not gonna do it.' Too $hort and Lil' Kim had called and wanted me to get on their songs. Her's was about pussy or something. When Too $hort called me, his song was like, 'My nuts, my sack, my dick...' I was like, 'What?' People thought I was some stripper chick and nasty all the time. And, here people come asking me to be on songs when it's about balls, ass, or pussy. I told Too $hort that I wasn't doing the song and he got offended. I told Kim I wasn't doing her song and she got offended. That was 10 years ago. There's no beef. People were approaching me with very vulgar songs. When Trick called it was like, 'I like Trick! Let me hear it.' When I heard it it wasn't that bad. I wrote it in 20-minutes.”

Ultimately, though, Khia was pleased with neither her Trick Daddy collaboration, 2004’s “J.O.D.D.,” nor her Janet Jackson collaboration, “So Excited."

“When it came down for cross promotion, [Trick Daddy] did me the same Janet Jackson did me, and didn't have me in the video. They edited me out for the video. We shot for two days and all of the stuff ended up getting edited out because they didn't want to share the spotlight. If you call me to be featured on the song, I think we should cross-promote and be able to perform together.  So keep your shit [and] don't call me.

"I pretty much had to sue Janet Jackson,” Khia continues. "I have it in my contract now that I will be a part of cross-promotion, even if it's just a song. I handled the situation with Janet. It just taught me to have everything written in contracts."

In the Billboard story, Khia also discusses her relationship with Gucci Mane, who has been battling drug addition and has been arrested several times in the last several years.

"I knew Gucci before he was this huge artist," Khia says. "He'd come through a club I had all the time to perform. I got to know him before he changed. The industry has changed him. No one is going to get to know the beautiful side I did. He's too far gone. I think he was high when he was tweeting. He was speaking the truth. It may be the people he's around or drugs that he's on. Sometimes money or environment changes people. I think his team is not good and he doesn't have any positive reinforcement. I reached out to him a few times, but I haven't seen him since we did, 'What They Do,' [which] was 2008. When he did that he was on some type of drug. I don't know what he took to trip him out. When we did that song, I can tell something was off. Something's been off since then. If you were to ask me, as a close friend, I don't think he recovered well when he ended up having to shoot someone... and it wasn't intentional. I think he was scared for his life and someone ended up getting murdered. I don't think he's recovered from that and I don't think he ever will. It changed him."

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  • josh
    khias from philly not from flordia trina diamond princess the true queen of the south rock star enteritment
  • josh
    the queen of the south is trina, jackio is the queen of florida and khia is a one hit wonder. khia has hiv she's suffer from the virus she's performing at clubs and bars to pay for her health treatments because she's a hoe all the other albums gangstress nasti muzik motor mouf aka khia simon and love locs mad no chart topping hits shes on food stamps and government asstanice
  • josh
    khia is a one hit wonder she's only famous for her hit song my neck my back (lick it) all the other albums she released failed
  • tony
    What the is Khia talkin about???? Have you heard her albums? They are nastier than Lil Kims. She is so full of it. I think she is nuts because she is not in the same world. She believes what her mind tells her. Its really sad. I had got all her cds, Every hook was BiT&* and Ho. Dont believe me? youtube her. her lyrics are weak and nasty. I cant believe people still interview her.
  • riv216
    damn I never looked at it that way. that shit probably do hunt him.....and it's a good reason to abuse these drugs to deal with it...
  • Big Ron
    I remember this bitch from back in the day, her throat game was on point.
  • Anonymous
    Gucci's style used to be fun and that changed to a way more serious tone now. I think after almost getting killed he felt he had to make it which is why he has soo many good mixtapes. Obviously the industry was fake to him when he got his deal and he became a loner and drugged up. Sad cause Gucci really is a special rapper to all the people who've like him since like 05 I know this is going to get hate from dickheads who're ignorant to his music and think no one should like him because they like Lupe Fiasco and are against anything different or whatever.
    • Young Guwop
      I agree. That's I like Gucci's music. Because it was hilarious and comic relief. Also I think him killin Jeezy's goon Pookie Loc has affected him a whole lot. That's why he probably stay geeked up to escape and numb the pain.
  • Fo3kist
    I rarely comment on here as, well- most of you guys are dicks- but I just wanna say that this woman obviously has a lot of integrity. And that it is also nice to read positive statements from rappers instead of reading negative press. Ya bitches you...
    • Anonymous
      agreed this was a good one
  • Anonymous
    Who the fuck does this bitch think she is to turn down those collabs? I never fuckin heard of her maybe if she had done those she woulda gotten more exposure the deluded cunt
    • blah uno
      didn't u read the article, she don't give a fuck bout doing collaborations. why u so mad for bruh?
  • Rumors
    According to Jeezy diss song "Stay Strapped", Gucci Mane did some time in mental health facility when he was younger.
  • Anonymous
    GUWOPTIMUS PRIME FEARS NO MAN OR LADY
  • tamir
    stfu bitch gucci is the shit he never scared from anyone he is a monsta
    • Anonymous
      he obviously mentally ill or he would be on an island somewhere chillin with a smile instead of going to chain for 8 months every year
    • SPCBND
      Yeah, this bitch is dumb. The lean has him trippin but no killing has him weak, and for all we know he's killed more dudes, he's got more than just ONE tear drop. Bitches are annoying, yawn. Glad you're in the news you nasty ass bitch.
  • Stevie Wonder
    'gshiasdnhisasdgfmjoaaj]opml; sb, X
  • Anonymous
    Mulop duwop cwop sibzamini kosxoli jackesh
  • Anonymous
    Shi bad as fun bruah guwop shuop lop mop gucci eat da coochiuchi oooLalala
  • claradaveyyma
    I quit working at shoprite to work online and with a little effort I easily bring in around $45 to 85 per/h. Without a doubt, this is the easiest and most financially rewarding job I've ever had. I actually started 6 months ago and this has totally changed my life............http://x.co/4ALCl
  • claradaveyyma
    I quit working at shoprite to work online and with a little effort I easily bring in around $45 to 85 per/h. Without a doubt, this is the easiest and most financially rewarding job I've ever had. I actually started 6 months ago and this has totally changed my life.............http://x.co/4ALCM
  • Anonymous
    "I think he was scared for his life and someone ended up getting murdered. I don't think he's recovered from that and I don't think he ever will. It changed him." GUCCI IS NEVER SCARED YA BISH
  • InTocchaWeTRUST
    Sold*
  • InTocchaWeTRUST
    Khia is a real and talented ass female rapper man. She has collaborations with Janet Jackson and Miley Cyrus and sole 1 million albums independently. Cant many people say they have those under their belt. Keep doing you Khia and hit us with another album! #salute
  • IM a bitch ass nigga
    This bitch is a top 5 Mc
  • OUCH!
    Should have done those collabos. Maybe, i mean maybe she would talked about today if she got a bit big like Trina. Trina may not be the best but she made $ and had gold and platinum albums. Btw what the fck happen to trick daddy? dude was nice. not a lyricist but he can make hit songs.
    • Anonymus
      He got the Dilla killa lupus.
  • Anonymus
    This bitch got one hit and acts like she got a discography.
    • Yo!
      lol
  • tha OG
    This bitch suckd my D-#!K in 2008
  • Anonymous
    "I have it in my contract now that I will be a part of cross-promotion, even if it's just a song. I handled the situation with Janet. It just taught me to have everything written in contracts."...............now no one thinks about you lol