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Jay-Z Opened Up About His Elevator Fight With Solange And It Will Make You Feel Some Things

"We've had one disagreement ever."

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So in case you haven't logged on to the internet anytime between May 2014 and now, here's some BREAKING NEWS for ya: Solange Knowles attacked Jay-Z in an elevator three years ago, and the security footage went viral.

Now, in true Knowles-Carter fashion, Beyoncé and Jay-Z have remained fairly silent on the incident over the years.

They released a brief statement after it happened, and they haven't really talked about it since.
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They released a brief statement after it happened, and they haven't really talked about it since.

But in a recent (and rare) interview on Tidal's Rap Radar podcast, Jay-Z finally opened up about the past drama with his sister-in-law — and it was honestly really sweet.

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“We’ve always had a great relationship,” the rapper said. “I fought my brothers and argued with my brothers my whole life. It just so happens, who we are, these things go into a different space, but it ain’t nothing."

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"We’ve had one disagreement ever. Before and after, we’ve been cool."

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"She’s like my sister," he added. "I will protect her. That’s my sister. Not my sister-in-law. My sister.”

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The rapper was also asked about the theory that all three people involved in that elevator fight — Beyoncé, Solange, and Jay-Z himself — went on to have successful albums because of it.

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But Jay-Z was quick to defend Solange's raw talent, and her latest album, A Seat at the Table:

I think we went into that elevator great artists. That don’t surprise me. I’ve always loved Solange’s music. I think she was slept on before this album. I thought the album before this one was amazing too. Incredible artist.

Way to stick up for your sister-in-law, Jay-Z — not that it's hard to do when she's Solange Freaking Knowles.

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Anyway. Legitimately happy to know that all is well in the Knowles-Carter clan!!!

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