The Hotness: Remy Ma

The Hotness: Remy Ma

Published Tue, July 12, 2022 at 12:00 AM EDT

I tell people all the time, you have to be in it for the right reasons. It has to start with the right reasons. A lot of people get with somebody because they like the way they look or they're infatuated with their celebrity or their status or their money or the sex, but these are temporary things. These are things that could be removed. So what happens if the money's not there? What happens if he or she puts on a couple of pounds and they are not as sexy as you thought they were? What happens if the drive is not there anymore?"

- Remy Ma on marriage (BIN interview, July 2022)

Remy Ma is a Bronx Hip-Hop superstar. The famed rhymer is one of the most famous women in the game and she's taking the stage at the 2022 Rock The Bells Festival. Remy has also become a lot of things to her fan and the culture; a symbol of perseverance, longevity and commitment. After 20 years, she's carved out a career that is uniquely hers; while also being unapologetic in presenting the parts of her personal life that she feels could be a testimony for others. Her 14-year marriage to fellow rapper Papoose is one of rap's most famously stable unions; and she's a mom and entrepreneur. While also maintaining her status as one of music's most daring sex symbols and style queens.

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"Everybody Know Who Nice..."

"Everybody know who nice, everybody put in work," Remy explained during her appearance on DRINK CHAMPS. "That’s not to take away from them. I put in work, Fox put in work, Kim, Nicki, Cardi, Megan, everybody done put in work. Niggas talk about ‘Who got this much money, who sold this much records,’ we all was broke.”

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"Nobody Writes Better Than Me"

"It goes back with what I was saying earlier... When I wanted to just be nice, it doesn't matter. Literally... I've written for other people. Nobody writes better than me."

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On Battle Rap League Chrome 23

"As a woman of color, I know how we always gotta work a little bit harder. We always gotta do a little bit more to even feel like we're getting equal treatment. But that to me was just such a drastic gap that I felt like somebody needed to do something."

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What's Beef?

“I don’t take rap beef seriously. Even in life, I don’t have beef with anyone right now. I just don’t care. I’ve been there."

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"I Was Able To Help Other People"

"It became probably four-five years in, I realized that me being there, I was able to help other people. It was some people in there who was doing so bad. There were people whose husbands left them. Their friends forgot about them. There were so many different things that I didn’t have to go through. I went through my own stuff but there were so many people that were way worse than me."

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"We Could've Done the Same Thing Working Together"

“It just bothers me that this record that I put out where it’s literally picking apart a female went so viral, and every media outlet wants to talk about it and pick it up. I feel like we could’ve done the same thing working together. I would’ve liked it so much better that way."

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Vanity and Beauty Standards

"Men are out here getting on the table, just as much as women. We live in a very vain world right now. The more beautiful you are and the more appealing you are to the eye, unfortunately, those are the people that get the deals and the money and become the face of certain products."

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Motherhood and Music

"Rihanna is... amazing. You have the Cardi Bs of the world. You have myself. You have so many women that [do it], sometimes it’s hard because we’re made to think that we can’t do it, but women can do everything. We wear all the hats. We run things. We run the world.”

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"Comedians In A Way..."

“There’s this misconception that, ‘Oh, a rapper, you’re just a rapper, rappers are dumb," Remy told the “See The Thing Is … ” podcast. "Yeah, the wack ones. The good ones are really fucking — not even just big words, just the way that they’re able to play with them, and they’re funny. They’re comedians in a way. Those are the things to me that makes you a rapper-rapper,”


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