By YRS Jerzy
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Following his success in the 2001-2002 period, Fat Joe took a little time off from the game. In mid-2003, Fat Joe made inroads with plans of returning. The Terror Squad leader dealt with some static with Jay Z and then got back to work.
Taking the remaining members of Terror Squad, Fat Joe scored a deal with Steve Rifkind’s SRC Records and got to work. The end result was the album, True Story, which boasted a banger. All the time Fat Joe spent in Miami paid off, as Scott Storch gave him a classic.
Fat Joe recorded “Lean Back” and, initially, meant for it to be a solo track, but Remy Ma forced her way onto the track. During the summer of 2004, “Lean Back” owned the radio and topped Billboard. The song was a basis in 50 Cent’s beef with Fat Joe and, in the wake of Joe reuniting with Remy Ma, Hip Hop Vibe’s Wednesday Throwback.
Watch “Lean Back” by Fat Joe ft. Remy Ma below:
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