Cam'ron and Mase Explain Why They Would Choose DMX Over 2Pac

The Mount Vernon native passed away in 2021 at the age of 50.

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Cam'ron and Mase were in agreement on choosing DMX over 2Pac during the latest episode of the Million Dollaz Worth of Game podcast with Gillie Da King and Wallo267.

Mase and Cam, who currently co-host their own podcast It Is What It Is, based their opinion on their personal experiences with the late X.

"Me personally, I seen DMX," Cam said. "I didn't really get to see [2Pac]. I'm talking about on tour with DMX. I'm in the studio with DMX. I actually got to see n***as go lose they mind about DMX."

"I know n***as loved 2Pac, but I didn't get to see him on tour and doing anything else," he continued. "So, for me, it's going to be DMX because I actually got to be a part of, or see, from when he was just in the tenement rapping to selling 10, 20, however many millions of records he sold. I seen the whole process."

Mase chimed in, "To me, I would definitely have to say DMX. And not just East/West. Like, when you saw the energy, pause, that this n***a DMX gave, you could stop one lyric that he would be saying and the whole concert, and the whole arena, would say it."

Mase's comment calls to mind DMX's iconic Woodstock '99 performance, which has been popularly (and accurately) referred to as the time he performed in front of the entire world. At the 31:20 mark in the video below, you get an idea of how the Mount Vernon native had a crowd of thousands upon thousands in the palm of his hand.

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Boosie Badazz admitted in a recent Sway's Universe appearance that he was moved to tears watching DMX close out his set on Jay-Z's Hard Knock Life Tour. "I was 14 years old…Jay-Z opened up for him…I saw him perform in Jacksonville, Florida," Boosie recalled. "DMX made me cry."

On Million Dollaz Worth of Game, Mase expounded, "I think a lot of times because you learn the flaws of n***as, you forget how great n***as really were. DMX was one of those, like, special, special talents. When I first heard DMX in the studio, I was just like, 'Yo, this n***a is just different.'"

Mase took a moment to recognize how great 2Pac was, but maintained that when comparing the two, DMX was better, in his opinion.

"'Pac was phenomenal, too. I can't take nothing away from 'Pac, but I think DMX had more than 'Pac," he said. "I'ma go on the record and say that he had more than 'Pac because DMX was able to give you...he touched n***as, pause, in a different way than 'Pac did."

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