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Jay Z regrets recording one of his biggest hits, "Big Pimpin'" featuring UGK. The 51-year-old father-of-4 tells the Wall Street Journal he regrets his misogynistic lyrics on the track in 1999 -- before he was civilized and domesticated by Beyonce.

The track was produced by Timbaland and appeared on Jay Z's fourth studio album, Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter.

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The song was a huge hit for the Marcy Projects rapper, peaking at No. 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and topping the Rhythmic Top 40 chart. It also made Rolling Stone's 2010 list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" (No. 467).

The official music video garnered over 47 million views on YouTube.

However, Jay Z regrets spitting the "really harsh" lyrics on the track.

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"That's the exception. It was like... I can't believe I said that. And kept saying it? What type of animal would say this sort of thing? Reading it is really harsh," he said.

The following is Jay Z's verse on "Big Pimpin'", where he discusses his total lack of respect and disregard for Black women.

(Verse 1)

    You know I thug 'em, f**k 'em, love 'em, leave 'em
    ‘Cause I don't f**kin' need 'em
    Take 'em out the hood, keep 'em lookin' good
    But I don't fuckin' feed 'em

    First time they fuss I'm [leaving]
    Talkin' about, "What's the reason?"
    I'm a pimp in every sense of the word, bitch
    Better trust and believe 'em

    In the cut where I keep 'em
    'Til I need a nut, 'til I need to beat the guts
    Then it's "beep beep" and I'm pickin' them up
    Let 'em play with the d*ck in the truck

    Many chicks wanna put Jigga's fist in cuffs
    Divorce him and split his bucks
    Just because you got good head
    I'ma break bread, so you can be living it up?

    Sh*t, I parts with nothin'
    Y'all be frontin'
    Me give my heart to a woman?
    Not for nothin', never happen
    I'll be forever mackin'
    Heart cold as assassins,
    I got no passion,
    I got no patience,
    And I hate waitin'

    Ho, get your ass in and let's ride!
    Check em out now, ride!
    Ride!
    Check em out now, ride!

 

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Fabolous shared a rare clap back from Beyonce Knowles-Carter who confronted him about a lyric in his track "For the Money," in which he insulted her sister, Solange Knowles.

The 42-year-old rapper, real name John Jackson, compared the 2 siblings in his 2010 tune, rapping: "Because if you could have Beyonce, would you take Solange?"

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Beyonce, 39, is known for ignoring bloggers and social media users who insult her on a regular basis, but she draws the line at anyone targeting her mentally-addled sister.

During an interview on The Breakfast Club radio show on Thursday, Fabolous admitted Beyonce confronted him when he met her shortly after the song's release.

"The first person I saw was Bey, and Beyonce was like, 'Yo, let me holler at you.' She was just telling me that they rock with me," he smiled.

Insisting Bey was gracious and polite, Fabolous explained his punchline rap style is not that deep:

"Punch line-y style is just to say something to be catchy and metaphoric, but I didn't see the deeper side of it. And Beyonce, I ain't gonna share the exact conversation, but she told me, '(These are) people. Saying something like that can personally hurt her.' And I said, 'You know what? I get it.' I said, 'Yo, when I see Solange, I'll apologize to her.'"

A few months later, Fabolous had the opportunity to apologize to Solange when he saw her at the SoHo House in New York.

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But Solange is not her sister. The 33-year-old singer wears her raw emotions on her sleeve. Needless to say, she was less than receptive of his apology.

"I seen her, so I was like, let me beeline to Solange and apologize," he told the Breakfast Club. He said Solange's body stiffened when she saw him approaching.

"And Solange, she was stiff. I'm like, 'Hey! What's up?' And I was like, 'Yo, I just want you to know I didn't mean it in any malice, but I do take responsibility for saying that and I apologize.'"