Remy Ma opened up like never before when she dropped by “The Breakfast Club” this week!
Everyone wants to know what Remy’s was up to during lockup. Now that she’s out, she wasn’t going to hold anything back when the crew at Power 105.1 caught up with her on Wednesday.
There was so much to cover that Remy cleared out a good chunk of her morning to
1. Remy Went On A Diet In Prison
When Remy came out, she looked as good as she did when she went it. The “Conceited” rapper shared, though, that keeping herself in shape was no easy task. Unlike men’s prisons, Remy shared that women’s facilities
“I had my spurts where my weight went up, but when it’s like, ‘Alright, I’m going home in two years. It’s crunch time. Get that [junk food] away from me,'” she said with a laugh.
DJ Envy was genuinely surprised that she said it took two years to get her body together, but Remy explained, “It takes time!
She added, “You can’t wait until the last minute. Plus, like I said, we don’t have a great gym system. We don’t have good food that we can eat if you’re dieting.”
2. Remy Had A Full Schedule
Six years is a lot of time to come up with new rhymes, but Remy didn’t get as much time to write as you might have imagined. Fans may have envisioned her spending hours with a notebook and a pen from wakeup until lights-out, but that simply wasn’t the case. The prison kept her busy!
“People think that if you’re in prison, you have nothing to do. You’re just sitting there doing time,” said Remy. “When you get there, they forced you to go programs.”
Aside from anger management courses and drug rehabilitation, her prison offered academic programs. “If you don’t have a GED or a high school diploma, it’s mandatory that you go to school,” she explained “You’re not just laid back doing whatever you want to do. You’re moving around.”
3. Remy Didn’t Write As Much As You Might Think
Remy would have loved to have spent more time coming up with some dope bars while in lockup. “I didn’t. That would have been dope if I could,” she answered when asked if she’d spent her entire sentence writing.
Turns out prison is a stressful place to be, and that made it a little tough for Remy to think up hot verses. She explained, “It’s really hard to get into the creative space where you would want to just go in every day.”
4. Remy Did A Study On Homosexuality While Earning Her Degree
Can you say educated? Remy got her Associate’s Degree during her six-year stretch. As part of her program the rapper wrote up a study titled “Situational Homosexuality” that explored the different circumstances that might motivate someone to expand their sexuality.
“I did a whole paper on it,” Remy shared “You’d be surprised how many people because of the situation that they’re in, they’ll just switch their sexuality.”
Remy added, “It’s not just in prisons; people go into the military and your forced to be around people of your same sex. Situational homosexuality goes on in all-girls or all-boys schools”
5. Remy Ma Had Conjugal Visits
Remy wasn’t alone the whole time she was in prison. Aside from near daily visits from friends and other loved ones, Remy said that she and her husband had plenty of opportunities to spend quality time as long as she was on her best behavior.
“You have to remember that I was able to get trailer visits. They’re like every six weeks,” Remy explained. “If you get in trouble–if you have, like, a fight or something–they take it away.”
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Celebs Tweet Their Thoughts About #JusticeForSandraBland
1. Jesse Williams
#SandraBland's treatment while attempting to travel freely on HER public roadways has been acknowledged as unlawful. She is already dead.
2. Taraji P. Henson
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3. Ava DuVernay
"'Why are you arresting me?' Because you know your rights. Because I can. Because no one'll believe you. #SandraBland"
4. Kim Kardashian
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5. Jussie Smollet
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6. Snoop Dogg
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7. K. Michelle
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"We must get to the cause of #sandrabland death because this CANNOT happen again #deathorfreedom"
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15. Jessie J
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16. Jackee Harry
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18. Holly Robinson Peete
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19. Jeffrey White
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21. Joan Smalls
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22. Gladys Knight
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24. Meek Mill
"Rip to that young lady that lost her life about a traffic stop! 🙏 ima make sure I pray for her and her family! 🙏😄😄😄"