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There may be a very good explanation for the beef between rapper Trina and Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa. In a 2008 song called “Heated,” Trina talks about sleeping with Kobe… while he was with Vanessa! Now, we all know Vanessa’s no stranger to her boyfriend cheating, but she probably didn’t plan on being face to face with one of Kobe’s side pieces at a basketball game! In “Heated,” Trina raps,

This n*gga thinkin’ I’m sweatin’ his Rolex watch

You need more than that, to get in my thighs

A car that’s fly, maybe a house in the sky

I know you wanna beat it up right quick

And I was the first b*tch Kobe cheated on his wife with…

Ouch. Want to hear it for yourself? Click on the song below.

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