Kandi Burruss will not be jealous of LaTocha Scott. The Xscape singer addressed the long-standing narrative on her YouTube earlier this week.
Her 50-minute Converse On It present highlighted episode two of SWV & Xscape: The Queen of R&B–throughout which Scott advised Kandi is and has been a hater.
“Right here’s one other factor that I didn’t like. Okay, so I've to deal with this on Converse On It as a result of this has been mentioned for years and it annoys me. I didn’t like that Tocha tried to allude that I had one thing to do together with her rattling solo undertaking not popping out,” Kandi mentioned. “That annoys me. I really feel like Tocha blames me for all the things that has gone fallacious in her life and I don't perceive why.”
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Kandi admitted that they all the time have butted heads. Nonetheless, she insisted she doesn’t like being blamed for conditions she’s not round for.
On the Bravo TV present, LaTocha claimed Kandi developed a resentment as a result of she typically sang lead all through their group profession. She conversed together with her husband, Rocky Bivens, who mentioned Scott and Kandi “have simply by no means been on the identical web page.”
“She was a younger lady, , attempting to make her method, and there have been instances after I would sing a music and she or he would simply have a match: ‘Oh why is she singing all of the lead? Are you attempting to set her up for a solo undertaking? and Jermaine could be like, ‘No’ and so I feel that developed a resentment,” Scott mentioned.
Burress addressed that declare on Converse On It by itemizing the songs she sang lead on from their first two albums.
“This has been mentioned a number of instances by her, and I assume different individuals… that I used to be so jealous, and I made it so exhausting for her. That the rationale why she needed to go solo and mentioned that I used to be so jelaous of her singing lead,” Kandi said earlier than going by means of the music listing.
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This isn’t the primary time the ‘jealous narrative’ has emerged between LaTocha and Burress. The pair of performers additionally mentioned their beef on Xscape’s first actuality present, XSCAPE: Nonetheless Kickin’ It. On the time, Burress instructed Scott her downside was that Scott allegedly used their third album to arrange a solo deal. LaTocha denied this–admitting she was “caught between a rock and a tough place.”
However on The Queens of R&B, Scott additional advised that Kandi was not proud of Scott’s resolution to do a solo undertaking. She additionally claimed that Burress instructed her she wasn’t returning to the group.
“For some motive, my undertaking bought shelved after which inside that very same timeframe, Kandi bought signed and her album got here out. It was a bit of odd, the timing of all of it, “Scott mentioned on episode two.
As talked about earlier, Kandi addressed that–saying it annoys her. Burress additionally accused LaTocha of solely being invested of their group throughout downtime in her profession. She additionally alleged that Scott makes the group an issue each time she does have a deal on the desk.
“…However it actually be as a result of she has one other alternative the place she appears like she don’t really want us anymore…when issues should not going the way in which she desires them to go I assume personally together with her private music stuff then swiftly she bought on a regular basis on the earth for Xscape however when she thinks she bought a solo deal lined up or she bought one thing else lined up. Now swiftly [LaTocha says] yeah I don’t know if I wish to sing with y’all.”
Burress doubled down on her Converse On It feedback below TSR’s repost of her itemizing her leads. She wrote within the remark part:
“We bought so much a drama y’all… I’m sorry however I’m uninterested in the narrative being pushed that I used to be jealous of her. So I needed to say how I really feel. She has an attractive voice & I'm not saying I sing higher in any respect. What I'm saying is that my voice is distinctive & I maintain my very own & I used to be not jealous of her. So cease it! We went into our third album understanding she was goin solo so sure I had so much to say about it as a result of our shit was falling aside. 30yrs later we nonetheless goin by means of the identical shit. We’re a multitude! That was so much however f**okay it.”