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I feel like, for some reason, people feel like [there] only has to be one female. Just like there's different dudes for us to choose between and different genres of music it should be the same for female MCs." Kim and Nicki's flap isn't the first time two talented stars have taken the spotlight for reasons other than their music, and it certainly won't be the last.Yet while female MCs have always had different pressures than their male counterparts, Digga thinks there is a straightforward way to equalize the playing field. Trina revealed how she and former beau French Montana reconciled when the two hugged it out during their performance in Miami for the Bad Boy Reunion Tour. He sent the record back on my birthday, which was crazy. It’s a lot of women that need to get their self together," she said about his statements. During the sit-down, the Miami rapper touched on some of her past relationships with Lil Wayne and French Montana. I had saw him previously two days ago or something at the studio, just like in passing. As Trina explained in her interview, she felt that age was the biggest hurdle to overcome during their time together."Wayne is a very great person," she said. The thing is, when I dated Wayne -- which was so many years ago -- we were just real young. "I just hit him and said, ' I want you to get on this record,' and that was it.While nearly every high-profile MC has been embroiled in some kind of drama with another rapper, the situation can be more complicated when it involves female hip-hop artists, who have to contend with the relative lack of female colleagues in the game and the pressures of an image-driven industry in addition to delivering lyrical heat. I don't see where all this is coming from," Miami's Trina told MTV News via e-mail this week about Kim's comments. Can't we just make music and get our paper and keep it moving?! " Trina also pointed to the dearth of high-profile women in hip-hop as a reason for Kim to fall back with the criticism. There's barely any female artists as is — we don't need this!Some of hip-hop's ladies insist that when it comes to Kim and Nicki's recent flap, solidarity should trump ego for women on the mic. " Veteran MC Rah Digga also maintained that for women in hip-hop, trading jabs isn't in anyone's best interests.
"It's a male-dominated game, so the bulk of attention is focused on them," she said."My advice to Kim is just make her music," Digga told MTV News. " Missy relayed to MTV News via e-mail, adding, "I've been a fan of Lil Kim from the beginning and always will be. " Of course, respect is key, and Southern star Diamond, who burst on the scene with Crime Mob before going solo, maintains that it's important to acknowledge the old guard when first starting out."My advice to everybody is just do you: Make your music, don't pay attention to what's going on around you, just do what you do best and let the fans blog it out." Like Trina and Digga, multiplatinum rapper and producer Missy Elliott has been in the game for years, and she believes there's room for both Nicki's and Kim's outsize talents. "I just feel like people that have paved the way for you, you have to show them some type of homage or some type of respect, to a certain extent," Diamond told MTV News.The Queen Bee has lashed out against the Young Money Barbie onstage and in interviews, accusing the Lil Wayne protégé of jacking Kim's style without giving proper respect.From Jay-Z and Nas' years-long iciness to 50 Cent's sharp-edged comments about well, everybody, verbal jabs off and on wax are arguably as much of an element of hip-hop as DJing or breaking. It's all good — everybody's eating, what's the issue?