No one really knows the real reason why once time Hot Boyz leader and Cash Money Records artist, Juvenile left the label accept Juve, Lil Wayne, Birdman and Slim. And no one really knows the real reason why Lil Wayne is still on the label. However, in an interview with Complex Magazine, Mister 400 Degreez gave his take on why Wayne is still on Cash Money after all these years.
“When Wayne was trying to leave Cash Money [in the mid 2000s], same thing. He was trying to find out how did I leave, what did I do, he wanted to see my paperwork. I was like you can see it, but you’re gonna have to pay me for it now because now I know you ain’t with me. You’re own your own because I’m definitely on my own. If you want the paperwork and help from my end, I need to be compensated for it. [He never paid for it]. … I thought he was scared [that’s why he stayed]. That’s how I took it. I was like, ‘You don’t have to be scared.’ I’m really from the projects. No disrespect to them, but I’m 10 times more street than they are. They would never go to some of the places I’d go, they’d never turn some of the corners I turned because they’re not like that. It’s two different ballgames.” (Complex)