Hip Hop

Charles Hamilton On Being in Slaughterhouse

blame it on Shake June 8, 2010

VIBE sat down with Charles Hamilton for a “long conversation” about pretty much everything. The quote I’m sure most of y’all would be interested in is below. In which Charles speaks on the situation with him and the Slaughterhouse machine.

Joell, Royce, Crooked, Joe, yall did me dirty! I was supposed to be the fifth member of Slaughterhouse and they know it. Me, Royce and three other people drove out to Jersey, kicking the breeze. I was like ‘let’s start a group.’ He was like, ‘Charles, you’re on a major label.’ He calls up Joe and I already had Crooked’s number, so we do the illest conference call. Joe Budden says to me very sternly, “Charles, we are not your age. We cannot afford a failure. And we don’t want to be a failure and bring you down from your situation.“ I said, ‘y’all are representing hip-hop. Only way y’all fail, is if y’all don’t spit.’ Royce was with it, but I know the love is still there. If they’re still on board, I’m with it. 

Hit VIBE for the rest of the Long Conversationwith Charles Hamilton as he speaks on meeting Rihanna for the first time, how no one (Drake, J. Cole, etc) will ever blow him out on a track, his single with Jim Jonsin, how Brooklyn Girls makes him depressed and more.