Right before the release of Baby's first solo album, Birdman, XXL spoke to him about the seamless transition from a businessman to a rapper after pushing the Cash Money squad for half a decade. In XXL's September 2002 issue, he discusses all of the trials and tribulations he endured to get to that point. This man's love and dedication to hip-hop is unmatched, period. Read the original article Daddy Get That Cash from the September 2002 issue by clicking the image below.

Check out more from Birdman and our other cover artists at XXL's 20th anniversary hub below.

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