Remy Ma has been on a mission ever since she was released from prison last month, and it hasn’t left her much time to spend with her family.
The “Conceited” rapper couldn’t be any happier to be home! Unfortunately, as she told NecoleBitchie.com, she’s been so that she’s hardly had a moment for quality time with her family. That wasn’t her original intent, though!
“I have not had time to enjoy time with anybody,” she said. “I actually had it mapped out. Part of my plan was for the first week to take off that week and to get things situated with the family.”
Remy got back into the studio literally four hours after was released, and it sent the wrong message to people inside the hip-hop community. As she explained, “When I went to the studio the first day that I came home everyone took it as a disclaimer as to ‘Ok, this must mean she doesn’t want that week off!’”
It’s not that she’s complaining, the Remy’s actually really grateful to be in such high demand after such a long hiatus. “You have to be glad that people even want you to do certain things. In this industry, it’s so easy to be not important to people anymore,” Remy said. “I’m very happy and I’m content with everything that’s going on. But do know that no one respected my one week off wish.”
Now that she’s home, Remy’s also had to readjust to married life in the same home as her loving husband Papoose that really held down the fort in her absence. “It’s really different,” she said. “The whole being a wife thing, it’s new to everyone else but I had to take on that responsibility for the entire time of my incarceration, which is really hard in a way.”
Marriage is never easy, but Remy pointed out that being a wife while in prison presented a whole different set of emotional challenges. “It’s one thing if you’re home and you see your husband everyday and you’re doing whatever wives do,” said Remy. “It’s hard to do that from prison. You feel like, ‘Am I giving my 50 percent in the relationship? Am I fulfilling what I said I would in my vows?’ So it’s kind of difficult and as a female you feel a little bit [less] every now and then.”
Remy’s determined to be the best wife she can be for Papoose now that she’s out because he worked so hard to keep things in order while she was locked up. “Financially he was there. Physically he was there. And also emotionally because you’re traumatized!” she shared.
His dedication during her incarceration is a big reason why she’s so careful about how she conducts herself. “You can’t just be moving around crazy,” Remy stated. “Anything I do could reflect on him and make him look a certain way and I would never want to do anything that could harm him or hurt him.”