A renown superstar rapper known globally for her success as a member of the Hip-Hop group Salt-n-Pepa, Sandra Denton popularly known as ‘Pepa’ has taken time to reflect and look back at her life history.
While reminiscing and going down memory lane, she went back to the time when she was talking to rapper turned actor Will Smith and has deep seated remorse for not actually dating Smith who is now a Hollywood poster husband to Jada Pinkett.
In an interview about herself, the former rapper gives an account of her encounter with the Fresh Prince.
“I thought Will was really cute and we would hang out a lot on the road. He liked to take care of me and never let me spend a dime.
He was that kind of guy, real generous. I remember when they won their first award, he asked me to go out with him afterward.
He was so excited. We were walking along the street getting ready to grab something to eat, and he just gave this homeless guy $100 dollars…I sometimes kick myself when I think about what could have been.
He was so nice to me, but I really wasn’t feeling him. I guess I couldn’t appreciate a nice guy like Will Smith. He wasn’t thug enough.
I was attracted to thugs and hoodlums. Will was too nice to me,” Pepa confessed
As with most women in their early ages, the tough guy seems to be more of an appeal as opposed to what Smith had to offer then. Common relationship scenario, not so?
“I liked people like Louis Burrell (MC Hammer’s brother). He was rough, he was street and he didn’t pull any punches. He would walk around with a cane and pimp hat. He always referred to women as b**ches.” Even with all that, I liked him,” she goes on to say.
Denton released her autobiography Let’s Talk about Pep in August 2008 where she chronicled her life and gave a behind the scenes glimpse of the fame, family, failures and accomplishments that accompanied her during her peak as a celebrity.
In it she speaks about her relationships and dealing with failed marriages and trying to escape from domestic abuse.
No factual names are used in the book, pseudonyms replaced names. Anyone who reads the biography can read between the lines and make their own judgment to who she may or may not be referring to.
Now ladies, particularly the younger generation, The Red Pepper thinks this may be a reflection of situations that you have continuously placed yourself in while sampling and rating guys in the dating realm thinking that the nice guy is unappealing and wanting that thug.
Clearly it might be time to take a close look at the end of the tunnel because the thug remains the thug whereas nice guys, such as Will Smith, go on to make multi-million dollar movies on a yearly basis.
Now if that’s not saying anything so you we can help you not to regret later, then girls, enjoy that lifestyle of dealing with the man constantly on the run. That has to be exciting we guess.
There is this common piece of advice if we may call it that, that a woman who chooses to date and marry a man with a television at the expense of the man with a vision, will soon be watching the man with a vision on her husband’s television.
Make the man you have become the man you have always dreamed of.