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Dame Dash recently shared that his former friend and business partner, Jay-Z tried every hard to get late singer, Aaliyah.

In the end, it was Dame who won Aaliyah's heart.

"He tried very hard," he told Page Six.

"I did not mean to fall in love with Aaliyah, she was just that cool," he said. "But you know, we were both going hard … everybody was trying to get to Aaliyah — it was not just Jay."

Dame still has fond memories of his time with the "4 Page Letter," singer.

"She was just cool as hell … we would laugh … we never stopped hanging, and that is what happened with her. There was never any obligation or any title … just liking being around somebody for who they are. I was not in love with Aaliyah through the television — I fell in love with her from hanging out and meeting her. She looked different than Aaliyah on the TV screen."

He added, "I did not know Jay was trying to holler at her, but then it just happened like that. He was trying, I was trying. Everybody was trying — he was going hard."