Soon after Major Coins broke up, Amil decided to follow a solo career with Jay-Z's label, Roc-A-Fella Records, joining the 1999 Hard Knock Life Tour. Album sales were disappointing, and the singles did not sell well either.After the tour, she appeared on songs with Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Jermaine Dupri, AZ, DJ Kay Slay, LL Cool J and Funkmaster Flex. After that album, her last Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam single was released: "Hey Papi", a song from the soundtrack to the feature film The Nutty Professor II. The album featured the single "I Got That", a duet with Beyoncé (singer of R&B group Destiny's Child), and All-Star Roc-A-Fella single "4 Da Fam".In a 2006 interview, when asked whether female MCs are forced to meet standards that male MCs are not, she said: "Oh, yeah. You have to be picture-perfect and you have to meet the standards of the perfect woman. In 2008, Amil released mixtapes entitled Az Iz and Amil Returns The Lost Classics Edition delivering lyrically with songs such as the emotional "Tears of a Teenage Mother" and the Caribbean vibed "Don't Worry".For those of you unfamiliar with the drama, Memphitz, whose real name is Mickey Wright, is a former music exec who married Toya Wright, ex-wife of Lil Wayne in 2011.However, last year she announced the two had separated.Throughout her career, she has appeared on many songs with Jay-Z including "Nigga What, Nigga Who" which also featured Jay-Z, the hit-single, "Can I Get A..." that featured Ja Rule and other collaborations with him including "Hey Papi", "Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up)", "S Carter", "Heard It All", "You, Me, Him and Her", "That's Right", "Playa" and lastly, "4 Da Fam" and "For My Thugs" that both featured Memphis Bleek and Beanie Siegel. Due to the fact that she was featured in the video only briefly, it was expected that she had already been dropped by that time. You can do what you have to do to keep yourself looking like that or you could just be you.On September 19, 2000 Amil released her debut solo album, A. In 2002, Amil had a small role in State Property along with other Roc-a-Fella members such as Dame Dash and Jay-Z. Me, I choose to just be me." She went on to say that she holds no grudges against her former labelmates, though she has no communication with them.
The group met Jay-Z, who was looking for a woman to provide vocals on his third album, Vol. Amil, wanting to remain loyal to her friend, did not prefer to be put on the song, but Jay-Z allowed them both to do a version of the song. Amil is a practicing Black Hebrew Israelite and her affiliation is evident on songs such as "Quarrels".A couple of seasons back on Love & Hip Hip Atlanta, K.Micheal spoke-out about being brutally beaten by her former boyfriend, who she also claimed spent all of her money.In August 2011, Amil spoke out through Vibe Magazine and gave the following statement about Jay-Z: "I haven't spoken to Jay in years but I really wish I could talk to him because that would just really bring closure to me. "People think there was bad blood between us, but there never was any bad blood.
Things happen and I wasn't ready for where my career was going at that time.At the time, her accusations didn’t sit well with a lot of her cast members, particularly rapper Rasheeda who’s close to Memphitz and Toya.