Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj takes the throne in her new video for “Hard White.” The song appears on 2018’s Queen and it’s the first visual from the LP that she’s released since she dropped “Barbie Dreams” in September. In the new clip, Minaj affirms her reign, taking a seat at the throne and donning an array of […]

Rolling Stone’s Charles Holmes and Brendan Klinkenberg sat down in our SiriusXM studio to look back on an eventful year in hip-hop, from Drake’s never-ending dominance to the continued ascension of Cardi B and our latest cover star, Travis Scott. Rap’s generational battle continued but, as Klinkenberg points out, “the kids won” — an outcome […]

Nicki Minaj adds her signature swagger to a new remix of Tyga’s single “Dip.” The Queen rapper unfurls a series of career boasts and pop culture-referencing punchlines over the song’s addictive cello hook. “All these bitches my minis, got him calling me Mickey,” she proclaims. “All that rah-rah never was the icon issue/ Harper’s Bazaar, […]

Little Mix showcase their individuality in their new video for “Woman Like Me,” which features Nicki Minaj. The song will appear on their forthcoming fifth album, LM5, which will be released on November 16th via Columbia. Directed by Marc Klasfeld, the visual finds the quartet attending finishing school where the training reinforces stereotypes of how […]

Little Mix have returned with the first taste of their forthcoming fifth album. For the reggae-pop single “Woman Like Me,” the UK girl group teamed up with rapper Nicki Minaj. The lyrics find the pop group wondering if the person they’re interested in can handle their confidence and candor. “I always say what I’m feeling/I […]

Nicki Minaj hangs with puppets and teases her fellow rappers in her new video for “Barbie Dreams,” the Notorious B.I.G.-sampling highlight off the rapper’s latest album Queen. The colorful, Hype Williams-directed video opens with a puppet nonchalantly introducing the proceedings before Minaj takes over, delivering a barrage of taunts and wardrobe changes while joined onscreen […]

Lil Wayne hosted his annual Lil WeezyAna Fest Saturday night at New Orleans’ Champions Square, where the rapper brought out surprise guest Nicki Minaj and accepted an apology from Birdman. The one-day fest, which doubled as a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the rapper’s landmark Tha Carter III, also featured performances by Jeezy, Youngboy […]

Nicki Minaj has canceled her previously announced North American tour with Future. A statement from Live Nation notes that Minaj “has decided to reevaluate elements of production on the ‘NickiHndrxx Tour’” following her surprise performance Monday at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. The cancellation follows unverified reports of low ticket sales. The jaunt was set […]

Nicki Minaj‘s Queen and Travis Scott‘s Astroworld were projected to be in a close race for Number One album, but it didn’t pan out that way. Scott’s album beat Minaj’s by 20,000 album-equivalent units, which, in chart-nerd parlance is not exactly “close.” And Minaj did not take kindly to the numbers. “I put my blood sweat and tears […]

Travis Scott‘s Astroworld held off Nicki Minaj‘s Queen to remain the Number One album on the Billboard 200, with the Houston rapper’s latest selling 205,000 total copies in its second week of release. Of that total, Astroworld accumulated 125,000 streaming equivalent albums (SEAs) thanks to a combined 167.5 million on-demand streams, Billboard reports. Queen settled […]

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