Beyoncé

Aug
4
Nicki Minaj Talks Beyoncé ‘Flawless’ Remix, ‘Anaconda’ Artwork, & Remy Ma

Nicki Minaj

With “Anaconda” officially out, Nicki Minaj kicked off the radio promo by calling into Hot 97′s “Morning Show” and KIIS FM’s “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” to discuss her Sir Mix-a-Lot-sampled song and her “Flawless” collaboration with Beyoncé.

“After I got proper medical help and started breathing again, I was like, ‘What?’” said Nicki when she first heard that Beyoncé wanted her on the remix.

She once again stated that she is open to collaborating with Remy Ma, who was released from prison last week.

As for the racy “Anaconda” artwork, it was her idea to release it. Her manager was hesitant, but she wanted to push the envelope like her idol Madonna.

Plus, find out which is her favorite “Anaconda” meme and why bigger is better.

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Aug
2
New Music: Beyoncé f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘Flawless (Remix)’

Flawless (Remix)

Goddamn, goddamn, goddamn. The reigning queen of rap, Nicki Minaj, joins Queen Bey herself on the official remix to “Flawless.”

On the Hit-Boy-produced ladies’ anthem, Beyoncé declares herself “the shit” and speaks out about the infamous elevator fight between Jay Z and Solange. “Of course sometime shit go down when it’s a billion dollars on an elevator,” she sings.

Nicki delivers one of her best verses yet: “The queen of rap slaying with Queen Bey / If you ain’t on the team, you playin’ for team D.”

Listen to the epic collaboration below.

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Jul
31
Win Tickets to See Beyoncé and Jay Z’s ‘On the Run Tour’ in L.A.!

Jay Z and Beyoncé

Beyoncé and Jay Z are making their way across the country on their epic “On the Run Tour.” After shutting down stadiums in Miami, Brooklyn, and Chicago, the superstar couple will hit the West Coast with two back-to-back shows at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. this weekend.

Rap-Up is giving two lucky readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to the biggest tour of the year, which wraps its U.S. leg on August 6 at San Francisco’s AT&T Park.

If you haven’t purchased tickets, some are still available at Ticketmaster or you can enter to win below.

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Jul
24
Beyoncé Remixes ‘Crazy in Love’ for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Trailer

Beyoncé

Uh oh. Beyoncé lends her voice to one of the most anticipated films of 2015, Fifty Shades of Grey. After teasing a clip over the weekend, Queen Bey rolls out the full two-and-a-half-minute trailer, which features a breathy remix to her 2003 hit “Crazy in Love.” The music was scored by Boots, who co-wrote and produced the bulk of her self-titled album.

The erotic thriller, based off the first novel in E. L. James’ romance trilogy, stars Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and Rita Ora, who plays Christian Grey’s sister.

Fifty Shades of Grey is scheduled to open in theaters on Valentine’s Day 2015.

Get a first look at all the steamy action below.

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Jul
20
Beyoncé Lends Voice to ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Teaser

Beyoncé

Has Beyoncé contributed a song to the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack? The singer took to Instagram to reveal a steamy teaser for the movie trailer, which includes a breathy remix of her 2003 hit “Crazy in Love.”

“Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh, oh no no,” moans Queen Bey.

The first trailer for the “worldwide phenomenon” premieres Thursday, July 24.

The erotic thriller, based off the first novel in E. L. James’ romance trilogy, stars Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and Rita Ora, who plays Christian Grey’s sister.

Fifty Shades of Grey is scheduled to open in theaters on Valentine’s Day 2015.

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Jul
18
Beyoncé Exhibit to Debut at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Beyoncé Exhibit

Beyoncé is taking her place among legends. The pop powerhouse is getting her own fashion exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously reserved for Hall of Famers.

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Jul
17
Beyoncé Leads 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

Beyoncé

Who runs the VMAs? Beyoncé. The pop superstar leads the field with eight nominations at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.

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