Nicki Minaj

Aug
13
James Franco Interviews Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea for VMA Special

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In honor of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, VMA performers Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea sit down with entertainment tabloid TV host Dave Skylark, played by The Interview star James Franco, for “Dave Skylark’s Very Special VMA Special.”

During the 30-minute program, the uninformed Skylark asks the Aussie rapper if she knows Austrian actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and questions Nicki about her song “Super Bass,” or “Superb Ass” as he calls it, making for some funny and uncomfortable moments.

Jason Derulo also joins Skylark during the promo, which airs Sunday, August 17, at 9 p.m. on MTV.

Iggy will perform “Black Widow” with Rita Ora at the VMAs, while Nicki will treat viewers to the first performance of “Anaconda.”

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Aug
13
Nicki Minaj to Perform ‘Anaconda’ at VMAs

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Oh, my, God! Nicki Minaj is coming to the VMAs. The reigning rap queen will perform her new single “Anaconda” for the first time at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.

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Aug
11
New Music: Wiz Khalifa f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘True Colors’

Blacc Hollywood

Taylor Gang meets Young Money on “True Colors.” Fresh off her collabos with Beyoncé, Juicy J, and August Alsina, Nicki Minaj joins Wiz Khalifa on one of the 13 tracks off his upcoming album Blacc Hollywood.

“Call me Nicki M. Ali / These bitches know I’m the greatest,” declares Nicki, while teasing The Pinkprint album cover.

Meanwhile, Young Khalifa boasts about his favorite pasttimes—smoking weed and getting paid.

In addition to Nicki, Blacc Hollywood features Juicy J, Ty Dolla $ign, and Project Pat.

Listen to them show their “True Colors.”

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Aug
7
Nicki Minaj Goes Behind the Scenes of ‘Anaconda’ Video

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Oh my God, look at her butt. There were plenty of cheeks clapping on set of Nicki Minaj’s bootylicious video for her Sir Mix-a-Lot-sampled single “Anaconda.” The voluptuous vixen transforms a soundstage into the rainforest while she and some Big Booty Judys shake things up.

In between scenes with her sexy co-stars, she gets drunk and busts out a hilarious Caribbean accent. Drake makes a mysterious cameo at the end, showing off his own accent.

Nicki says the Colin Tilley-directed clip is her best work yet. “My fave hands down,” she told a fan.

When asked to describe it in one word, she replied, “Orgy.”

Go behind the scenes of Nicki’s eye candy-filled video.

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Aug
7
New Music: Juicy J f/ Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby, & Young Thug – ‘Low’

Low

Get low. After warming up with his freestyles to “No Flex Zone” and “Hot Ni**a,” Juicy J drops his brand new single. The strip club king taps Nicki Minaj, Lil Bibby, and Young Thug for the bouncy banger off his upcoming album The Hustle Continues.

Juicy and Bibby pull out the stunts, Thugger sings the hook, and Nicki continues her hot streak with another punchline-filled verse.

“Me Nicki M., I got too many wins,” she raps. “I keep a pillow with me just because I’m tired of ni**as.”

Ride out to their ballers’ anthem.

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Aug
5
Nicki Minaj Covers The FADER

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Four years after gracing The FADER, Nicki Minaj returns to cover the magazine’s Fall Fashion Issue. The “Anaconda” rapper scales back her look, rocking black hair and a red Gaultier dress in the photos shot by João Canziani.

In the interview, she opens up about the hardships of being in the public eye, being a role model to young black women, and The Pink Print.

Her third album is set to feature Dr. Luke, Ester Dean, Boi-1da, and Detail, and she’d like to get Rihanna and Drake on board.

She also addressed her controversial speech at the BET Awards (“When you hear Nicki Minaj spit, Nicki Minaj wrote it”), which some took as a diss to fellow nominee Iggy Azalea. But Nicki explains that her intention was to empower women to write their own lyrics.

Plus, find out why she will never feel equal to Lil Wayne and the story behind her health scare.

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

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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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