Nicki Minaj

Jul
20
New Music: August Alsina f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘No Love (Remix)’ [Snippet]

August Alsina and Nicki Minaj

As she inches closer to the release of The Pink Print, Nicki Minaj has been keeping busy with a series of guest appearances for everyone from Trey Songz to Cam’ron. The latest is a remix to August Alsina’s “No Love,” a cut off his debut Testimony. The New Orleans crooner took to Instagram to preview Nicki’s highly-anticipated verse.

“You can’t front like this ain’t way realer / I know you hard, I know that you a killer,” she raps.

Next up, the Young Money diva plans to shoot videos for Usher’s single “She Came to Give It to You” as well as Jessie J’s “Bang Bang” featuring Ariana Grande.

The full “No Love (Remix)” drops Monday. Listen to a snippet below.

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Jul
18
Rap-Up TV: Yung Berg Talks Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pink Print,’ New Rihanna Record

Yung Berg is getting his hustle on. The Grammy-nominated producer-songwriter, who has worked with artists including Lil Wayne, Tamar Braxton, and Ray J, is cooking up hits for megastars including Rihanna, Diddy, and Nicki Minaj, who he calls one of his best friends in the industry.

The Pink Print is the female Blueprint,” Berg aka Hit Maka! told Rap-Up TV. “Jay Z put out the Blueprint. I think The Pink Print really personifies that, and not only that, I’m really involved in it.”

When asked what we can expect, he said, “You just gotta look out for greatness. It’s gonna be crazy.”

The album will be a true representation of who Nicki is. “I think she gave you guys a really great example with ‘Pills N Potions,’” he said. “It has rap in it, it has singing, but at the same token, it’s really just more about Nicki being Nicki. I really feel like she’s coming from the heart with this joint.”

When asked if Drake will be on the album, he said, “I wouldn’t put it past her. You gotta look out for some Drake records. Hopefully, I’m a part of that.”

He also penned a song called “All Night” for Rihanna, which was produced by Nic Nac (Chris Brown’s “Loyal”). “Me and Nic Nac went in,” he said. “It’s about being down all night.”

Additionally, he has been in the studio A&Ring Puff Daddy’s upcoming album Money Making Mitch.

Jul
16
Video: Cam’ron f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘So Bad’

Cam'ron and Nicki Minaj

Cam’ron reunites with Nicki Minaj in the video for “So Bad.” In the Antwan Smith-directed clip, Killa Cam and his girl JuJu head out to L.A. to rent a new crib, but he discovers that the owner of the house (played by Nicki) is his ex. He tries to sweet talk her, but her sassy facial expressions do all the talking.

“I shoulda been left your ass, huh / Oh that chicken head you fu**in’ wit, ask her,” raps Nicki.

The song, which also features Yummy Bingham, will appear on the second installment of Cam’s 1st of the Month EP series, set to drop at the top of August.

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Jul
16
Teyana Taylor Covers Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pills N Potions’

Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor put her pipes on display while performing a cover of “Pills N Potions.” G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady posted a short clip of herself belting out Nicki Minaj’s Pink Print single on Instagram.

On Tuesday, the 23-year-old reunited with her “Madea’s Big Happy Family” co-star Shad Moss aka Byraaannnn while filling in as co-host on “106 & Park.” During the “Hot Seat” segment, Bow Wow grilled her about her relationship with Knicks player Iman Shumpert.

She couldn’t stop blushing as she spoke about her new man. “He’s simply amazing and he never fails to amaze me,” gushed Teyana, who was previously engaged to Brandon Jennings.

Her single “Maybe” featuring Pusha T and Yo Gotti is available now, while her debut album is due this fall.

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Jul
15
New Music: Nicki Minaj – ‘No Flex Zone (Remix)’

Nicki Minaj

Playtime is over. Nicki Minaj unleashes her ruthless remix to Rae Sremmurd’s anthem “No Flex Zone.” Over the Mike WiLL Made-It production, the reigning rap queen boasts about her supreme status.

“Running this game for five years, guess that’s why my feet hurt / Wonder when they bite me, do these bitches teeth hurt / Yes, I am an icon, that’s me on your T-shirt,” she raps.

She also flaunts her assets (“Ass still fat, it’s on Rick Ross”), bigs up her baller lifestyle (“I live next door to Brad Pitt’s home”), and shuts down potential suitors (“If you ugly, it’s a no sex zone”).

Listen to Onika flex her lyrical muscles.

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Jul
15
New Music: Cam’ron f/ Nicki Minaj & Yummy – ‘So Bad’

So Bad

Nicki Minaj breathes new life into a previously released Cam’ron song from 2012. After collaborating on “I Am Your Leader,” the New York rappers come together for “So Bad” for Killa Cam’s 1st of the Month EP series.

Queens songstress Yummy Bingham lays down the hook, while Nicki kicks her man to the curb on her bossy verse.

“You runnin’ ’round frontin’ like you paid in full / My ni**a, you ain’t Rico, this ain’t Paid in Full,” she spits.

The song will appear on Cam’s 1st of the Month: Vol. 2 EP, which drops at the top of August. Upcoming editions are expected to feature Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, and more.

The music video will premiere Wednesday. Get a sneak peek below.

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Jul
11
Nicki Minaj Debuts Limited Edition Fragrance on HSN

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj took over HSN on Thursday night to debut her limited edition fragrance Minajesty “Exotic Edition.” The “Pills N Potions” rapper showcased the $79.50 collector’s item, which was exclusively available at HSN.

She described her latest scent as “fun, euphoric, and playful.” “I went through so many bottles, I went through so many scents and so many mixtures,” said Nicki. “What I do with my fragrances, I sleep with them and if I wake up and I am still in the love with the way it smells, then I know that’s the one.”

Her Barbz tuned in and asked questions using the hashtag #NickiAtHSN. One mother called in with her son, who introduced her to Nicki’s fragrances, and she even spoke with some of her Twitter followers.

All 9,000 bottles of the first batch sold out, so she returned for an encore show on Friday. Usher even called in to speak with his “She Came to Give It to You” collaborator and place a “quadruple” order.

“I’m really, really proud of you,” he told Nicki. “I’m proud of this product. It looks like A1. It looks amazing.”

In September, she will debut her next fragrance Onika, which was inspired by her fans.

Watch Nicki’s HSN takeover below.

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