Nicki Minaj

Nov
17
Nicki Minaj Shoots ‘Only’ Video with Drake and Lil Wayne

Drake and Nicki Minaj

It was a Young Money reunion on set of the video for “Only.” Nicki Minaj linked up with her YMCMB brothers Drake and Lil Wayne while shooting scenes for the dark and sexy clip.

In the first photos from the set, the rap queen—donning a black bra and panties with sky-high platform heels and a veil—showed off her banging body while giving Drake and Weezy a peep show. Drizzy, who received a lap dance from Nicki in her “Anaconda” video, sat back in a chair and enjoyed the view.

Weezy couldn’t hide his excitement either, ogling Nicki’s “tit teez on fleek” while holding a bottle of her Myx moscato. Chris Brown is also featured on the Dr. Luke, Cirkut, and J Mike-produced song.

Look for the video to premiere soon, while Nicki’s third album The Pinkprint arrives December 15.

Check out more behind-the-scenes pics below.

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Nov
15
New Music: Nicki Minaj f/ Skylar Grey – ‘Bed of Lies’

Bed of Lies

After debuting the song at MTV EMA in Glasgow a week ago, Nicki Minaj quietly dropped the full version of her new single “Bed of Lies” on iTunes on Saturday night. On the Alex Da Kid and Kane Beatz-produced track, which features Skylar Grey, the leader of the Barbz puts her ex-boyfriend on blast.

“You could never make eye contact / Everything you got was based off of my contacts,” she spits, while reflecting on dark times in her relationship. “Couldn’t believe that I was home alone contemplating overdosin’, no more coastin’, no more toastin’ over oceans.”

Skylar wrote the song almost a year ago before Nicki decided to add her verses to it. “She kind of poured her heart out on the verses,” the singer-songwriter told Billboard. “I personally think as a fan it’s a nice contrast to her other singles on the record. You get to see another side of her.”

Following “Pills N Potions,” “Anaconda,” and “Only,” “Bed of Lies” is the fourth release from Nicki’s third album The Pinkprint, due December 15.

Hear Nicki’s deep and dark confessions below.

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Nov
13
Fergie Reveals Nicki Minaj Collaboration

Fergie and Nicki Minaj

Oh snap! Fergie and Nicki Minaj are teaming up for one big collaboration.

During an interview with “Ebro in the Morning” on Hot 97, the Black Eyed Peas frontwoman revealed that the “Anaconda” rapper will appear on her first solo album in eight years.

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Nov
13
New Music: David Guetta f/ Nicki Minaj & Afrojack – ‘Hey Mama’ [Snippet]

David Guetta and Nicki Minaj

While she readies The Pinkprint for December, Nicki Minaj reconnects with David Guetta on “Hey Mama” for his album Listen. The rap queen adds some island flavor to the Guetta and Afrojack-produced track, which features vocals from singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha.

“Yes I do the cookin’, yes I do the cleanin’, yes I keep the nana real sweet for your eatin’,” spits Nicki over the slapping beat.

She and Guetta previously scored hits with their 2011 collaborations “Turn Me On” and “Where Them Girls At.”

Due November 24, Listen also features John Legend, Emeli Sandé, Sia, Nico & Vinz, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, MAGIC!, Ryan Tedder, and Skylar Grey.

Preview a 90-second snippet below.

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Nov
11
Nicki Minaj Apologizes for Nazi-Themed ‘Only’ Lyric Video

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is apologizing after coming under fire for her “Only” lyric video.

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Nov
9
Nicki Minaj Debuts ‘Bed of Lies’ with Skylar Grey at MTV EMA

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj pulled double duty at Sunday’s MTV EMA in Glasgow, Scotland. Not only did she preside as host, but Her Minajesty hit the stage to perform a three-song medley. While seated in a throne, she kicked off her set with “Super Bass.”

“Scotland, I’d like to take you on a journey tonight,” said Nicki. “I’d like to go to the past and go to the future and back to the present. Can I do that tonight?”

With Skylar Grey on the piano, she also debuted a new song off The Pinkprint called “Bed of Lies,” in which she blasts an ex lover.

“You could never make eye contact / Everything you got was based off of my contacts / You a fraud, but I’ma remain icon stat,” spits Nicki.

She capped off the six-minute performance with her latest hit “Anaconda,” reenacting the chair dance from the racy video.

Nicki went home a winner, picking up the award for Best Hip-Hop against Drake and Eminem.

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Nov
7
Nicki Minaj Talks Beyoncé, Building Her Empire, & Sex Life in Billboard

Nicki Minaj

After gracing the pages of V Magazine and GQ, Nicki Minaj strikes gold on the latest issue of Billboard. The rap queen dazzles in a metallic outfit and black bangs on the cover, which reads “Nicki vs. the World.”

The 31-year-old businesswoman, who has the most Hot 100 hits of any female hip-hop artist, opens up about expanding her brand, empowering women, and what she learned from her “Flawless (Remix)” collaborator Beyoncé.

She also shares her love for the movie Captain Phillips (“I’m just obsessed with [Barkhad Abdi]“) and comedian Larry David (“I love improv and comedy. I wish I could have done something like ["Curb Your Enthusiasm"]).

When asked about fellow rap diva Iggy Azalea, Nicki gives the writer a “withering, wordless stare.” The article mentions that when an Iggy song came over the studio speaker, a member of Nicki’s team turned it off.

In addition to releasing her third album The Pinkprint on December 15, Nicki plans to produce a TV show in 2015, is eyeing her next acting role, and is launching her as-yet-unnamed record label with singer Parker Ighile and rapper Brinx.

So what does she like to do when she’s not running her empire? “Have sex,” said a candid Nicki.

Read highlights and see more photos below.

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