Nicki Minaj

Dec
2
New Music: Nicki Minaj – ‘All Things Go’

The Pinkprint

In less than two weeks, Nicki Minaj will release her most personal album yet, The Pinkprint. She lets fans into her world on the opening track “All Things Go,” which is now available for download on iTunes with the pre-order.

On the autobiographical song, produced by Boi-1da, Vinylz, and Alen Ritter and co-written by Ester Dean, Nicki raps about taking her daughter to preschool in seven years, losing her cousin to violence, and being proposed to 10 years ago (“I looked down—yes, I suppose”). She also reveals that she was pregnant with her ex’s baby, but had an abortion.

“My child with Aaron would have been 16 any minute / So in some ways I feel like Caiah is the both of them / It’s like he’s Caiah’s little angel looking over him,” she sings in reference to her younger brother Micaiah.

The Pinkprint also features Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Ariana Grande, Jessie Ware, and Drake and Lil Wayne, who appear on “Only” as well as the bonus track “Truffle Butter.”

Listen to Nicki’s candid confessions below.

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Dec
1
Video: Trey Songz f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘Touchin, Lovin’

Nicki Minaj and Trey Songz

Trey Songz lets you explore his intimate fantasies in the interactive video for “Touchin, Lovin,” the latest single off his album Trigga.

The steamy clip, directed by Jason Zada, allows viewers to go inside Trey’s bedroom. You decide which one of the sexy ladies he hooks up with in the dream sequences. In addition to the gorgeous models, Nicki Minaj steals the spotlight with her smoldering cameo.

“I have a personal connection with my fans and I wanted this interactive video to be a way for them to get a glimpse into my world and my fantasies in a new way,” Trey told BuzzFeed.

Starting in January, Trey and Chris Brown can be seen on their co-headlining “Between the Sheets Tour.”

Watch Trigga and Nicki sizzle on screen.

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Dec
1
Tracklisting: Nicki Minaj – ‘The Pinkprint’

The Pinkprint

With two weeks until release, Nicki Minaj has revealed the tracklisting for her third album The Pinkprint. The 19-track deluxe edition boasts a star-studded lineup including Beyoncé on the Hit-Boy-produced “Feeling Myself,” Ariana Grande, Jeremih, and Meek Mill, who appears twice, plus production from Da Internz, Mike WiLL Made-It, Alex Da Kid, Dr. Luke, Polow Da Don, and more.

Executive produced by Lil Wayne, Birdman, and Slim, the follow-up to 2012′s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded has spawned the singles “Bed of Lies” with Skylar Grey, “Only” featuring Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown, “Anaconda,” and “Pills and Potions.”

“The album is a dope balance of vulnerability and strength, of inspiration and of not being politically correct,” Nicki told Complex. “It’s the best of both worlds. It’s tapping into both sides.”

The Pinkprint drops December 15. See the tracklisting below.

UPDATE: Jessie Ware has revealed that she is featured on “The Crying Game.”

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Nov
30
Lil Wayne’s Daughter Reginae Carter Receives Ferrari for 16th Birthday

Nicki Minaj and Reginae Carter

Lil Wayne’s daughter Reginae Carter was stuntin’ like her daddy at her Sweet 16 birthday party in Atlanta on Saturday. Guests including T.I. and Tiny, Kandi Burruss, Fantasia, and Jacob Latimore attended the lavish “Winter White Affair.”

Dressed in a sparkly gown, Reginae arrived in a white carriage and changed multiple times throughout the evening.

Nicki Minaj entertained the crowd with a mini concert including “Moment 4 Life” and “Flawless (Remix).”

“You are amazing and smart, and I am so excited to be here,” Nicki told Reginae. “I’m so proud of you, you’re so beautiful.”

The birthday girl, who is signed to Young Money, also took the stage to perform her single “Mind Goin’ Crazy.”

Before the night was over, she was presented with the keys to a white Ferrari GTO and a red BMW X5 from Weezy, her mother Toya Wright, and stepfather Memphitz.

“Thank you to all my friends and family who showed up and showed out at my party,” tweeted Reginae. “I love you guys. IM 16 !!!”

Check out more pics from the Super Sweet 16 bash below.

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Nov
26
Rae Sremmurd Taps Nicki Minaj, Young Thug for ‘Throw Sum Mo’

Throw Sum Mo

Rae Sremmurd burned up the airwaves with their hits “No Flex Zone” and “No Type,” and they have no plans of stopping.

The Tupelo duo, consisting of Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee, have enlisted Nicki Minaj and Young Thug for their new single “Throw Sum Mo.”

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Nov
23
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, & Nicki Minaj Perform ‘Bang Bang’ at AMAs

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, and Ariana Grande

All gold everything. Following their solo performances, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj returned to the AMA stage to perform their top 10 smash “Bang Bang” with Jessie J. The British sensation made her way through the aisles, dancing with Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Lorde, and her boyfriend Luke James before meeting up with Ariana and Nicki onstage.

The ladies, decked out in gold, dazzled the crowd with their explosive set.

Watch them in action below.

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Nov
23
Nicki Minaj and Skylar Grey Perform ‘Bed of Lies’ at AMAs

Skylar Grey and Nicki Minaj

Immediately following Lil Wayne’s set at Sunday’s AMAs, Nicki Minaj graced the stage at Nokia Theatre for the first full performance of her new single “Bed of Lies.” Looking stunning in a white gown, the rap queen showed who’s the boss, while Skylar Grey backed her on piano.

The powerful track will appear on Nicki’s upcoming album The Pinkprint, due December 15.

Catch Nicki’s white-hot set below.

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