File this under WTF. Nicki Minaj was over in the UK with Tim Westwood and the radio DJ made it a point of asking her if she would make a return to Twitter after she chucked the deuce at her 11 million followers. The YMCMB rapper seemed steadfast in her refusal to re-enter the Twitter matrix, despite Westwood’s pleas. “Tim, I can’t,” she said in a faux Brit accent, adding “I miss my Barbs, but I can’t come back. I just can’t Tim, don’t make me. Please don’t.”
Also while in the UK, Nicki told The Graham Norton Show that, “A voice in my head told me to delete my Twitter and that’s what I did.” Right.
Even with the 11 million followers she has/had on Twitter, only about 252,000 people copped Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded its first week in stores. In comparison, her Pink Friday debut sold 375,000 copies it first week out back in November, 2010.
Also, besides stans thinking it’s the greatest album since sliced bread, it has been coolly received critically. Actually, plenty of people think it’s god awful. The YMCMB rapper has even said she is considering early retirement because of the negative feedback she has been receiving regarding her Pop aspirations. “This is my fourth mixtape really,” she told Westwood in her best Lil Wayne impersonation. “You know what I’m saying. The did did like that so she could feed her fans. But really, now the kid is thinking maybe she should leave the game.”
So does Nicki Minaj have a right to be peeved or is she overreacting to all the Pop/sell out chatter? Watch a portion of her chat with Tim Westwood below.
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