“I think the world is getting more gay-friendly, so Hip-Hop is too…”
Like it or not Nicki Minaj is arguably the hottest female rapper on the scene and continuing to promote her trademark Barbie image while trying to balance her new task as a role model.
YM’s head mistress is also speaking frankly about her sexual orientation admitting that her lines about relationships with men and women are more than just lyrics and confirming that she’s an openly bisexual woman.
Speaking in an interview Nicki speaks candidly on her sexuality saying that she hopes she can help Hip-Hop to one day embrace an openly gay male rapper.
When asked by Details if she thinks being an openly bisexual rapper will Hip-Hop get more “gay –friendly” she answers,
“I think the world is getting more gay-friendly, so hip-hop is too. But it’s harder to imagine an openly gay male rapper being embraced. People view gay men as having no street credibility. But I think we’ll see one in my lifetime.”
Further along in the interview she also mentions that she doesn’t see a difference between rapping and acting, saying that she goes into character in her music.
“With me, there really isn’t one. I look at rap as an opportunity to act. My head is full of different characters—in each song I’m auditioning a character.”
As previously reported, Onika told the head of Cash Money Records, Baby, that she sometimes feels guilty about the younger audience listening to her music.
She expresses those same sentiments to Details, telling the publication that she sometimes feels pressure to tone down her racy image.
“I do. I’m a role model now. I didn’t know I was gonna have 13-year-old fans, so I’ve tried to change a few things here and there. But I also know that the girls don’t want me to be Miley Cyrus, either.”
Check out the rest of her interview with Details here.