Players mess (insert a proper expletive replacement) up too, and that goes for some of your favorite rappers as well. Even the top MCs have their missteps, as it refers to dropping a bad single or two.
Beat jacking might just be rap’s not-so-secret epidemic. Yesterday, producer Major Seven accused K.E. On the Track of stealing the beat for “The Devil Is A Lie” (pretty ironic, given the title).
After the much ado’d debacle involving Hot 97’s Summer Jam and Nicki Minaj, the singer/rapper is finally ready to make amends with the fans who were looking forward to her performance. A free show which was promised after she refused to take the stage after being insulted by morning show host, Peter Rosenberg, has now […]
Nas was originally scheduled to appear as one of Nicki Minaj’s guests during her headlining set. As a result of the opinions of Peter Rosenberg, Mr. Jones was awarded his own set to fill in for Young Money’s decision to pull off of the bill. Nasir graced the stage with Lauryn Hill in tow. In a brief interview with […]
Just when you thought the Hot 97 Summer Jam war of words regarding Nicki Minaj was over, Peter Rosenberg added more fuel to the fire. Since Minaj opted not to speak with him directly, and go to Funkmaster Flex , she may have left him no choice but to speak on the matter. During his morning […]
One day after she was slandered by Hot 97 host, Peter Rosenberg, Nicki Minaj spoke out about the debacle. The Young Money rapper was scheduled to headline the station’s Summer Jam yesterday, but canceled after Rosenberg dissed her “Starships” single. Minaj called Funkmaster Flex Monday (June 4) to get a few things off her chest.
Nicki Minaj took her Hot 97 Summer Jam diss in stride, by spending the rest of the night out with some of the surprise guests, rumored to appear during her set. Young Money’s first lady abruptly canceled her headlining spot Sunday (June 3), after radio host Peter Rosenberg took shots at her Pop-heavy single, “Starships.”
After a bunch of teaser photos, Twitter pump fakes and even talk of early retirement, Nicki Minaj finally drops the video for “Starships.” No spaceships in sight but Nicki, along with a bunch of wigs and dancers, is on the beach and even participates in a luau, in a bikini. Does anyone else notice any […]
Nicki Minaj’s “Starships” video will finally see the light of day. The rapper, currently embarking on an overseas promotional run, announced that the visual depiction of the official lead single off Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded will be released this week. “It’s officially done today,” Minaj told the U.K.’s KISS FM. “We just gotta turn it […]
Nicki Minaj continues her massive press run in support of her new album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. Today, she sat down with Matt Lauer on The Today Show to talk about her rise to prominence in the past three years, her new album, and gives a performance of “Starships.”
Just like Diggy trying to lyrically fade J. Cole, this is no April Fool’s Day joke. Star NBA guard Russell Westrook was mic’d up for today’s OKC Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls game and was heard singing along to Nicki Minaj’s “Starships” as it was playing on the arena’s PA system. We’ll give Westbrook a past off […]
Nicki Minaj’s sophomore album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, drops next week, so she is in full promo mode. The brightly wigged YMCMB rapper is over in Japan (her European tour kicks off in June) and in the videos is seen performing her current single, “Starships,” and last year’s “Superbass,” followed by “Moment For Life.” Sounds […]
The beautiful Nicki Minaj, in all of her green and pink glory, tumbled around in the sand in a very skimpy bikini on the set of her new video “Starships.” The song, which is currently sitting pretty at #9 on the Hot 100 Billboard charts, is the lead single for Nicki’s new album Pink Friday: […]
Despite being called too Pop by many, including Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg, Nicki Minaj’s “Starships” single is nevertheless a hit. The track currently sits at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is doing even better internationally. So good look convincing the Young Money rapper to sing less. The Queens product is currently in Hawaii […]
Nicki Minaj and her pink mane snags the cover of this month’s issue of Allure magazine. The Harajaku Barbie spoke about her very calculated moves to dethrone Jay-Z as the king of Hip-Hop moguls. “I never thought about music as just being the end-all, be-all. I always looked at it like a business, something that […]
Hip-Hop continued its strong presence during the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, with the annual All-Star Game taking place on Sunday evening. Nicki Minaj opened up the game’s tip-off with a very charismatic performance. The Young Money star started with “Moment 4 Life” off of her debut album Pink Friday. She followed up with “Super Bass” and also […]
As we’ve seen in his interview with Machine Gun Kelly or ScHoolboy Q, Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg keeps it 100 whenever he provides his opinion on a subject. When discussing Nicki Minaj, there was no change in Rosenberg’s filter at all. The Hot 97 radio personality proceeded to critique Nicki’s approach in her music and […]
Even though she didn’t take home a single Grammy at this year’s ceremony, Nicki Minaj is still very much a winner. Her show stopping performance at the awards show left the audience intrigued -if nothing else – and lit up the Internet with clever reviews, many in 140 characters or less. Minaj phoned in to […]
After a busy weekend at the Grammys, including a generally panned performance (by fans and the Catholic League), Nicki Minaj drops another single titled “Starships.” This Red One produced number is more on the Pop, sing songy side when it comes to Minaj tunes, and definitely has crossover intentions. Can we get a song with some […]
The Super Bowl halftime show was only the beginning of Nicki Minaj’s 2012 media takeover. With her sophomore LP, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, due out April 3, the Young Money MC recently revealed information about her upcoming performances at both the Grammy Awards and the NBA All-Star Game later this month. First up is the […]