Nicki Minaj News

  • Cover of Arrest Made In Stabbing Of Two Nicki Minaj Team Members
    The other week Nicki Minaj took to Instagram to grieve for the loss of a friend and entourage member, De'Von Pickett , who was stabbed in Philadelphia during "The Pinkprint" tour rehearsals. That wasn't the only member she was grieving for though, as another man, Eric Parker, was also stabbed during the incident&n
  • Cover of #Omeeka: A History Of Meek Mill's Thirst For Nicki Minaj
    It's just been announced that Meek Mill will support Nicki on the "Pinkprint" tour. Judging by his personality, Meek is no "opening act," but for Nicki, he'll gladly make an exception. In his own words, Nicki Minaj is "da best female ever".
  • Cover of Meek Mill To Support Nicki Minaj On "Pinkprint" North American Tour
    Nicki Minaj is setting out on a European tour in March, but as was expected, it's just a warm up for the dates she's planning in North America this summer.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: February 22
    Obviously the biggest topic of this week's Charts is Drizzy Drake. The rapper utilized the surprise release tactic that we've seen several artists find success with over the last year or two, and it definitely paid off for him as well.
  • Cover of Two Members Of Nicki Minaj's Tour Team Stabbed In Philadelphia, One Killed
    Nicki Minaj delivered some sad news to her fans this afternoon. De'Von Pickett and Eric Parker, who had flown to Philadelphia to assist Nicki Minaj with her tour rehearsals, were both stabbed outside of a bar in the city last night. Pickett died from his wounds, while Parker is still in critical condition. 
  • Cover of The Yeezus Blessing: A History Of Kanye West's Co-Signs
    You may not agree with everything Kanye West says--in fact, it would be worrisome if you did--but you can't deny his omnipotence as a tastemaker. If Kanye says it's hot, it's hot. Many of today's household names were once unknowns, and thanks to Yeezy, we can now enjoy their them in their full spotlight.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Speaks On Relationship With Meek Mill
    Although Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill have been looking cozy all over Instagram, and they were seen just about everywhere together over NBA All-Star Weekend in NYC, Nicki has yet to confirm that they're officially boo'd up.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Likely Special Guest In Ariana Grande's NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show
    Ariana Grande has enough hits to carry this the half time show for this Sunday's NBA All-Star game on her own, but nowadays, audiences expect at least one surprise guest in any high profile performance.
  • Cover of Ranking Kanye West's 6 Albums From Worst To Best
    This was hard. This was really hard. Mostly because we love all of Kanye West's albums.
  • Cover of Chris Brown Denies Brawl Involvement At Meek Mill's Grammy Party
    Grammy weekend is synonymous with an award ceremony, brunches, musicians across many genres mingling and parties, parties, parties. It seems like everyone hosts either a pre-Grammy bash or a post-Grammy shindig. This year Meek Mill joined in on the festivities and threw an event the night of Grammy Awards.
  • Cover of The GuWop Effect: A History Of Gucci Mane's Co-Signs
    Gucci Mane has been sculpting talent, and promoting new artists since the beginning his career, but it's only over the last couple of years that he's been recognized as a great A&R.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Rae Sremmurd, Nicki Minaj & Young Thug's "Throw Sum Mo" Video Shoot
    Rae Sremmurd already have two certified hits on their hands with "No Type" and "No Flex Zone," and their debut album SremmLife is about to have another hit with "Throw Sum Mo." The song, which features Nicki Minaj and Young Thug, is in the process of receiving a visual treatment. 
  • Cover of Drake, Kendrick Lamar & Nicki Minaj Headline UK Wireless Festival [Update: A$AP Rocky, Pusha T & More Added]
    The annual Wireless Festival in the UK has announced a rap-heavy line-up today, with headliners Drake, Nicki Minaj and Kendrick Lamar set to perform during the three-day event.
  • Cover of BET Experience Announces Headliners Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg & Ice Cube
    The annual BET Experience may still be several months away, but today BET has revealed a few of the performers you can expect to see during the three-day event.
  • Cover of Meek Mill & Nicki Minaj Spark More Dating Rumors With New Instagram Post
    Ever since Nicki Minaj dropped The Pinkprint and Meek Mill got out of jail a few months ago, the rap world has been buzzing with rumors about a romantic connection between the two stars.
  • Cover of Chart’s Don’t Lie: February 1
    This week both Joey Bada$$ and Lupe Fiasco finally make their splash on the Billboard 200. One splash was bigger than another, though. The sales projections for both artists were pretty accurate, with Joey doing 57,694 units when you take into account the single and album streams, and Lupe doing 42,458.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj's Ex, Safaree Samuels, Admits He Didn't Ghostwrite For Her
    Towards the end of last year, we all learned of Nicki Minaj's breakup with her longtime boyfriend Safaree Samuels via their very public fallout.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: January 25
    This week proved to be a big one for hip-hop music, with Joey Bada$$ and Lupe Fiasco dropping their respective albums on the same day (January 20th), not to mention, free projects from Trinidad James, Lil Wayne, Yo Gotti and K Camp.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj To Headline 2015 X-Games
    Last year, Kanye West took the stage at the first-ever Austin, Texas-set X-Games, and continuing in that tradition, the event has asked Nicki Minaj to headline this year.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper, Nas, Mike Tyson Featured On Madonna's "Rebel Heart" Album
    Madonna had the inconvenience of having demo versions of half of her album leak late least year, causing her to rush release 6 tracks well before the release of the album. At the time, Madge had not even secured a final tracklist, but today, she's released the official selection.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: January 18
    While Taylor Swift remains the reigning queen of the Billboard 200, we get a few new entries from the hip-hop sphere this week. Rae Sremmurd, as projected, landed a top 10 Billboard 200 debut with SremmLife. They even did one better, making it into the top 5 by sliding in at #5.
  • Cover of Charts Don’t Lie: January 11
    This week's chart contenders prove to be rather boring, because not much has happened in the past week when it comes to rap, hip-hop and r'n'b charters. We've got Nicki Minaj doing what she does at her #2 spot, which she refuses to leave, we've got J.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: January 8
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Review: Rae Sremmurd's "SremmLife"
    2014 may be remembered as one of the weakest years for rap in recent memory, but there were, however, some definite highlights, especially when it came to newcomers.
  • Cover of Peep Photos From Nicki Minaj's Rolling Stone Shoot With Terry Richardson
    The cover shot for Nicki Minaj's recent Rolling Stone issue was enticing enough, and now Terry Richardson has released a few more shots he took with Nicki during their Rolling Stone shoot, bringing the level of thirst up a notch.
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