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  • Cover of Birdman Says Nicki Minaj's "The Pink Print" Will Have "A Little Bit Of Everything, But More Rap"
    Nicki Minaj has always done what she wanted. Despite criticism from rap-heads accusing her of "going pop" with "Starships", Minaj split her time evenly between hard-spitting bangers and well-executed EDM on her sophomore album Roman Reloaded, just about drawing a solid line through the centre of the album.
  • Cover of 25 Professional Wrestling References in Hip Hop
    Professional wrestling and hip hop – sounds like an odd combination, but the two cultures that have a lot in common and quite a lot of respect for each others craft. Wrestling federations, whether it has been WWE, WCW, or TNA have all dabbled in hip hop.
  • Cover of Lil Wayne Says Of Nicki Minaj's "Lookin Ass": "You Could Do Better"
    Lil Wayne and his Young Money family recently delivered a new compilation album Young Money: Rise Of An Empire, which had somewhat of an uninspired tracklist and did not seem to go over too well with the fans.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj & Tyga's "Senile" Music Video [Update: More Photos Added]
    Young Money just released their new project, Rise Of An Empire this week, and it's set up to do decent numbers. While the album generally doesn't feature too many appearances from the label's biggest artists, the lead single, "Senile" finds Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga coming together.
  • Cover of Review: Young Money's "Young Money: Rise Of An Empire"
    Since the release of We Are Young Money in 2009, Nicki Minaj has risen from femme fatale on the rise after dropping the excellent Beam Me Up Scotty to ubiquitous representative of aggressive femininity.
  • Cover of Top Music Videos Of February
    We're kicking off a brand new monthly recap feature on HotNewHipHop, where we look for the top music videos of the past month. Each month we'll round up the visuals that caught our eyes, from big and small rappers alike; this also gives you an opportunity to catch up on videos you may have missed.
  • Cover of Young Money Unveils "Rise Of An Empire" Tracklist
    Young Money are getting to launch their new compilation, Rise Of An Empire on March 11th, and while we are still yet to see the promised "Senile" single, the project now has an official tracklist.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj's Wig Maker Sues Her
    Terrence Davidson is the guy who created for Minaj the countless array of (what he calls) "fresh, hip and unique wigs," although if many who lay witness to some of the more excessive wigs that Minaj created, some would agree that perhaps she should sue him. 
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Speaks On Young Thug's "Rawness" & "Creating A Classic Album"
    Nicki Minaj has been dropping plenty of new music in the last few weeks. First we got "Boss Ass Bitch", then her "Danny Glover" freestyle, and finally "Lookin' Ass Nigga" which also came complete with a Nabil-directed visual.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Talks Valentine's Day And Working With Drake
    Nicki Minaj's big year is behind her, only to look forward to another one this year. After officially responding to the Malcom X debacle, Minaj shifted the focus to her own upcoming projects, including her collaborations with Drake. Of this, she said:
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Responds To Backlash Over "Lookin' Ass Nigga" Artwork
    Nicki Minaj's new video for "Lookin' Ass Nigga" turned a lot of heads, generally due to Minaj's furious spitting, barely-there outfit, and automatic weapon-firing, but there has also been some talk about the single artwork-- which features an iconic photo of a gun-wielding Malcolm X.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Confirms "The Pink Print" As New Album Title
    Nicki Minaj is prepping her new album, and possibly a mixtape ("It's like I'm working on an album and a mixtape at the same motherfucking time") for 2014, and while she's tossed around The Pink Print as the title for some time, it now seems like it's official (or possibly the title of her tape, which may or may not exi
  • Cover of New "Young Money: Rise Of An Empire" Single To Feature Tyga, Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj [Update: Title & Artwork Revealed]
    Two weeks ago Young Money announced via a press release that they would be offering up their second official compilation album, Rise Of An Empire, on March 11th. The announcement came with a street single "We Alright" featuring the new signee Euro, Lil Wayne and Birdman.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Shows Off Sexy BTS Photos From Recent Shoot
    Nicki Minaj loves to display her curvacious body whenever possible, and usually if she is going to do so we can find the pictures on Instagram. This was no different for behind-the-scenes photos from a recent photo shoot the femcee did, wearing high-fashion clothing in a remote location.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Calls Out ESPN Magazine For Retouched Cover
     Even though she may look happy sitting there next to Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, Nicki Minaj is apparently angry with ESPN for their latest magazine cover. Nicki has called out the sports publication for retouching her photo.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Calls Universal Out For Removing "Boss Ass Bitch" From Soundcloud
    Nicki Minaj is not happy with Universal. The Roman Reloaded rapper called her label out by name in a tweet today, after realizing that her recent "Boss Ass Bitch" freestyle had been taken down. 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 30- Jan. 5
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Launches "Pink Pro" Headphones Through Beats By Dre
    Nicki Minaj has already been named one of top hip hop earners of the year, and she hasn't shown any signs of stopping on the business front. Following her successful audio ventures with the Pink Pill speakers and urBeats in-ear buds, Nicki has decided to team up with Dr.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse & Discusses Working w/ Eminem & Drake
    During a backstage interview with The Breakfast Club (Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee and DJ Envy) at Power 105.1's Powerhouse event yesterday, Nicki Minaj finally weighed in on Kendrick Lamar's infamous "Control" verse, and she didn't hold back. 
  • Cover of 2 Chainz Says He Was Misquoted Regarding Jay Z Feature & Sex Tape Plans
    2 Chainz is known to say some pretty colorful things in interviews. Whether talking about his $100,000 feature package, or his attempt to rob a Wendy's in his teens, we've come to expect outrageous claims from the rapper.
  • Cover of Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Nicki Minaj & More Nominated For YouTube Music Awards
    As we reported earlier this month, Eminem is set to perform at the first-ever YouTube Music Awards going down November 3rd in New York City. As we approach the date, YouTube has released their nomination categories and nominees.
  • Cover of Nicki Minaj Says Queen Latifah "Paved The Way" For Her
    Despite not releasing an album this year, Nicki Minaj is at the top of her game. She's turned in some pretty hard features, and most notably, placed within the top 5 hip hop earners of the year.
  • Cover of Paris Hilton Wants To Collaborate With Nicki Minaj, Reveals Features From New Album
    When it was announced that Paris Hilton had signed with Cash Money back in May, it took many by surprise. The socialite had already made a foray into music back in 2006, but it seemed she now was making her way into the realm of hip hop.
  • Cover of Hottie Vs Hottie: Lola Monroe Vs Nicki Minaj, Hottest Female Rapper
    Last week we pitted Rihanna and Teyana Taylor against each other in a Hotties Vs. battle. This week, we're having some rappers go head to head. We've selected some ladies who can definitely throw down on the mic-- and they're not too hard on the eyes either.
  • Cover of Future's Album "Honest" Features Andre 3000, Nicki Minaj & Miley Cyrus
    Yesterday we found out that Future was delaying his upcoming album, Honest, and aiming for a December release. Nonetheless, the album is nearing completion, as Future previewed the project for Billboard recently.
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