Nicki Minaj News

  • Nicki Minaj Responds To Lawsuit From Wig Guru
    Nicki Minaj Responds To Lawsuit From Wig Guru
    May 20, 2014 at 02:27 PM
    In late February, we reported that Nick Minaj's wig guru Terrence Davidson was suing the rapper for stealing his designs and marketing them as her own. Slapped with a $30 million lawsuit (a sum Davidson finds suitable for his efforts), Minaj responded today and she's not happy.
  • Single Art Revealed For First Release From Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint"
    Single Art Revealed For First Release From Nicki Minaj's "The Pinkprint"
    May 19, 2014 at 10:18 AM
    Nicki Minaj is gearing up to take things in a different direction for her upcoming studio album The Pinkprint, this, according to the Young Money rapper herself.
  • Watch Full PowerHouse 2014 Sets From Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, YG, Schoolboy Q And Trey Songz
    Watch Full PowerHouse 2014 Sets From Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, YG, Schoolboy Q And Trey Songz
    May 18, 2014 at 12:13 PM
    Last night, Power 106's annual PowerHouse concert went down in L.A., bringing together a stellar lineup of hip-hop stars for an all-night concert event. If you missed the live stream of the event, have no fear -- most of the sets are now available to watch online.
  • Live Stream: Wiz Khalifa, ScHoolboy Q & More Perform At Powerhouse 2014
    Live Stream: Wiz Khalifa, ScHoolboy Q & More Perform At Powerhouse 2014
    May 17, 2014 at 09:30 PM
    Power 106 has assembled quite a lineup for this year's Power House event. Tonight, The Honda Centre will host the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Nicki Minaj, ScHoolboy Q, YG, Juicy J, Childish Gambino, Jennifer Lopez, Sage The Gemini and more. You can also make sure to expect plenty of surprise guests. The festivities kick off at 7:30 PM Pacific (10:30 PM Eastern), and you can stream the entire event live right here. Take a look at the full list of set times, and the official stream below.
  • Nicki Minaj Explains The Etymology Of "Yasss Bish"
    Nicki Minaj Explains The Etymology Of "Yasss Bish"
    May 17, 2014 at 06:15 PM
    Nicki Minaj teamed up with Soulja Boy a couple weeks back for the relentless banger, "Yasss Bish!!", and since then it's been extremely difficult not to reply to every yes or no question with the song's title.
  • Cam'ron Reveals Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa & More Featured On "First Of The Month" Series
    Cam'ron Reveals Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa & More Featured On "First Of The Month" Series
    May 16, 2014 at 12:09 PM
    Cam'ron recently spoke with MTV News about his upcoming First Of The Month series which is finally receiving a roll out this summer. The extended series will see Killa Cam dropping new music on, you guessed it, the first of the month, along with visuals as well.
  • Photos: Nicki Minaj Shoots Commercial For Myx Fusions
    Photos: Nicki Minaj Shoots Commercial For Myx Fusions
    May 7, 2014 at 09:02 PM
     When she’s not busy murdering verses, Nicki Minaj has her hands elsewhere in the business world. On Wednesday afternoon, Nicki took some time out to film a commercial for her moscato beverage Myx Fusions.  As we’ve become accustomed to, Young Money’s first lady set Instagram on fire as she revealed some sexy behind-the-scenes photos from her commercial shoot.
  • Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande Among Performers At The Roots' 4th Of July Jam
    Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande Among Performers At The Roots' 4th Of July Jam
    May 5, 2014 at 03:28 PM
    The Roots are known for their annual picnics, the 2014 edition of which will be going down May 31st. Action Bronson, Janelle Monáe, A$AP Ferg, Jhené Aiko, Just Blaze, Rudimental, Araabmuzik, and Biz Markie, will be making appearances at that show, but the group have now announced another Philly-based celebration for the 4th of July.
  • Nicki Minaj Dropping New Single From "The Pink Print"  In Two Weeks
    Nicki Minaj Dropping New Single From "The Pink Print" In Two Weeks
    May 3, 2014 at 11:53 AM
    We got quite an offering from the Young Money camp last night, with both Lil Wayne's Drake-assisted Carter V single, and Nicki Minaj's new freebie, "Yasss Bish!!", and we're just opening the floodgates now.
  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (April 25)
    140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (April 25)
    Apr 26, 2014 at 12:23 AM
    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. Each week we take a look at some of the most memorable twitter moments from some of the genres biggest personalities.
  • 10 Most Infamous Catfights In Hip-Hop
    10 Most Infamous Catfights In Hip-Hop
    Apr 25, 2014 at 12:57 PM
    Beefs between rappers in hip hop are nothing new. Through the years we’ve seen infamous rivalries in the rap world, the most prominent being 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G’s East Coast/West Coast feud and perhaps the Jay Z and Nas New York rap war.
  • Nicki Minaj Says She's Going Back To Her Hip-Hop Roots
    Nicki Minaj Says She's Going Back To Her Hip-Hop Roots
    Apr 22, 2014 at 10:45 AM
    Nicki Minaj has been busy promoting the new film "The Other Woman", in which she has a role alongside Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann. Nicki Minaj attended the movie premiere last night in California (the film hits theatres on April 25th), and she's also been doing interviews for the flick.
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 19)
    28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 19)
    Apr 19, 2014 at 05:29 PM
    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions. 
  • Lil Herb Reveals That He's Working With Common And Rich Homie Quan
    Lil Herb Reveals That He's Working With Common And Rich Homie Quan
    Apr 18, 2014 at 06:16 PM
     Nicki Minaj's recent track "Chi-Raq" was the biggest look that Lil Herb's gotten thus far in his young career, and according to him, it's made a lot of other artists interested in him.
  • The Hip-Hop Kingdom: Can A Queen Take The Throne?
    The Hip-Hop Kingdom: Can A Queen Take The Throne?
    Apr 16, 2014 at 02:01 PM
    As 2013 came to an end, countless voices in music and specifically in the realm of Hip Hop projected that 2014 would be the year of the female MC breakthrough. From a surface point of view, a "breakthrough" for the female rapper sounds as though they have yet to be discovered or haven’t properly developed as artists. However, if at all forgotten, there was a notable eon in Hip Hop when female MCs were not only noteworthy but successful in album sales; thus allowing them to be somewhat comparable to the men of the male-dominant industry.  
  • Photos: Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Eminem & More Attend MTV Movie Awards 2014
    Photos: Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Eminem & More Attend MTV Movie Awards 2014
    Apr 14, 2014 at 01:24 PM
    After a busy weekend full of partying for Coachella 2014, the MTV Movie Awards went down live last night, hosted by Conan O'Brien. The event isn't strictly hip-hop, but nonetheless some of our favorite rap chicks made an appearance at the awards ceremony.
  • Samples Of The Week: April 10
    Samples Of The Week: April 10
    Apr 10, 2014 at 10:34 AM
    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. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". 
  • Lil Herb Discusses Collaborating With Nicki Minaj For Her New Track "Chi-Raq"
    Lil Herb Discusses Collaborating With Nicki Minaj For Her New Track "Chi-Raq"
    Apr 9, 2014 at 07:13 PM
    Nicki Minaj is in the midst of the rollout for her upcoming album The Pink Print, the latest reveal being a new record titled "Chi-Raq", which she dropped in the early hours of yesterday morning. The track includes a guest appearance from emerging Chicagoan rapper Lil Herb, AKA G-Herb, with production from Boi-1da, Vinyls, and Allen Ritter. 
  • Power 106 Announce Powerhouse 2014 Line-Up, Nicki Minaj, YG & More Tapped
    Power 106 Announce Powerhouse 2014 Line-Up, Nicki Minaj, YG & More Tapped
    Apr 7, 2014 at 12:13 PM
    As the summer approaches, we've been receiving new festival line-ups almost every week. Last week we found out who would be headlining Hot 97's annual Summer Jam, and today we've found out the line-up for the opposite coast's Powerhouse 2014 festival.
  • Ladies Night: Dopest Videos By Female Rappers
    Ladies Night: Dopest Videos By Female Rappers
    Mar 31, 2014 at 05:41 PM
    "This is ladies night and our rhymes is tight, oh this is ladies night...," Missy Elliott sang on the 1997 hit track, "Ladies Night" that she collaborated on with Angie Martinez, Lil Kim, Left Eye and Da Brat. The song was featured on the "Nothing to Lose" soundtrack. Just as the MCs mentioned above occupied space and declared their reign on "Ladies Night", women rappers have been doing the same in Hip Hop culture ever since it was started in the Bronx. 
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