Nicki Minaj News

  • Lil Wayne Says Drake Will Be On "Tha Carter V" Multiple Times
    Lil Wayne Says Drake Will Be On "Tha Carter V" Multiple Times
    Jul 8, 2014 at 01:58pm
    MTV's been getting some good interviews with Lil Wayne on the set of his video shoot for "Krazy." Last week, they broke the news that Weezy's Jay Z shout-out on "D'usse" was out of love, not hate, and now they've coaxed some more info about Tha Carter V out of Tunechi.
  • Usher Will Drop A Single Featuring Nicki Minaj And Pharrell Tomorrow
    Usher Will Drop A Single Featuring Nicki Minaj And Pharrell Tomorrow
    Jul 7, 2014 at 06:04pm
    With his songs "Good Kisser" and "I Don't Mind" already competing (unofficially) for "R&B song of the year," Usher just revealed that he's about to drop yet another high-powered bomb on us. “She Came To Give It To You" will touch down at 7 AM tomorrow on Chicago’s WGCI 107.5, and will feature Nicki Minaj and production from Pharrell. Ursher announced the news via the radio station's Instagram account today (watch the video below).  “She Came To Give It To You" is set to appear on the R&B singer's upcoming 8th album, which is due out in September. 
  • Russell Simmons Calls Cash Money "The Best Company In The History Of Hip-Hop"
    Russell Simmons Calls Cash Money "The Best Company In The History Of Hip-Hop"
    Jul 3, 2014 at 04:28pm
    Apparently, Russell Simmons is very impressed by the way Cash Money Records operates. The co-founder of Def Jam just wrote an article entitled "Why Cash Money Is The Best Company In The History Of Hip Hop" for GlobalGrind that is overflowing with praises for the label.
  • Nicki Minaj Addresses Controversy Around Her BET Awards Acceptance Speech [Update: Iggy Azalea Responds]
    Nicki Minaj Addresses Controversy Around Her BET Awards Acceptance Speech [Update: Iggy Azalea Responds]
    Jul 2, 2014 at 06:09pm
    At Sunday night's BET Awards, Nicki Minaj took home the "Best Female Rap Artist" award for the fifth consecutive year, beating out Iggy Azalea, among others, in the category. She gave an impassioned acceptance speech that included the line "when you hear Nicki Minaj spit, Nicki Minaj wrote it," which many took as a shot towards Iggy, whose lyrics have been rumored to be those of a ghost writer (perhaps even T.I.).
  • Nicki Minaj Will Release A Song With Jessie J And Ariana Grande On July 29th
    Nicki Minaj Will Release A Song With Jessie J And Ariana Grande On July 29th
    Jul 1, 2014 at 04:15pm
    Nicki Minaj is on pace to have the widest variety of collaborations in Hip-Hop this year. Already teaming with Young Thug, Soulja Boy and Lil Herb this year, Minaj will team with two of the world's biggest pop stars, Jessie J and Ariana Grande, for a new song to be released on July 29th.
  • Young Thug Says He's Already Recorded "A Million" Songs With Lil Wayne
    Young Thug Says He's Already Recorded "A Million" Songs With Lil Wayne
    Jun 30, 2014 at 03:15pm
    Young Thug's label situation was a complete mystery, until an in-depth Buzzfeed investigation (inspired by a Noz complaint) concluded that the rapper was trapped in an Atlantic deal he wanted no part of. A report that he'd now signed with Lyor Cohen's 300 label then further convoluted things, but one thing is for sure he's Rich Gang (Birdman's management company) 'til the end.
  • Nicki Minaj Speaks On Ghostwriting, Near-Death Experience In BET Acceptance Speech
    Nicki Minaj Speaks On Ghostwriting, Near-Death Experience In BET Acceptance Speech
    Jun 30, 2014 at 02:31am
    In a rare moment of sincerity from a typically animated personality, Nicki Minaj decided tackle some big topics in her acceptance speech at the BET awards last night (June 29). Winning "Best Female Rap Artist" for the fifth year in a row, the Young Money signee spoke on her near-death experience, why authenticity in hip-hop is important, and being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Read the full speech below:
  • Nicki Minaj Says There Has Never Been A Male/Female Duo Like Her & Lil Wayne
    Nicki Minaj Says There Has Never Been A Male/Female Duo Like Her & Lil Wayne
    Jun 21, 2014 at 11:10am
    Both Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne are readying new albums for a 2014 release, and whether or not they'll make appearances on one another's projects, their presence will be felt on both. In a new interview with DJ Semtex, Nicki Minaj spoke of her relationship with Lil Wayne, detailing how the rapper has motivated her, his influence on her music, and their chemistry on record.
  • Accents, Ad-libs & Animation: Rappers With Distinctive Voices
    Accents, Ad-libs & Animation: Rappers With Distinctive Voices
    Jun 18, 2014 at 03:44pm
    While emcees and rappers are mostly lauded for their lyrical capability, there’s something astonishing about having voice control, diversified delivery and for whatever reason, having a voice that stands out.
  • Top 10 Nicki Minaj Guest Verses
    Top 10 Nicki Minaj Guest Verses
    Jun 2, 2014 at 07:21pm
    While she may have had her doubters at certain points, its clear from last night's Summer Jam performance that Nicki Minaj is one of the most exciting voices in the rap game right now. While the Young Money rapper has had her share of incredible solo tracks, she also tends to bring a particularly great energy to features.
  • Summer Jam 2014 Recap
    Summer Jam 2014 Recap
    Jun 2, 2014 at 02:52pm
    Yesterday the HNHH staff had the pleasure of attending Hot 97's 21st annual Summer Jam, which true to its reputation, ended up being an evening packed with great performances, surprises and even some drama. With the event split into two stages, one in the Festival Village and one in Metlife Stadium, we first hung out at the former with Iggy Azalea, Chinx, Mack Wilds, Childish Gambino and Jhene Aiko before moving inside the stadium for the night's headliners.
  • Nicki Minaj Talks Marrying Drake, Getting "Fondled" By Rihanna
    Nicki Minaj Talks Marrying Drake, Getting "Fondled" By Rihanna
    May 31, 2014 at 12:16pm
    Nicki Minaj is set to have a huge year. She's already won back her rap audience with a string of furious-spitting tracks like "Lookin Ass" and "Boss Ass Bitch", and a few weeks back launched her Dr. Luke ballad "Pills N Potions", which has been taking over radio waves since.
  • Nicki Minaj Was Paid 50K To Attend Iyanna Mayweather's Birthday Party
    Nicki Minaj Was Paid 50K To Attend Iyanna Mayweather's Birthday Party
    May 30, 2014 at 04:45am
    Nicki Minaj may be able to retire from music and live comfortably off her image. According to a new report by TMZ, Minaj was paid the sum of $50,000 by boxer Floyd Mayweather just to show her face at his daughter's 14th birthday party. For context, that's roughly the average amount a school teacher makes in the US for a full year of work.
  • Video Surfaces Of T.I.'s Altercation With Security At Las Vegas Pool Party
    Video Surfaces Of T.I.'s Altercation With Security At Las Vegas Pool Party
    May 28, 2014 at 01:13pm
    T.I. did not have a very relaxing Memorial Day weekend. The Atlanta rapper got caught up in a brawl which involved both his crew, and that of boxing champion Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night, but only a few hours earlier, he was getting up in the grill of the security at a pool party where Nicki Minaj was scheduled to perform.
  • Drake Has Laid Down Two Tracks For Nicki Minaj's "Pink Print"
    Drake Has Laid Down Two Tracks For Nicki Minaj's "Pink Print"
    May 24, 2014 at 12:02pm
    A common question Nicki Minaj has faced about her upcoming studio album is whether or not Drake will make an appearance. Nicki was mysteriously absent from Nothing Was The Same (though a rift between the two was mentioned on the opening track, a classic Drake move), so fans are dying to know whether the two will reunite on Minaj's Pink Print.
  • Nicki Minaj Reacts To Forbes Article Saying Iggy Azalea Runs Hip Hop
    Nicki Minaj Reacts To Forbes Article Saying Iggy Azalea Runs Hip Hop
    May 21, 2014 at 02:58pm
    Yesterday, Forbes published a questionable article bearing the title, “Hip-Hop Is Run By A White, Blonde, Australian Woman,” in reference to Iggy Azalea.
  • Nicki Minaj Responds To Lawsuit From Wig Guru
    Nicki Minaj Responds To Lawsuit From Wig Guru
    May 20, 2014 at 02:27pm
    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 10:18am
    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 12:13pm
    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 09:30pm
    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.
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