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  • Red Carpet Photos & Important GIFs From The MTV VMAs 2014
    Red Carpet Photos & Important GIFs From The MTV VMAs 2014
    Aug 25, 2014 at 02:12pm
    The annual MTV Video Music Awards went down in Inglewood, CA last night. While there was no twerking extravaganza/controversy from Miley Cyrus this year, there were plenty of other memorable moments, as we saw stars walk the red carpet, receive and give awards, perform on stage (and almost have a major wardrobe malfunction), plus, Blue Ivy was there.
  • Highlights From The MTV Video Music Awards: Full List Of Winners, Performances & More
    Highlights From The MTV Video Music Awards: Full List Of Winners, Performances & More
    Aug 24, 2014 at 11:04pm
    MTV is kind enough to release all of the highlights to their ever-popular award show for free streaming via their official player. Check out all of the night's big moments below. "This year, the ladies are taking over," Gwen Stefani told Snoop Dogg onstage as the night's first presenters. She wasn't lying; women dominate this year's video of the year category. Pharrell Williams is the only male performer competing for the night's top honor, with "Happy" going up against Beyonce's "Drunk in Love," Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball," Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and Sia's "Chandelier."
  • Snake Bites "Anaconda" Backup Dancer During Nicki Minaj's VMA Rehearsal
    Snake Bites "Anaconda" Backup Dancer During Nicki Minaj's VMA Rehearsal
    Aug 23, 2014 at 10:28am
    Anacondas don't want none unless you got buns, hun -- or at least so it seems from a new report of a snake biting one of Nicki Minaj's booty-ful backup dancers during a VMA rehearsal. TMZ says that a run-through of "Anaconda" before Sunday night's ceremony left a dancer hospitalized after a six foot long snake (allegedly an actual anaconda) bit her "in front of everyone."
  • Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Sets VEVO Record For Most Views In A Day
    Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Sets VEVO Record For Most Views In A Day
    Aug 22, 2014 at 02:50pm
    The artwork for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" single certainly turned some heads, but it seems the video for the track made an even larger impression. The official clip for Minaj's "Baby Got Back" inspired romp hit the net Tuesday night, and accumulated 19.6 million views over the following 24 hours. The insane count actually broke VEVO's record for most views withing a one day stretch, beating out Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop", which previously held the top spot with 12.3 million.
  • Nicki Minaj's Best "Anaconda" GIFs
    Nicki Minaj's Best "Anaconda" GIFs
    Aug 20, 2014 at 01:04pm
    The hype around Nicki Minaj's ass-tastic "Anaconda" cover art was pretty substantial, but when clips from the video arrived, it was clear the Young Money rapper was taking things to the next level. Last night, The Pinkprint emcee shut the internet down with the full length clip, which found her and a few friends shaking it in the jungle, the kitchen, and the gym, which had us looking a bit like Drake in the closing moments of the video.
  • BTS Photos Of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Reveal Drake Cameo
    BTS Photos Of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Video Reveal Drake Cameo
    Aug 18, 2014 at 02:24pm
    Ncki Minaj is clearly putting in a lot of work on this "Anaconda" video. After saying that it will "be every man's favorite video for a long time to come," the Queens MC shared a BTS video of the shoot, and now we've got additional photos that suggest that Drake will pop up in the official video, dropping on Wednesday.
  • Nicki Minaj Has Had More Hot 100 Hits Than Michael Jackson
    Nicki Minaj Has Had More Hot 100 Hits Than Michael Jackson
    Aug 14, 2014 at 03:10pm
    Has the King of Pop been dethroned? Well, if you consider the Hot 100 to be the key signifier of pop success, Michael Jackson's just lost the his spot to Nicki Minaj. His total of 50 songs on the chart (across his nearly four-decade-long career, I might add) has Nicki's "Anaconda," her 51st Hot 100 single, to thank for getting bested.
  • Nicki Minaj Sued By Entertainment Company For $50,000
    Nicki Minaj Sued By Entertainment Company For $50,000
    Aug 14, 2014 at 10:18am
    Nicki Minaj is facing a new lawsuit, but we have a feeling this is just pocket change for the mega star. The Pinkprint rapper is being sued by an entertainment company for $50,000 after allegedly flaking on her duties.
  • Nicki Minaj To Perform "Anaconda" At MTV VMAs 2014
    Nicki Minaj To Perform "Anaconda" At MTV VMAs 2014
    Aug 13, 2014 at 12:39pm
    Nicki Minaj's new single "Anaconda" received Sir Mix-A-Lot's blessing yesterday (even if devout hip-hop fans were not feeling it), and as Nicki continues to push it she'll be performing it at the upcoming MTV VMAs.
  • Sir Mix-A-Lot Praises Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda"
    Sir Mix-A-Lot Praises Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda"
    Aug 13, 2014 at 03:58am
    Our readers may not have loved Nicki Minaj's latest single, but Sir Mix-A-Lot sure did. The creator of the "Baby Got Back" has praised Nicki's rendition of his track, referring to it as a "new and improved" version of his 1992 single. 
  • T.I. Weighs In On Nicki Minaj & Lil Kim Beef
    T.I. Weighs In On Nicki Minaj & Lil Kim Beef
    Aug 9, 2014 at 07:29pm
    T.I. has been in the game for some time, and in recent years, he found himself becoming something of a peacekeeper. Besides helping strangers from suicide attempts, Tip has also been the voice of reason in some rapper disputes, orchestrating the truce of Jeezy and Rick Ross recently.
  • Rolling Stone Lists "20 Biggest Songs Of The Summer: The 2010s (So Far)"
    Rolling Stone Lists "20 Biggest Songs Of The Summer: The 2010s (So Far)"
    Aug 9, 2014 at 03:00am
    In one of the magazine's more random features, Rolling Stone has gone ahead and compiled list of the 20 biggest songs of the summer from the past five years according to data provided by Billboard. While the majority of the compilation consists of pop tracks (unsurprisingly), hip-hop did get its fair share of representation via collaborations. In order, Rolling Stone's list included:
  • Samples Of The Week: August 7
    Samples Of The Week: August 7
    Aug 7, 2014 at 12:04pm
    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". 
  • Photos: Nicki Minaj's "Secret" Shoot With Alexander McQueen
    Photos: Nicki Minaj's "Secret" Shoot With Alexander McQueen
    Aug 7, 2014 at 11:07am
    Have you had enough of Nicki Minaj? Well, in case you've yet to have your fill of the Barbz leader, she's showed off some flicks from a photo shoot she did with high-end fashion designer Alexander McQueen. The reason behind the shoot is unknown, it could just be because it's Nicki. Nicki's My Pink Friday site labels it as a "secret" photo shoot, so perhaps something is cooking between McQueen and Nicki.
  • Nicki Minaj Reveals Cause Of "Anaconda" Leak
    Nicki Minaj Reveals Cause Of "Anaconda" Leak
    Aug 6, 2014 at 03:55am
    Nicki Minaj took some time to speak to Carson Daly about the status of her upcoming Pink Print album and why the project's latest single "Anaconda" sprung a leak a week prior to its intended release.
  • Nicki Minaj Covers The FADER Magazine
    Nicki Minaj Covers The FADER Magazine
    Aug 5, 2014 at 10:31am
    Nicki Minaj puts the more natural look she's been going for these days on full display on the new cover of The FADER magazine. She's wearing very toned down make up, while her hair appears untamed and her natural dark brown color. What do you think of the look? She posed for a series of photographs along with the cover shot, which you can view in the gallery above.
  • Nicki Minaj Talks On Beyonce "Flawless" Remix, Remy Ma's Return & "Anaconda" Memes
    Nicki Minaj Talks On Beyonce "Flawless" Remix, Remy Ma's Return & "Anaconda" Memes
    Aug 4, 2014 at 12:27pm
    Nicki Minaj has had the internets topsy-turvy the past two weeks, what with her "Anaconda" artwork, which was followed by "Anaconda" memes, followed by a leaked version of the track, followed by rumors of a "Flawless" remix, followed by the official "Anaconda" record...you get the idea. Now that we have the CDQ of "Anaconda" plus the remix of Beyonce's "Flawless," Nicki Minaj hopped on the phone with Hot 97 this morning to discuss all such topics.
  • Nicki Minaj Previews "Anaconda" Video
    Nicki Minaj Previews "Anaconda" Video
    Aug 4, 2014 at 01:47am
    Nicki Minaj has taken to Instagram to preview her bootylicious new "Anaconda" video. Depicting Minaj and several models in a jungle setting, the Sir Mix-A-Lot-sampling single features the women decked in out in black bandeaus and high-waisted bottoms. The now infamous pink g-string from the song's cover art fails to make an appearance, at least in this sample.
  • Remy Ma Wants To Get Nicki Minaj & Iggy Azalea On The Same Track
    Remy Ma Wants To Get Nicki Minaj & Iggy Azalea On The Same Track
    Aug 3, 2014 at 04:33pm
    Remy Ma was released from prison only two days ago, and she's already released a huge remix to DJ Khaled's "They Don't Love You No More". Today she did her very first post-prison interview, and it's safe to say, she'll be working at a similar pace for the foreseeable future.
  • Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Leaks Early, Samples "Baby Got Back"
    Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Leaks Early, Samples "Baby Got Back"
    Aug 1, 2014 at 12:25pm
    Nicki Minaj's new The Pink Print single "Anaconda" was originally supposed to be released on July 28th, but following the artwork hype the rapper announced a pushback, saying that it would arrive on iTunes on August 4th. Well, three days before that time, a low-quality version of the single has sprung a leak.
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