Nicki Minaj Set To Headline Wireless Fest Alongside Doja Cat, 21 Savage, And More

The announcement comes as Nicki is in the midst of high-profile beef.

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While it may not be the biggest news in Nicki Minaj's world right now, she's just been announced as one of the headliners of this year's Wireless Festival. The fest will take place in July of this year in London and features an absolutely stacked line-up of rappers. Nicki will be joined by Future as a special guest while the other headlining slots are occupied by 21 Savage and Doja Cat. While there are still quite a few spots in the festival that haven't been announced yet, it already has an impressive collection of talent. Ice Spice, Sean Paul, Gunna, Sexyy Red, Rema, Tyla, Teezo Touchdown, and more will take the stage. Check out the lineup so far below.

Much of the discussion surrounding Nicki Minaj right now has to do with her beef with Megan Thee Stallion. It started when she released her new album Pink Friday 2 last month. The record featured lyrics referencing Tory Lanez and his shooting incident with Megan Thee Stallion. Last week, Megan unleashed her new song "HISS" which took aim at numerous critics of hers. Among them was Nicki Minaj, though she wasn't named directly in the song. That's led to a pretty robust response from Minaj.

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Nicki Minaj, 21 Savage, And Doja Cat Headlining Wireless Fest

Since Megan dropped "HISS," Nicki seemingly hasn't been off Twitter for long. She's posted dozens of responses and retweeted hundreds of fan posts across the past few days. One of her tweets in particular spanned hundreds of words and had fans talking about her incoherent demeanor.

Eventually she followed it up with a response track of her own called "Big Foot." Unfortunately for Nicki, the song has been widely criticized online for it's allegedly false statements and lyrics borrowed straight from her tweets. What do you think of Nicki Minaj headlining this year's Wireless Festival? Do you think the announcement was made now to capitalize on her viral beef? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.