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In Defense of...Nicki Minaj?

I don't think Nicki Minaj is really my cup of tea in the music world.


She's not. I think she's cute, and I like her attitude, but I'll pass on listening to her. Despite the radio's current obsession with her. Note to you:  I haven't had to listen to the radio until recently.

"Starships" makes no sense to me. Whatever. At all. Remotely. I've stopped the radio and asked the person riding with me "higher than a motherfucker? really? that's all she could come up with?" It just lacks creativity to me and I don't think motherfuckers come off as all that high, anyway.

Well, on that note.

Recently, as in this past weekend, as in yesterday, Nicki was barred from performing at the musical festival Hot Summer Jam. What was the problem? It's a rap festival and yes, Nicki is like, the Katy Perry of rap, but still.

The problem was that she was a "sell out."

Oh bitch say WHAT. Okay, since when does the concept of selling out matter in the world of rap? And also, this is Nicki Minaj. SHE'S NOT TUPAC. She's a dance pop rapper who is likable enough your little sister will download her music from Megaupload. Oh. Wait. That was shut down....

Nonetheless, I just think it was essentially stupid Nicki wasn't allowed to perform. She's a decent rapper (for what she is), she's fun, she's unique. Yeah I kind of feel like this :/ about her musically, but I mean, there are far worse performers out there. LMFAO? Yeah. Them.

Nicki has vowed never to play Hot Summer Jam again. Lauryn Hill and Nas went on for her instead, which I have to say is pretty sweet. But still. Nicki has bigger fish to fry. Higher than a ....

anyway, I have a lot of interviews and reviews to post. Stay tuned? 


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  1. I like her 50%, and yes, I am one of those people that uses crappy percentage responses.
    For example, she will put out a song that will have an awesome melody for the chorus, but the verses will suck so much it kills it. 50%.

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