Nicki Minaj went on Power 105.1’s Breakfast Club radio show last week and shed some light on why she thinks her latest album won’t do as well as the last and she went off on interviewers who don’t do their research.
Minaj blamed the low sales of the re-release of “Pink Friday 2: Roman Reloaded” on the decision by Target and Walmart to not carry the album. She also blamed the radio hosts for not playing more of her music and for not watching her videos. Got 25 minutes to kill? Here ya go…
She does have a point about doing your research before an interview. But, it seems to me if your Barbz really want your music, they’ll find a way to illegally download buy it. Right? Is this re-release any good? *serious question*
Ya know, that crack must give Earl some real clarity because he be making sense sometimes. Yes, he be.
In a recent interview, DMX was asked what he thought about Nicki Minaj rapping under various personalities, something that he’s been known to do. His answer? Priceless.
“I don’t really listen to her. I tolerate it, if it happens to come on the radio or if her music is in somebody’s car playing, but when she’s like “Waikikiiiiiiiiiiiii,” I’m like “there’s no f**king way I’m ever going to listen to this b*tch again under no circumstances. That was disrespectful. She stole two bars with one word. If that’s not cheating, I don’t know what is.” [Laughs]
X went on to toss his support behind President Obama. You know, if he could vote.
Obama n*gga, Obama n*gga! There are no scandals that came up like the other presidents. If he is smoking weed and f*cking b*tches on the side, he got his sh*t on lock.
Twitter or as I like to call it “Twit for Twats” was abuzz yesterday after Gabby Douglas (@gabrielledoug) caputured a gold medal in gymnastics, becoming the first African-American to win in the all around competition. Celebrities like Oprah, Gabrielle Union, Ciara and others chimed in with their congrats. Even Lil Wayne put down his blunt to tweet his admiration for the 16-year-old cutie. But when Nicki Minaj tweeted Gabby this:
*kisses to Gabby* what an amazing little firecracker. #USA#Olympics
Um, boo boo. Can you just let the girl shine with no shade? Maybe she was busy and was gonna be right back? That was a bit wack, even if you were kidding, the tweet was dripping with narcissism. Get over yourself a bit! And didn’t you sign off Twitter a while ago? What happened with that? I’ma need you to sit in our Cornball Corner for a minute! And don’t bother sending your stans or Barbies after us. You brought this on yourself. Source
Samuel effin Jackson is the host for next month’s BET Awards. The press for the show is kicking in (okay, the press may have been kicking in for 3 months, I wouldn’t know as I don’t really watch BET much). But follow me… as part of the promo push for the awards, Jackson slapped on a pink bob wig and spoofed Nicki Minaj’s “Beez In Da Trap” video. Peep it… Taste The Brew to watch
There’s some new blood on the Forbes list of Hip Hop’s top earners. Of course, the regulars are there (your Jay-Zs and your Diddys), but quite a few newcomers made the list… some good and some you probably shake your head at whenever you see them.
Among the new artists to make the list: Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B. (who tied with T-Pain for the last spot), Pitbull and Nicki Minaj, who pulled in $6.5 million in the last year. The Barbie is the first female rapper to ever make the list. Wait: My Kang Queen Latifah doesn’t count? It’s a shame what a lady has to “sell” to make this list *shrug*
1. Jay-Z: $37 million
2. Diddy: $35 million
3. Kanye West: $16 million
4. Lil Wayne: $15 million
4. Birdman: $15 million
6. Dr. Dre: $14 million
6. Eminem: $14 million
6. Snoop Dogg: $14 million
9. Akon: $13 million
10. Ludacris: $12 million
11. Wiz Khalifa: $11 million
11. Drake: $11 million
13. Pharrell Williams: $10 million
14. Timbaland: $7 million
15. Swizz Beatz: $6.5 million
15. Nicki Minaj: $6.5 million
17. Rick Ross: $6 million
17. 50 Cent: $6 million
17. Pitbull: $6 million
20. T-Pain: $5 million
20. B.o.B: $5 million
Jump over to Forbes to find out just how these rappers make their money.
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