Nicki Minaj overtakes Eminem to be most followed hip-hop artist on Twitter

Both rappers have over 8 million Twitter followers

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Nicki Minaj has overtaken Eminem to become the most followed hip hop artist on Twitter.

As of today (January 10) Minaj has 8,289,708 followers on the social networking site, while Eminem has 8,267,835. She ousted Eminem from the top spot on January 4, reports Billboard.

Nicki Minaj recently posted new track 'Stupid Hoe' online. The track will feature on the rapper's forthcoming album 'Pink Friday: Roman's Revenge', which is set to be released on February 14.

'Stupid Hoe' is the second taster to be made available from the LP, after the song 'Roman In Moscow' also surfaced online last year.

Minaj had hinted that she would be recording material as her gay male alter-ego Roman in November. The hip-hop star originally introduced the persona on her song 'Roman's Revenge', the opening track from her 2010 debut 'Pink Friday'.

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