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“Who here got someone they wanna shit on tonight?” Nicki Minaj asks the O2 Arena before launching into faecal-themed brag track ‘Did It On ‘Em’. Though her performance has arena…

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What to make of Nicki Minaj. The 32-year-old banged on the door of hip-hop’s boys club with explosive second mixtape ‘Sucka Free’ in 2008. In 2010, she kicked it clean…

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Ciara’s marketing team recently posted a Groupon for her new album, promising “a hunk of her aura” with all copies. Ci has a better deal: her and Nicki going two-for-two…

 Even when lumbered with what should be a stinker, young Onika’s still got enough bad-ass charisma to wring some brilliance out of it. In anyone else’s hands, ‘Pound The Alarm’…

“Generobanger”. That’s my one-word summary of the new Nicki Minaj tune. It’s called ‘Starships’, it’s the “official lead single” from her potentially career-shaping second album, and it’s a studio hook-up…

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The tragic, babydoll Marilyn Monroe metaphor might feel hackneyed, but coming out of Nicki’s mouth it’s all sorts of shocking, and perhaps that’s the point. Swirling, self-aware and bolstered with…

Minaj is back and grouchier than Gretchen Weiners on Atkins. Her new single is a mishmash of playground taunts and deranged rants aimed at Lil Kim – at one point,…

While Record Store Day took place at the weekend, celebrating the ever-rarer music shop with a load of treasures from Radiohead, White Stripes and Warpaint, the music industry continued pumping…

[i]“First things first, I’ll eat your brains”[/i], deadpanned [a]Nicki Minaj[/a] earlier this year on [a]Kanye West[/a]’s [b]‘Monster’[/b]. She continues with that same cannibalistic orderliness on her debut, [b]‘Pink Friday’[/b]. Within…

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