Nicki Minaj on GMA – Goes Soft on Mariah

Check out this video of Nicki Minaj as she appeared on Good Morning America on ABC. Has she mellowed since her very public fracas with Mariah Carey or was it that she didn’t want any attention taken away from the promotion of her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up.

Barbie touched upon a lot of things, such as the influence of Mariah Carey’s music on her when she was growing up [was she calling Mariah old over here?], her twin wins at the AMA 2012, her album of course, and her video for “Freedom”.

Take a look at the video and decide, will be interesting to see if Mariah Carey responds to this, if at all.

Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber Get The Big Awards at AMA 2012

Justin Bieber dominated the AMA 2012 and had Nicki Minaj for company, literally and metaphorically. The two performed together and Nicki won the hiphop artist of the year award beating Tyga and Drake.

Justin, on his part, blew the competition away winning the Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards on Sunday night. His competitors for the award included Rihanna and Katy Perry. And then let off some steam during his acceptance speech for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist when he said “This is for all the haters who thought that maybe I was just here for one or two years. I feel like I’m going to be here for a very long time.”

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Video: Nicki Minaj: My Truth Episode 1

The first of the three episodes of Nicki Minaj: My Truth premiered this Sunday on the E! Network. It’s basically a reality series that gives us a behind the stage look at how the songstress diva goes about recording “Pink Friday Roman Reloaded: The Re-Up” album; it follows her to the launch of her “Pink Friday” album.

There is a lot packed into this first episode and for those addicted to this kind of stuff on the telly, you’ve got some good viewing here. Check the video and tell us if it makes you eager for the second and third parts.

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Nicki Minaj May Just Invite PETA’s Ire in London

Woe betide the celeb who gets caught at the wrong end of PETA’s stick; if they catch you wearing fur you can be sure that fur will fly. So far, Nicki Minaj has eluded the group’s ire.  She was spotted wearing leopard print boots, a fur coat and purple pants while entering the Corinthia Hotel where she has been staying.

Last month it was Rihanna, and if memory serves me right that too was in London. At that point in time, a PETA spokesperson had said “Rihanna may not have a clue that snakes killed for boots are often nailed to a tree and skinned alive. Of course, they can’t go on Oprah to cry about it.”

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Nicki Minaj debuts Mac Viva Glam Lip Glass in London

Don’t be surprised if rap diva Nicki Minaj features in the top three of the Forbes list for the really rich rappers of next year; the rate at which she is going, she just might. Endorsements just keep falling into her lap, the latest being Mac Viva Glam Lip Glass that she launched in London. Add to this her appearance on American Idol, a perfume after her name and God knows what else, she’s making money and rapping away to riches.

Nicki tweeted “Thank you to SELFRIDGES in London!!! We launched my new MAC VIVA GLAM Lip Glass today. Thanks for coming out barbz!!! mmmuuuaaahhhh!!!!”

Nicki’s got it good. Standing up for da hood. On her way to big riches, but we no complaining bitches. We feel proud for her, she launches Mac Via; the brand’s got a hot diva. It’s a sexy lip glass, you be the the babe in the class. She’s young, she’s got money, she’s got hard cash, and a super sassy style that’s so very flash. YO!

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Video: Nicki Minaj Ft. Cassie “The Boys”

Nicki Minaj has released the official video of her collaborative track with Cassie, titled “The Boys”; it’s a track from the sophomore album of this Young Money Cash Money star and is due for a re-release on November 19th. Of course, the album titled Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up will have a few bonus unheard tracks, without which it wouldn’t make much sense, would it?

Anyway the video in question has been directed by Colin Tiley, take a look and let us know what you think of the production values. If you love day-glo and neon colored ambience with Nicki Minaj kind of sex appeal thrown in then you should not have a problem viewing this one.

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Nicki Minaj Clip With Bieber Racks Up 10.6 Million Views in 24 Hours on VEVO

Justin Bieber’s video “Beauty and a beat” featuring Nicki Minaj has helped him reclaim his record for most eyeballs in 24 hours for a video on VEVO. Justin was the proud record holder till One Direction beat him to it only last month. The Irish band’s single “Live While We’re Young,” clocked 8.2 million views in 24 hours.

In twenty four hours of the video being put up, it stacked up a staggering 10.6 million views. Makes you wonder, am I into the wrong kind of music coz’ most of the tracks I check on Youtube have this kid being mercilessly being panned in the comments section.

“hey @nickiminaj – thanks for being a part of this. :) #HISTORY,” Bieber tweeted (@JustinBieber)

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‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: The ReUp’ Debuts November 19th

Nicki Minaj took to twitter to confirm the release date of her latest album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: The ReUp.; and its releasing November 19th.

The base for this album is something that Nicki had executed as a part of her sophomore project and that was titled Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. The album will have five new songs apart from existing material; noteworthy among the new numbers is probably the single “The Boys” featuring Cassie. We say noteworthy because the songstress released a pic of her and Cassie striking a pose, and the pic’s enough to set our minds racing…south.

Lets see where this album takes her. Remember the reception that the earlier one got?

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Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey at War on American Idol Set

Nicki Minaj walked out on Mariah Carey during the filming of an American Idol audition in Charlotte, North Carolina, ostensibly because she could not take Mariah Carey’s high-handedness.

This is how it went -

Nicki  Get this s**t in self control.  Get in control.  Get in control.
Randy  Settle down, settle down
Nicki  Don’t lose your head.  Don’t lose your head (inaudible).  Don’t tell me I’m a gangster.
Nicki  (inaudible) every 5 minutes.  So every time you patronize me, I’m-ma take it back, and if you’ve got a f**king problem, handle it.
Nicki  I told them I’m not f**kin’ putting up with her f**king highness over there.  Figure it the f**k out.  Figure it out.
Nicki  I’m not gonna sit here every f**king minute to have you come down and harass me every minute everyday.

Our sympathies with Keith Urban who was stuck haplessly between the two feuding cats. Here’s a parody video of Mariah Carey making her displeasure clear about Nicki Minaj joining American Idol.

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