After the American Idol season 12 finale last night, Nicki Minaj took part in an interview backstage with the press. The Young Money Barbie spoke on why she did not perform on the show, if she thinks Candice Glover deserved to win, and when she will start work on her upcoming studio album.
Nicki also mentioned that American Idol were supposed to premiere her “High School” music video on the show, but they thought it was too “risky”, and that she will be featured on tons of new songs dropping in the summer!
Rolling Stone recently caught up with Busta Rhymes at Premier Studios in Midtown to chat about the YMCMB crew, working with artists on the label, an upcoming Drake collaboration, and more.
Busta says that he is inspired by the talent of watching artists like Lil Wayne, Drizzy, Shanell, Mystikal, and Nicki Minaj work. He also confirmed which artists on the record label he has worked with, and announced that he has a J. Dilla produced-song which will appear on his upcoming project featuring Drizzy Drake!
Hit the jump to read the Rolling Stone interview with Busta Rhymes.
Above, you can check out a behind the scenes look at Nicki Minaj‘s cover shoot with Teen Vogue magazine for their June/July issue.
The Young Money Barbie also participated in a bonus interview on set of the shoot were she discussed the photo shoot, American Idol, who her fashion idols are, how she gets inspired by music, her different looks, and more.
Click here to view Nicki on the front cover of Teen Vogue, which was released earlier today!
Nicki Minaj graces the front cover Teen Vogue magazine’s June/July issue. As well as taking part in a photo shoot, Nicki also took part in an interview with the magazine were she compared the music industry to high school, talked growing up, and social media.
Hit the jump to view a couple of photos of the Young Money Barbie from Teen Vogue’s photo shoot and read some excerpts from their interview!
Ryan Seacrest sits down with Nicki Minaj to interview her for E! News. The Young Money Barbie chats about her fans, her relationship with Mariah Carey right now, American Idol, if she will be leaving the show, and more!
Mikey T The Movie Star of AllHipHop chopped it up with Jae Millz at the 8and9 clothing listening session on April 17th.
They spoke about Millzy‘s Property Of Potentness 2 mixtape, starting to produce beats himself, how he likes to get high, and more. Jae‘s Young Money label-mate T-Streets also makes an appearance in the clip above!