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Tink Speaks On How Nicki Minaj Inspired Her To Start Rapping

May 7, 2015 by Danny M

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Tink Speaks On How Nicki Minaj Inspired Her To Start Rapping

Tink recently chopped it up with NYMag for an interview and one of the subjects that they talked about was how Nicki Minaj inspired her to start rapping.

The Chicago artist explained that the Young Money Barbie has been the only female rapper in the music industry for a long time that has had any buzz and been able to put out mixtapes.

Carrying on, Tink also mentioned that Nicki was also holding her own on songs with dudes, which meant that both males and females were playing her music. You can read what she said below!

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Shanell Talks Understanding Young Thug’s Lyrics, Her Ideal Man, Detroit & More [Video]

February 20, 2015 by Danny M

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Shanell Talks Understanding Young Thug Lyrics, Her Ideal Man, Detroit & More

On February 7th, Shanell sat down with Stewe and MadamLex from Control Detroit at Collective Studios in Detroit, Michigan for an interview, which you can check out below.

During their conversation, SnL spoke on her upcoming collaboration project with producer Zaytoven, if she understands Young Thug‘s lyrics, why her debut album has not yet been released, where her biggest inspiration to create songs comes from, how she came up with the title “Nobody’s Bitch”, her ideal man, the city Detroit, and more.

Shanell also confirmed that Bankroll Fresh, Young Thug, and T-Pain will all be featured on her forthcoming project with Zaytoven that is due to drop next month in March.

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Nicki Minaj Takes Part In A Rap Cypher On “Inside The NBA” [Video]

December 20, 2014 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj Takes Part In A Rap Cypher On Inside The NBA

On Thursday, Nicki Minaj joined Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith, and Grant Hill on episode 8 of “Inside The NBA” to promote her The Pinkprint album.

During her appearance, the Barbie chatted about her creative process, what inspires her with music, “The Pinkprint Tour“, and takes part in a hilarious rap cypher with the guys.

You can check it all out in the video below!

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Chanel West Coast Discusses Meeting Lil Wayne, Haters, Gwen Stefani, 2Pac & More

September 14, 2014 by Danny M

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Chanel West Coast Discusses Meeting Lil Wayne, Haters, Gwen Stefani, 2Pac & More

Last month, Chanel West Coast sat down with INDIEPOWER for a one on one interview that lasted 18-minutes, which you can watch after the jump below.

Chanel chats about growing up loving music, how she was inspired by Gwen Stefani and 2Pac, first meeting Lil Wayne, what it’s like being on Young Money, how she met up with Rob Dyrdek, her forthcoming debut studio album, haters, performing with Shwayze, and shares advice for anyone looking to get into the music industry!

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Nicki Minaj Talks To Glamour About Her New “Minajesty” Perfume, Makeup, Beauty Products & More

July 8, 2014 by Danny M

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Nicki Minaj Talks To Glamour About Her New Minajesty Perfume, Makeup, Beauty Products & More

Glamour recently chopped it up with Nicki Minaj for an interview to promote her upcoming “Minajesty: Exotic Edition” fragrance, which will launch on HSN this Friday (July 11th).

The YM Barbie talked about where she gets her inspiration from for her different looks, makeup, what beauty tip she has learned from her makeup artist, which product she carries around with her when she travels, her favorite beauty treatment, who she would be if she could be anyone for a day, her new perfume, and more.

You can read the interview after the jump below!

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Mayor Annise Parker Makes June 10th “Drake Day” In Houston, Drake Attends Baseball Game At Minute Maid Park

June 13, 2014 by Danny M

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Mayor Annise Parker Makes June 10th Drake Day In Houston, Drake Attends Baseball Game At Minute Maid Park

Drake kicked off his “Houston Appreciation Weekend” yesterday by attending the Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game at the Minute Maid Park in Downtown Houston, Texas.

Before leaving the game, Drake spoke on his love for Houston, who his role models were growing up, who inspired him, and more. He also talked about meeting Lil Wayne in Houston who told him that he was interested in his music and signing him to Young Money, as well as being inspired by watching him work and listening to Tha Carter III before it was released.

In related news, the Mayor of Houston, Annise Danette Parker, handed Drizzy a certificate before the game yesterday that declares June 10th as “Drake Day” in Houston. You can view a photo of the certificate above.

For today’s events on “Houston Appreciation Weekend”, Drizzy Drake will be performing live at Warehouse Live for a concert and also attending an after-party with Weezy F Baby at The Gatsby nightclub!

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Behind The Scenes & Interview From Shanell’s Cover Shoot With Twenty7 Magazine [Video]

March 25, 2014 by Danny M

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Above, you can watch some behind the scenes footage from Shanell‘s cover shoot with Twenty7 magazine.

While getting her makeup done, SnL also spoke on what inspires her, the last time she cried, what made her want to get into the music industry, one misconception that people have about her, fame or fortune, and love or career.

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