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Nicki Minaj Covers Billboard Magazine Issue #38, Talks Politics, A New Mixtape & More

December 11, 2015 by Danny M


Nicki Minaj Covers Billboard Magazine Issue 38, Talks Politics, A New Mixtape & More

The Young Money Barbie graces the front cover of Billboard magazine’s volume 127 issue 38, which is also their special No. 1’s 2015 year in music cover.

For her cover story, Nicki Minaj spoke on what validation means the most to her, if she considers herself a New York rapper, her upcoming sitcom on ABC Family about her childhood, acting, watching Investigation Discovery all day, “Empire”, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump.

Nicki also discussed reciting the Maya Angelou poem “Still I Rise” at an event recently, getting advice from Jay Z and Beyonce about moving to Los Angeles and being in a high-profile celebrity relationship, if her and Meek Mill are engaged, why she will be releasing a new mixtape, and plenty more.

Click here to order the latest issue of Billboard magazine for $14.99 that will be released on December 19th!


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Nicki Minaj Reads Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise” Poem During “Shining A Light” Concert [Video]

November 20, 2015 by Danny M


Nicki Minaj Reads Maya Angelou Still I Rise Poem During Shining A Light Concert

During the “Shining A Light: A Concert For Progress On Race In America” show, Nicki Minaj read Maya Angelou‘s “Still I Rise” poem while on stage at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

The full event was taped on November 18th and will be airing later today (November 20th) on iHeartMedia radio stations, the AOL official website, and various TV channels including: A&E, FYI, H2, History, Lifetime, and LMN.

You can read more information about the “Shining A Light” concert here and also watch the Young Money Barbie reading the “Still I Rise” poem in a video after the jump below!


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