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Nicki Minaj attributes more natural, toned down look to confidence

If you’ve been keeping up with Nicki Minaj, then you’ll notice the rapper has dropped her colorful and oddball style for a more natural and sophisticated look. Why? Because she’s more comfortable in her skin.

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Endangered: Save the Female Rappers

Just to make it clear, I don’t care for the term female rap. Hip hop is hip hop. Good music is good music. However, FEMALE rap has taken an interesting turn and in some positive aspects it remains to dominate the mainstream charts and still maintain presence. The downside is that it’s pretty much done […]

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Nicki Minaj takes shot at Malcolm X’s daughter on new song

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Earlier this year, Nicki Minaj came under fire for using an iconic image of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X on her song cover. Minaj borrowed an image of X peeping out of a window with a semi-automatic weapon that was captured approximately a year before his death. The cover’s release for the song title, […]

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Malcolm X’s family responds to Nicki Minaj’s use of his image for new single

Last week musician Nicki Minaj came under fire for the use of an image of iconic civil rights leader Malcolm X to promote her new single. Minaj has since apologized for the act, but some members of X’s estate still aren’t pleased. 

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Nicki Minaj apologizes for depiction of Malcolm X in cover art for single

Yesterday musician Nicki Minaj found herself in the middle of controversy over her choice of photo to promote her single. The artwork for Minaj’s song, “Lookin’ Ass Ni**a” is a reproduction of the iconic photograph of Malcolm X, rifle in hand, looking out of the window of his Queens home, with the song’s title on the left side of […]

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Nicki Minaj’s new song cover for ‘Lookin’ Ass Ni**a’ features Malcolm X, offends most

Nicki Minaj has released a new single, but the music is being overshadowed by its package. The artwork for Minaj’s song, “Lookin’ Ass Ni**a” is a reproduction of the iconic photograph of Malcolm X, rifle in hand, looking out of the window of his Queens home, with the song’s title on the left side of […]

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Summer M.’s Finals Week

For many, today marks the beginnings of finals week, a slew of tests given at the end of the semester wherein students attempt to coherently regurgitate everything they learned last night while cramming. In this tradition, I’d like to assign several essay questions to a few folks who have some explaining to do. You know […]

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Nicki Minaj: ‘I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney/ You lazy b**ches is f***ing up the economy…’

Nicki Minaj is featured on a cover of G.O.O.D. Music’s “Mercy,” off Lil Wayne’s latest mixtape “Dedication 4.” Her most provocative moment: “I’m a Republican voting for Mitt Romney/ You lazy bitches is fucking up the economy…” But is she serious?

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NEW MUSIC: Nicki Minaj ‘Starships’

After delivering a jaw-dropping (and wtf-inducing) Grammy performance last Sunday, Nicki Minaj aims for radio ubiquity with her new single. Check out her new track “Starships” be

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Nicki Minaj’s ‘Stupid Hoe’ Video BANNED By BET

BET has officially banned Nicki Minaj’s new music video “Stupid Hoe” from the airwaves. Watch it for yourself at BlackYouthProject.com. Does it really deserve to be banned?

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