Nicki Minaj’s new album, Queen, dropped on Friday and one of its stand-out songs is called “Barbie Dreams.” On the track, Minaj raps about various male entertainers, among them Drake, Young Thug, Desiigner, DJ Khaled, and more. Notoriously absent from the list is … Stephen Colbert, who brought that to Minaj’s attention this … More »
A couple of weeks ago, before the release of her new album Queen, Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to publicly ask Tracy Chapman to clear a sample. “So there’s a record on #Queen that features 1of the greatest rappers of all time,” she wrote in the since-deleted tweets. “Had no clue … More »
The release date for Nicki Minaj’s new album Queen has been a little shaky, but now it looks like things are on course. After pushing back the release date for a second time, Minaj had plans to debut the album tonight as part of her “Queen Radio” show on Apple Music’s Beats 1. More »
Believe it or not, the equivalent of a full presidential term has passed since Iggy Azalea ruled summer 2014. Back then, it was hard to go about daily life without encountering this young blonde white woman from Australia rapping in an affected Southern drawl. Her pop-rap hits were everywhere — and whenever you weren’t hearing … More »
At 2018’s Tomorrowland, Anna Lunoe sat down with Steve Aoki on Beats 1 to talk pizza, plans for the upcoming album, and more. During the interview, Aoki reveals that there’s going to be some “out-of-the-box collabs” on Neon Future III, which is set for a September 2018 release. He mentions Blink-182 and Nicki Minaj, explaining that “Twitter is still used” when trying to get through to artists of that caliber.
It’s common knowledge that Aoki’s keen on experimenting with “out-of-the-box” artists/genres, as he’s worked with everyone from Fall Out Boy to Lil Yachty and more recently, Daddy Yankee. He’s also been hanging out in the studio with Colombian Reggaeton singer Maluma, so the possibilities feel quite endless at the moment.
Check out the full interview on Apple Music to hear more.
After telling fans that she ran into some last-minute sampling clearance issues, Nicki Minaj has decided to push back her highly anticipated album once again. Queen is now slated to release on 8/17. Minaj officially delivered the breaking news with a note to fans coinciding with her Apple Music Essentials playlist takeover: My darlings!!! I … More »
For months, Nicki Minaj has been hyping up the impending release of her new album Queen. She’s already released singles like “Chun-Li” and “Bed,” and she’s made videos and awards-show appearances. She’s got a tour with Future coming up. She’s already had to push back the album’s release once, and now it’s … More »