Nicki Minaj

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 10-14-22 – 10-20-22

By Iman Lababedi | October 25, 2022

move out of the way

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 9-30-22 – 10-6-22

By Iman Lababedi | October 18, 2022

Lacy remains at # 1…

Too Many Songs Are Released Daily But Hits Are Missing

By Alyson Camus | October 15, 2022

over 100,000 songs are uploaded daily to Spotify

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 9-30-22 – 10-6-22

By Iman Lababedi | October 11, 2022

I expect Sam and Kim to take over the top spot next week…

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 9-23-22 – 9-29-22

By Iman Lababedi | October 4, 2022

at the top of the singles charts and at the top of the movie box office

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 9-16-22 – 9-22-22

By Iman Lababedi | September 27, 2022

at the top of the singles charts and at the top of the movie box office

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 9-9-22 – 9-15-22

By Iman Lababedi | September 20, 2022

tied for Fourth-Longest No. 1 Hot 100 Run

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 9-2-22 – 9-8-22

By Iman Lababedi | September 13, 2022

Harry’s 13th week in the penthouse

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 8-26-22 – 9-1-22

By Iman Lababedi | September 7, 2022

not unpleasant

US Top Ten Singles Tracking 8-19-22 – 8-25-22

By Iman Lababedi | August 30, 2022

returning to # 1 for the FIFTH time…

UK Top 10 Singles 8-26-22 – 9-1-22

By Iman Lababedi | August 27, 2022

not afraid to be overjoyed…

US Top Ten Albums Tracking 8-19-22 – 8-25-22

By Iman Lababedi | August 23, 2022

her first solo number one hit ever!!

US Top 10 Singles Tracking 2-4-22 – 2-10-22

By Iman Lababedi | February 15, 2022

still talking about Bruno

Nicki Minaj, Met Gala, COVID-Vaccine Doubt And STDs

By Alyson Camus | September 14, 2021

‘his friend got it & became impotent’

The Earliest Bird: Top New Recorded Release 5-14-21 – 5-20-21, Nicki Minaj’s “Beam Me Up, Scotty” Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 14, 2021

I just single-handedly annihilated you know every rap bitch in da building

Songwriters Wrote An Open Letter Asking For More Fairness

By Alyson Camus | April 2, 2021

‘The most successful songwriters in the world can’t pay their rent’

Before Watching Sunday’s Ceremony, Remember: The Grammys Are Rigged

By Alyson Camus | March 13, 2021

‘Unless you shake hands and send gifts’

Is Ivanka Listening To Music? Do We Even Care?

By Alyson Camus | November 11, 2020

she had a punk phase in the ‘90s

The Other 1%, How Music Streaming Mirrors Our Very Unequal Society

By Alyson Camus | September 12, 2020

approximately 1% have received 90 percent of listeners’ plays

Album Bundles And Billboard’s New Rules

By Alyson Camus | August 31, 2020

It is Billboard’s belief that the resulting charts will more accurately reflect consumer choice

Azealia Banks Attacks Nicki Minaj On Instagram Among Other Social Media Battles

By Alyson Camus | May 28, 2020

‘Dave Chappelle can fuck me again’

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Of August 18th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | August 14, 2018

state of the art, 2018, pop

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending August 10th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | August 7, 2018

vastly prefer 6ix9ine

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending August 3rd, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | August 1, 2018

I knew Nicki was into gals

Going Steady: New Singles Reviewed 6-15-18 – 6-21-18

By Iman Lababedi | June 19, 2018

Completely addictive piece of extended cynicism

US Top 10 Singles For The Week Ending April 19th, 2018

By Iman Lababedi | April 25, 2018

Nicki: Take Comfort

Going Steady: New Singles reviewed 4-13-18 – 4-19-18

By Iman Lababedi | April 18, 2018

a full beam slam down

The Early Bird: Top New Releases Reviewed 4-13-18 0 4-19-18

By Iman Lababedi | April 13, 2018

She’s back…

Going Steady: New Singles Reviewed 12-2-16 – 12-8-16

By Iman Lababedi | December 5, 2016

Nicki will be back in 2017

Not With The Band: What Is Really News?

By Alyson Camus | December 14, 2015

There are so many outlets, so many blogs, websites, magazines which need the attention in an over-saturated market, that necessarily anything, yes about anything, passes for news

Nicki Minaj Performs A Secret Show In LA, Bails Out Her Brother A Few Days Later

By Alyson Camus | December 7, 2015

The secret was kept till the end, or may be it was not a secret anymore for certain well-connected people, but it was simply impossible to get a ticket.

Some Gossip For Y’All

By Iman Lababedi | August 19, 2015

Nicki Minaj: Fans (???!!!!) are taking pictures of themselves doing dirty things with her waxwork. Angel Haze said this: “Wow, they finally give nicki minaj a wax figure and it’s a statue of her bent over on all fours…… White people yo….” Word.

Why Celebs Should Stop Apologizing

By Alyson Camus | July 24, 2015

But Taylor Swift has now apologized to Minaj, tweeting ‘I thought I was being called out. I missed the point, I misunderstood, then misspoke. I’m sorry, Nicki.’ Sorry for what? Wasn’t Minaj the attacker in the story?

Nicki Minaj And Taylor Swift Fight On Twitter, And Now Katy Perry Has Joined!

By Alyson Camus | July 23, 2015

‘When the ‘other’ girls drop a video that breaks records and impacts culture they get that nomination,’ tweeted Minaj. ‘If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated for vid of the year.’

The Loudness War Is Winning

By Alyson Camus | June 24, 2015

As a result of the so-called loudness wars, mainstream pop releases are being pushed onto CD and into mp3 files at such high levels they’re technically much ‘hotter’ than some of the loudest acts in history, in an attempt to make them stand out from the competition

Nicki Minja Blocked Twitter Fans Complaining About Tidal

By Alyson Camus | May 25, 2015

The woulda’s and coulda’s all day are going bye bye,’… she deleted the tweet afterward of course. The blocked fans couldn’t believe it and tweeted ‘i can’t believe the person i idolize has blocked me. after me paying vip for the pinkprint tour and everything. Nicki Minaj blocked me… because i told her i can’t afford tidal and i asked her to put the videos on Vevo.’

Jay Z Launches Tidal, His New Streaming Service

By Alyson Camus | April 1, 2015

Jay Z recently purchased the streaming service for some $56 million and he wants to make it as a competitor to Spotify, or Rdio. Alicia called it the ‘beginning of a whole new era’,… but for whom exactly? A new era for Jay Z and Madonna to make even more money? What’s new exactly? A new sound? a better listening experience?

10 Songs: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | December 23, 2014

The Crying Game – Nicki Minaj – I get it, I get it, Nicki has a soul, she feels, she hurts, she abuses in the relationship but she is trying really she is trying… A good song no doubt. But it is like Alfafa doing a stripogram, off center somehow. Still such a good song – B+

Ariel Pink Reviews The Top Five Pop Songs

By Alyson Camus | November 20, 2014

The sleazy misogynist character wants to marry Swift and is in love with Grande, but does he really think anything of all this or is it just a series of bon mots? Does he really like Taylor Swift, or should I read again

Nicki Minaj Has A Pro-Nazi New Video? What Was She Thinking?

By Alyson Camus | November 11, 2014

Minaj in the role of Hitler sitting on a throne in front of armies of soldiers wearing armbands with a logo very similar to the infamous swastika, and according to Consequence of Sound, ‘Brown [Chris] is represented as a military general, Wayne [Lil] as a head of business, and Drake as a Pope,’ Pope Pius XII, who eventually refused to take position when facing the horrors done by the Nazis

Porn Site Pornhub Is Launching A Music Label And I Am Not Even Surprised

By Alyson Camus | September 27, 2014

‘A&R is a work in progress’, added Blake, clarifying that the winning anthem’s artist will not necessarily be signed to the label, ‘Right now it’s all about forming relationships and understanding how this all works. We’re focused on distributing through the platform and digital sales’

Nicki Minaj Delays Single Release, Becomes Sex Symbol

By Iman Lababedi | July 30, 2014

And wait, there is a delay: “My darlingz, I’ve pushed the release of Anaconda to next week, Monday 8/4. I promise you will understand why before the week is out. Loveeeeeeee uuuuuu”.

10 Songs: Sunday, June 15th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | June 15, 2014

Toreador Song – Christopher Lee – Electric guitar riffs to introduce the Bizet thunder and lightning with Lee’s harsh, unprettified singing interrupted guitar solos, the main question being, why bother? At 91, Lee may very well be immortal – C

Nicki Minaj And Malcolm X: Consider The Possibilities

By Iman Lababedi | February 15, 2014

Nicki Minaj causing controversy? No not from her music, which is, well, pretty much past that coupla weeks of prime we’ve heard of already, but something to do with Malcolm X and it begs an answer to the musical question: who can we not offend it 2014?