Nicki Minaj Hates These Songs From Her Catalog

by Jeremy Spirogis
Nicki Minaj at Billboard Women In Music event

With killer album gross sales spanning ten years and a fan base of devoted day ones, Nicki Minaj has a lot to have a good time by way of success. She’s one of the crucial common rappers in hip-hop, and not too long ago made historical past with songs topping a number of Billboard charts at one time: gospel, reggae, Latin, R&B/hip hop, and dance. But simply because Minaj is a hitmaker doesn’t imply she’s with out regrets.

Nicki Minaj at Billboard Women In Music event
Nicki Minaj at Billboard Women In Music occasion | Rich Fury/Getty Images for Billboard

Nicki Minaj isn’t a fan of a few of her hits.

Artists will be their very own harshest critics, and Minaj isn’t any exception. During a current look on the Pollstar Live convention together with her supervisor Irving Azoff, she participated in a Q&A. In an upbeat tone, the rapper shared that there have been songs in her discography she wished she by no means recorded.

The first one she named was “Anaconda” whereas laughing and saying, “I liked the video but ugh! My first ever solo song on Billboard was ‘Your Love’… To this day I like the video but I hate the song. I could go on and on.”

She went on to say she hates “Starships” and requested herself, “Starships
are supposed to fly? Yo, why did I try this?” Minaj and the group erupted in
laughter after she admitted that, and she or he added she actually questions it each
time she hears the track. All three of these songs went platinum.

What’s up with the subsequent album?

Minaj’s supervisor did tease that she’ll be dropping new music both late Thursday evening or on Friday, saying “We’re going to leak the single later tonight or tomorrow (Friday) – it’s a setup track, not a single. But it’s new music.”

It’s been two years since her final studio album, Queen, was launched, which spawned the hits “Chun-Li,” “Barbie Dreams,” and “Good Form.” “Megatron,” launched in June 2019, was the most recent standalone single to return from Minaj.

Recently, followers caught a sneak peek of her new track, “Yikes” through
a video filmed at a membership. One line from the track about Rosa Parks is sparking controversy
proper now, however it’s unclear if that’s the observe Minaj plans to launch this
week.

According to Pollstar, Minaj’s new undertaking will ultimately morph into touring, with the rapper stating, “I love my fans. There’s a different level of energy being in a room with my true fans. They don’t get to see us a lot. You really see how people appreciate artists. So yes, I’m excited about going back on the road.”

Minaj was additionally very reflective in the course of the convention  

As a part of her look in the course of the keynote talking engagement, Minaj spoke about her upbringing, her marriage, her progress within the business, and Kobe Bryant. She provided some phrases of encouragement for up-and-comers within the music business about not getting sucked into social media or feuds:

“I might give recommendation to folks
arising, particularly girls, to simply attempt your greatest to let the small stuff go. I
was reflecting and looking out on the issues I ought to have let go. Learn to place out
my music and shut my mouth.”

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According to Minaj, followers can count on
a recent episode of Queen Radio within the subsequent day or so too.  

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