Nicki Minaj Can't Be All Things to All People, Let Alone Herself

Nicki Minaj is by no stretch of the imagination a simple being. She is at once taunting the patriarchy and adhering to its rules; spouting boss lyrics and apologizing for follower moves; boasting sexual independence and releasing a track where her two "friends" talk about how much they'd like to sleep with her as if… » 11/19/14 11:50am Wednesday 11:50am

Nicki Minaj's 'Only' Video Shots Look Like a Style Regression

Nicki Minaj has Instagrammed the making-of her "Only" video with Drake and Lil Wayne and frankly, we're worried: that bodystocking and 8-inch stripper heels are an undeniable style regression. (Not unlike the song.) But we had become so enamored of her minimalist, lux look! Nu Minaj, come back! Look at this lovely… » 11/18/14 4:50pm 11/18/14 4:50pm

Nicki Minaj Responds to 'Nazi' Imagery Video Uproar

[UPDATED] Last week, Nicki Minaj released the lyric video "Only," her new single featuring Drake, Wayne, and Chris Brown. The song itself is a mediocre entree into her catalogue that allows Drake and Weezy to discuss how no, Minaj didn't bone them on her way up but also to fantasize that If She Did It, though... (No… » 11/11/14 10:30am 11/11/14 10:30am

​Nicki Minaj's Lyric Video for "Only" Does Look Pretty Nazi-ish


First and foremost, fuck lyric videos. They're useless, and they only serve to really drive home just how dumb some of the lyrics in songs today are. That, and they're a cheap marketing ploy and should simply be left to enthusiastic, possibly professional YouTubers who make their own lyric videos for songs set to… » 11/08/14 4:17pm 11/08/14 4:17pm

Yes, The New Beyoncé Album is Real

This week, Twitter tried to spoil the Beyhive's early holiday gift by posting an alleged tracklist for Beyoncé Platinum, featuring everything we loved from last year's surprise self-titled album, plus another disc of brand-new songs. (Including a very intriguing "Cherry" f. Rihanna: could it be that rumored "Blow"… » 11/04/14 9:50am 11/04/14 9:50am

Beyoncé MIGHT Have a New Surprise Album On the Way

Beyoncé may have planned to surprise you with another album and Twitter ruined it. Maybe. In these heady days of Internet photoshop trickery and confusion—Are Kylie Jenner's lips real? Is there actually a three-breasted woman?—social media could be playing the sweetest, most melodious of tricks on us with a new,… » 11/03/14 12:30pm 11/03/14 12:30pm