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TIDAL Announces Charity Concert Featuring Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Blood Orange, and More

On October 15, TIDAL will bring the stars out once again at Brooklyn's Barclays Center for the TIDAL X: 1015 concert. This year's iteration will…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2016

‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown Raps Nicki Minaj’s ‘Monster’ Verse

No easier way for a celebrity to earn some extra cred than being able to rap Nicki Minaj's verse on "Monster." — it worked for…
Brian Josephs / September 1, 2016

DJ Khaled’s ‘Do You Mind’ Superteam Includes Jeremih, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, August Alsina, and Future

DJ Khaled — the man so legendary that his first name is his last, and his last name is his first — is finally dropping Major…
Brian Josephs / July 28, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

DJ Mustard Snags Nicki Minaj and Jeremih for TIDAL Exclusive, ‘Don’t Hurt Me’

The exclusivity war between digital streaming service providers wages on this evening with DJ Mustard's new TIDAL exclusive "Don't Hurt Me," a track that features Nicki…
Brennan Carley / June 15, 2016

President Obama Met With Nicki Minaj, Chance the Rapper, Common, and More to Talk ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

President Barack Obama met with a number of prominent musicians yesterday to discuss an initiative called "My Brother's Keeper." According to ABC News, the initiative…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

Ariana Grande Premieres New Song and Performs ‘Get On Your Knees’ Live With Nicki Minaj

Ariana Grande's concert yesterday at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena saw two first-ever performances. The Dangerous Woman premiered a soulful, brand-new song featuring Macy Gray supposedly titled "Leave Me…
James Grebey / April 8, 2016

Nicki Minaj Steals the Spotlight in Bebe Rexha’s ‘No Broken Hearts’ Video

"Hey Mama" singer and the only good part of G-Eazy's weirdly successful single "Me, Myself & I" Bebe Rexha just released a color-splashed new music…
Brennan Carley / April 7, 2016

Hear Nicki Minaj’s Guest Verse on Bebe Rexha’s ‘No Broken Hearts’

Club pop not-quite-star Bebe Rexha is back today with a new single, "No Broken Hearts," featuring a guest appearance by Nicki Minaj. The Pinkprint rapper's verse is surely the highlight of…
Anna Gaca / March 16, 2016

Selena Gomez Lip-Syncs to Nicki Minaj’s Verses on Drake’s ‘Up All Night’

Selena Gomez has many talents, and now it looks like lip-sync-rapping may be another one of them. Billboard points out that the singer shared on Snapchat…
Harley Brown / March 12, 2016

Nicki Minaj Just Dropped a Remix of Yo Gotti’s ‘Down in the DM’ That References Her Miley Feud

She teased it on Instagram last night and now it's here: Nicki Minaj has just released a remix of Yo Gotti's lurking club-anthem "Down in…
Brennan Carley / February 4, 2016

Adele Unleashes Inner ‘Monster’ in ‘Corden’ Carpool Karaoke

Update: Nicki Minaj has responded to Adele slaying her verse on Kanye Wests' "Monster." Adele is mad ratchet. I can't take her😂 #UK #WutsGood…
Andrew Unterberger / January 14, 2016

Nicki Minaj Makes a Random Appearance on a New German Club Track

Update: As suspected, Nicki's verse was lifted directly from a 2010 Gucci Mane track, "Sex in Crazy Places." We've reached out to Bernasconi for comment and…
Brennan Carley / December 30, 2015

Nicki Minaj’s TV Show Will Guest Star Whoopi Goldberg and Is Called… ‘Nicki’

Back in September, SPIN reported that ABC Family is working on a new TV comedy about Nicki Minaj. Well today the iconic "Anaconda" musician shared a bevy of…
James Grebey / December 18, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

Nicki Minaj’s Brother Arrested for Allegedly Raping a Child

Nicki Minaj's 37-year-old brother, Jelani Maraj, has reportedly been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a minor. According to Newsday, Maraj — a Long…
SPIN Staff / December 4, 2015

Download Fabolous’ New Mixtape, ‘Summertime Shootout’

New York rap staple Fabolous has just dropped his long-awaited new tape, Summertime Shootout, as a free download. With guests that include Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz, Rich…
Brennan Carley / November 26, 2015

American Music Awards 2015 Winners: Nicki Minaj, the Weeknd, One Direction, and More

Well, the 2015 American Music Awards are behind us, and a handful of big names came away with trophies: Nicki Minaj cleaned up this year…
Rachel Brodsky / November 22, 2015

Nicki Minaj’s Rendition of Maya Angelou’s ‘Still I Rise’ Will Stop You In Your Tracks

As Pigeons and Planes points out, Nicki Minaj delivered a show-stopping rendition of Maya Angelou's classic, essential "Still I Rise" as part of A&E's Shining A Light:…
Brennan Carley / November 19, 2015

The 5 Biggest Surprises From Last Night’s Massive Tidal X: 1020 Show

Last night's Tidal X: 1020 concert at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, thrown to celebrate the streaming service reaching a million users, felt like an uneven offering until (and…
Brennan Carley / October 21, 2015
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