Posts tagged "nicki minaj"

Quizzing Action Bronson About Other Musicians From Queens

Action Bronson is hardly the first great rapper to hail from Queens, but it's admittedly been a while since the heydays of Run-D.M.C., LL Cool…
By: Dan Weiss / March 30, 2015

Watch Madonna, Daft Punk, Jack White, Kanye West, and More Convene for Jay Z’s Tidal

We know Jay Z's new streaming service Tidal is coming later today (along with a super-secret press conference featuring the Roc Natio…
By: Brennan Carley / March 30, 2015

Rae Sremmurd, Nicki Minaj, and Young Thug Make It Rain In Their ‘Throw Sum Mo’ Video

Rae Sremmurd are still riding high off the release of January's spastic SremmLife, and today they've shared a video for "Throw Sum Mo,"…
By: Colin Joyce / March 15, 2015

The Taylor Swift Bump: Who’s Gotten a Helping Hand From Pop’s Biggest Name?

Earlier this month, Taylor Swift tweeted her approval for a little-known artist named Børns, and her fans responded by flooding the singer's SoundCloud,…
By: Brennan Carley / January 30, 2015

Gwyneth Paltrow and Jimmy Fallon Rap Nicki Minaj and Big Sean Hits on ‘Tonight Show’

On last night's episode of the Tonight Show, host Jimmy Fallon joined his famous pal Gwyneth Paltrow in the silliest of exercises as the pair…
By: Brennan Carley / January 15, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2014

Music videos took a bonkers turn in 2014: "Weird Al" Yankovic reveled in all things tasteless, Pee-Wee Herman played a loony race-car driver, butts hit peak ubiquity,…
By: SPIN Staff / December 30, 2014

Nicki Minaj Brings the Melodrama in Recently Uncovered High School Acting Footage

Years before her time atop the charts as rap's reigning queen, Nicki Minaj was — like many of us — a high school…
By: Brennan Carley / December 29, 2014

The 50 Best Samples, Covers and References of 2014

We've spent a good deal of time at SPIN this last December listing our favorites of 2014; the songs, albums, and other…
By: SPIN Staff / December 26, 2014

The 25 Most Memorable Quotes of 2014

Stuff celebrities say typically falls in a spectrum ranging from "YES" to "WTF." This year was no exception: Lana Del Rey (sort of) wished for…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2014

Watch Nicki Minaj’s Music Video Melodrama ‘The Pinkprint Movie’

A week after the release of her startlingly bare new record The Pinkprint, after teasing it on Twitter earlier in the day, Nicki…
By: Colin Joyce / December 20, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: D’Angelo Returns, Charli XCX Crashes the Party, and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Once again, the SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From funk-filled R&B to…
By: SPIN Staff / December 17, 2014

Nicki Minaj Shows Jimmy Fallon Her ‘Bed of Lies’

Last night, Nicki Minaj dropped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote her new album, The Pinkprint, with a performance of the…
By: Brennan Carley / December 17, 2014

Review: Nicki Minaj Gets Uncomfortably Personal on ‘The Pinkprint’

Earlier this fall, Nicki Minaj announced that she'd need to push back the release date of her third studio album, The Pinkprint, by two weeks. Though…
By: Brennan Carley / December 16, 2014

Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Drake, Chris Brown Run a Bondage Brothel in ‘Only’ Video

Nicki Minaj has dropped the music video for "Only," and it's, well, aggressive. Following her controversial lyric video of the same…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 12, 2014

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Feelin’ Myself’ Featuring Beyonce Has Leaked

Just a few days out from Nicki Minaj's Pinkprint's arrival (and a few after the rapper did a decent Beyoncé parody on Saturday…
By: Rachel Brodsky / December 11, 2014

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Drop Lyrical Bombs on ‘Big Daddy’

One week before the release of her third full-length album, The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj dropped by a Philadelphia radio station to premiere a new…
By: Brennan Carley / December 10, 2014

Rae Sremmurd Want Nicki Minaj and Young Thug to ‘Throw Sum Mo’

A week after their late night debut on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Rae Sremmurd have teased their upcoming debut album with a…
By: Brennan Carley / December 9, 2014

The 101 Best Songs of 2014

It's been as wide-open a race for our favorite songs of the year as any 12-month period we can remember; without one specific artist or…
By: SPIN Staff / December 8, 2014

Nicki Minaj Returns to ‘SNL’ With ‘Pinkprint’ Songs and a Beyonce Impression

Because her new LP The Pinkprint is set to hit stores in just a couple of weeks, Nicki Minaj swung back by…
By: Colin Joyce / December 7, 2014

Nicki Minaj Lets ‘All Things Go’ on Intimate New Track

On her new track "All Things Go," Nicki Minaj opens up lyrically more than ever before, touching on past issues like family strife, the…
By: Brennan Carley / December 3, 2014
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