History YMMV / NickiMinaj

1st Jul '17 7:34:52 PM lilithmercy
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* FandomRivalry: With Miley Cyrus after the "What's good?" incident. A good demo of the split is that Nicki's fans call it an Awesome Moment, Miley's fans call Nicki out for not letting Miley respond and for purtting twitter beef on blast on live TV, and fans of both or neither just call the whole thing blown out of proportion.
21st Jun '17 10:52:48 PM orenzi
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* BestKnownForTheFanservice: A lot of detractors attribute her success to her [[MsFanservice frequently-exploited sex appeal]] rather than her talent. Nicki herself seems to feel this way about her early career:
-->"[Before ''Beam Me Up Scotty''] I was OK, but I wasn't focusing on the music. I was doing pictures and stuff like that, so people [[DistractedByTheSexy knew me more for pictures than my music]]."



* GrowingTheBeard: With her third album, The Pinkprint. It features more rapping, fewer pure pop songs and a more introspective tone than her previous albums.

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* GrowingTheBeard: GrowingTheBeard:
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With her third album, The Pinkprint. ''The Pinkprint''. It features more rapping, fewer pure pop songs and a more introspective tone than her previous albums.albums, and has received the best critical reception of her studio albums so far.
** Among her mixtapes, Nicki herself considers ''Beam Me Up Scotty'' to be this:
--->"[...] with the ''Beam Me Up Scotty'' mixtape, they have to take me seriously as an artist. So, I would say maybe a year ago, I started sharpening my skills."
* HarsherInHindsight: "Up in Flames" has the line "Imma violate y'all asses like Chris Stokes" which is a reference to the director and manager [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Stokes_(director) Chris Stokes]] who was accused of molestation in 2007. This already puts it in DudeNotFunny territory, but it's especially harsh after Nicki's brother [[http://www.bet.com/celebrities/news/2017/03/10/nicki-minaj.html was accused of repeatedly molesting and raping a 12 year-old girl]] in 2015.
* HilariousInHindsight: After Nicki's [[TakeThat diss-laden verse]] on Gucci Mane's "Make Love" sparked an [[TakeThatTitForTat ongoing feud]] with RemyMa, it's ironic that Gucci's own verse has this line:
-->I look down at the beef, that shit childish to me
24th May '17 8:38:11 AM AlternativeCola
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** As of 2014 averted, she has taken on a more natural look as her previous weird style has gone out of fashion (displayed by most artists abandoning said fashion, and the few who continue to use it, such as Gaga, having diminished sales).

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** As of 2014 averted, she has taken on a more natural look as her previous weird style has gone out of fashion (displayed by most artists abandoning said fashion, and the few who continue to use it, such as Gaga, having diminished sales).
sales, this would result in Music/LadyGaga phasing out that said fashion in 2016 after experiencing diminishing sales of ''Artpop'', which cemented her CareerResurrection in music, which slowly began with her Golden Globe-winning role in ''Series/AmericanHorrorStory'').
20th Apr '17 3:40:15 AM MrCandle
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** The Nazi imagery in the "Only" lyric video. Several people criticized it, feeling it was a tasteless both in its appropriation of nazi imagery and it's release on the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht (a remembrance of a particularly brutal Nazi push against Jews). Minaj apologized for the questionable imagery, but the video's producer, Jeff Osborne, defended it. He stated that nazi imagery is a perfectly valid [[PuttingOnTheReich trope]] that's everywhere in popular culture, and to single them out specifically was hypocritical. A third group wondered what exactly a song about Nicki Minaj's sex life has to do with the Third Reich.

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** The Nazi imagery in the "Only" lyric video. Several people criticized it, feeling it was a tasteless both in its appropriation of nazi imagery and it's its release on the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht (a remembrance of a particularly brutal Nazi push against Jews). Minaj apologized for the questionable imagery, but the video's producer, Jeff Osborne, defended it. He stated that nazi imagery is a perfectly valid [[PuttingOnTheReich trope]] that's everywhere in popular culture, and to single them out specifically was hypocritical. A third group wondered what exactly a song about Nicki Minaj's sex life has to do with the Third Reich.
23rd Mar '17 7:11:07 PM Scraggle
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** ZigZagged. Nicki's extreme usage of Nazi imagery and decision to compare herself [[CompleteMonster to Hitler]] in her *Only* lyric video has also proven unsurprising hard to live down amongst those aware of it (though media was happy to kind of let the whole thing blow over without a word, meaning that a lot of people who likely would have taken this stance don't actually know about it)

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** ZigZagged. Nicki's extreme usage of Nazi imagery and decision to compare herself [[CompleteMonster to Hitler]] Hitler in her *Only* lyric video has also proven unsurprising hard to live down amongst those aware of it (though media was happy to kind of let the whole thing blow over without a word, meaning that a lot of people who likely would have taken this stance don't actually know about it)
14th Feb '17 1:52:10 PM Repo
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* NeverLiveItDown: People are already calling this in regards to Nicki tweeting that she "believes in what the bible says"(I.E. being against gay people) in regards to why she did not tweet her support for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.

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* NeverLiveItDown: People are already calling this in regards to Nicki tweeting that she "believes in what the bible says"(I.E. being against gay people) in regards to why she did not tweet her support for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. The fact that Nicki began tweeting advertisements for her music and blocked people pointing out how offensive she was being did not help. At all.
14th Feb '17 1:46:25 PM Repo
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** ZigZagged. Nicki's extreme usage of Nazi imagery and decision to compare herself [[CompleteMonster to Hitler]] in her *Only* lyric video has also proven unsurprising hard to live down amongst those aware of it (though media was happy to kind of let the whole thing blow over without a word, meaning that a lot of people who likely would have taken this stance don't actually know about it)
12th Jan '17 10:18:22 AM Morgenthaler
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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Many fans (at even some non-fans) consider her verse on Music/KanyeWest's "Monster" to be one of her best, considering she changes accents and flows effortlessly a dozen times during it. Even BonIver said it was.

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* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: Many fans (at even some non-fans) consider her verse on Music/KanyeWest's "Monster" to be one of her best, considering she changes accents and flows effortlessly a dozen times during it. Even BonIver Music/BonIver said it was.
20th Dec '16 2:11:15 PM AetherMaster
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** The single cover for "Anaconda" has been endlessly parodied online.
28th Sep '16 9:55:28 PM vexer
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* NeverLiveItDown: People are already calling this in regards to Nicki tweeting that she "believes in what the bible says"(I.E. being against gay people) in regards to why she did not tweet her support for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
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