Who would have thought any of us would have something in common with Nicki Minaj besides a big butt and general disdain for Mariah Carey (guilty)? Nicki is easily annoyed by her fellow humans. Just like us! She’s especially annoyed by some of her male peers in the rap game. On Barbie Dreams, a track off her new album Queen, she pisses on Drake. And DJ Khaled. And her ex Meek Mill. And Young Thug (hopefully for that name). Some of it makes sense. DJ Khaled thinks it’s unmanly to go down on a lady so he’s a tool. And we’re all sick of the “In My Feelings” dance and it’s all Drake’s fault. Hate away, Nicki! Nicki spoke to Apple Beats 1 (via Variety) an hour before her new album dropped and revealed why she packed so much shade into one song.
Let’s go in order of popularity!
“Used to fuck with Young Thug, I ain’t addressing this shit/ I caught him in my dressing rooms stealing dresses and shit”
Who hasn’t mopped a garment or two from their significant other?
“Meek still be in my DMs, I be having to duck him/ ‘I used to pray for times like this,’ face ass when I fuck him”
Nicki: We’re over. Meek: Why? Nicki: Because when I fuck you, your face looks like an ass. Meek: Oh.
“Had to cancel DJ Khaled, boy, we ain’t speaking/ Ain’t no fat fuck telling me what he ain’t eating”
As #MeToo as that sounds, his sexist interview about how his long-suffering wife is denied oral pleasures from his insecure ass was equally repugnant.
“Drake worth a hundred milli, always buying me shit/ But I don’t know if the pussy wet or if he’s crying and shit”
Ok, that was a good one.
In actuality, Nicki says she’s just playing and all of that shade is a big joke between her and the boys.
“You guys know ‘Barbie Dreams’ is not a diss, right? It’s just some funny shit. I love them. I said things about people who I know can take a joke and won’t be emotional about it.
Everyone is saying how disrespectful ‘Barbie Dreams’ is, and that’s why I fucking love it.”
She repeated that on Twitter too:
I only mentioned people in #BarbieDreams that I fuk wit. This isn’t a diss. Yikes. This is culture, this is BIGGIE!!!!! New York!!!! This is FUN. Light hearted fun FUN
— QUEEN (@NICKIMINAJ) August 10, 2018
And if they are hurt by any of Nicki’s digs, she can just buy them a bassinet or something to ease their pain. It worked with Cardi B!