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Nicki Minaj Reigns on ‘Pink Friday 2’

Nicki Minaj Reigns on ‘Pink Friday 2’

Pink Friday 2 is the sound of Nicki Minaj cracking her knuckles and getting her hands dirty again. It’s the purest distillation of her uniquely feminine bravado.

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Beam Me Up Scotty’ Makes Even More Sense in 2021

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Beam Me Up Scotty’ Makes Even More Sense in 2021

To hear rookie Nicki Minaj and seasoned Minaj in the same record feels different now that we testified her dreams and predictions coming true.

The 75 Best Songs of 2011

The 75 Best Songs of 2011

Nostalgia Alert! Jump back a decade and enjoy the best songs of 2011. They are headlined by a synthpop classic, a massive hit from a hot diva, pristine harmonies of a young band headed for greatness.

Nicki Minaj Is the Greatest Rapper of the Decade Bar None

Nicki Minaj Is the Greatest Rapper of the Decade Bar None

It’s 2020 and time to acknowledge Nicki Minaj’s right to G.O.A.T. status, as the best female rapper AND the best rapper of the past ten years — no gender preposition required.

Nicki Minaj Aims to Crown Herself ‘Queen’

Nicki Minaj Aims to Crown Herself ‘Queen’

Nicki Minaj's Queen highlights her threatened place in rap, chasing trends while maintaining an old-school ethos.

Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side to Side” (Singles Going Steady)

Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj – “Side to Side” (Singles Going Steady)

"Side to Side" is one of the most unabashedly infectious tracks Grande has put out, subbing her typically refined style of pop for something a bit less pristine, a bit sweatier.
Guessing the Grammys 2016: Expect Weirdness

Guessing the Grammys 2016: Expect Weirdness

Speculating on the nominees' odds in a dozen big categories.
Made in America Festival 2015

Made in America Festival 2015

Even though it is on Labor Day and it is called “Made in America", this fest has nothing to do with manufacturing jobs. Instead, this is Jay Z’s vision of a new – or renewed – sense of patriotism.
Meek Mill: Dreams Worth More Than Money

Meek Mill: Dreams Worth More Than Money

On Dreams Worth More Than Money savvy potential hits are overshadowed by tracks with chips on their shoulders, made for a guy who sounds like he leaves blood on the mic.
Pop Unmuted Podcast: Feminism in 2014’s Pop Music

Pop Unmuted Podcast: Feminism in 2014’s Pop Music

On Episode 7 of Pop Unmuted, we talk about women in pop music in 2014, covering Beyonce, Taylor Swift, and some of our personal favorite moments.

Madonna: 10 October 2012 – Los Angeles

Rating the Performances at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards