Posts tagged "nicki minaj"

Nicki Minaj’s “Stupid Hoe” Video Plumbs New Depths Of Ugh

Maybe I am just old, finally. That would be the most reassuring explanation for Nicki Minaj’s seizure-inducing music video for “Stupid Hoe,” a song about … uh … some stupid hoe?

It’s a catchy, poppy rap that’s mostly titillating for being denigrating to women. (Although I’ll admit, “I’m Angelina / you Jennifer /…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 23, 2012

Praise Be! Nicki Minaj Gets “Super Grace,” A Pro-Abstinence Parody

Here’s something we didn’t expect: a pro-abstinence Nicki Minaj parody called “Super Grace”! It’s based on “Super Bass” and the Bible, and Jesus Christ himself gets thanked in the comments. Future civilizations will no doubt pour over lyrics like “He’s waiting for the band / He’ll just hold my hand … I want to be…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 6, 2012

Nicki Minaj Look Oddly Regal On The Cover Of W

Big news for Nicki Minaj fans (aren’t we all?): the hip-hop starlet has scored the cover of her first “serious” fashion magazine, appearing in the November issue of W. Artist Francesco Vezzoli transformed the photos, as has become his style, so that Minaj embodied that of “a powdered 18th-century courtesan.” The photos are striking, a little strange,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 14, 2011

If You Don’t Cry At Nicki Minaj Surprising The “Super Bass” Girls On “Ellen,” You Have No Heart

Not going to lie: this video of Nicki Minaj surprising the ballerina dress-clad “Super Bass” girls on Ellen DeGenere’s talk show made me start crying at my desk. They performed “Super Bass” for Ellen’s audience (watch here) and then she told them that Nicki was there to meet them. Sophia Grace, 8, and Rosie, 5,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 13, 2011

Nicki Minaj’s Fried Chicken Charms

Rapper Nicki Minaj finds ever-novel ways to accessorize her over-the-top outfits. Over the weekend while performing at the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, Minaj went with a delicious hot pink fried chicken charm. Now that’s multitasking neckwear.

By: Julie Gerstein / September 27, 2011

Strange Bedfellows: Who’s Sitting With Whom At Fashion Week

Look at this picture and tell me this isn’t one of the best things you’ve ever seen. Nicki Minaj making small talk with Vogue’s Anna Wintour. Can you even imagine what they’re chatting about? Nicki’s probably all, “Lady, I like your floral situation,” while Anna sits by, quietly horrified by Nicki’s loud craft store-inspired get-up. Keep clicking for more…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 13, 2011

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The MTV Video Music Awards

The MTV Video Music Awards are kind of hilarious, considering the complete lack of videos played on MTV these days. But at least we can count on one thing from them: insane fashion. Everyone has carte blanche to come dressed up as a pile of trash, or a geisha robot or whatever–and this year, that’…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 29, 2011

Britney Spears Gives Pauly D A Lap Dance; Nicki Minaj Gives One To Drake, Too

Something must be in the water as Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj roll through Canada on their Femme Fatale tour. Throughout the tour, BritBrit has been pulling an audience member on stage and giving them a sexy lap dance. But over the weekend, Britney opted to give the dance to her tourmate, Pauly

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 15, 2011

Infographic: Ranking The Week In Crazy Celebrity Fashion

And the crazy winner this week is: Rihanna, who wore this almost-not-there-at-all getup to the Crop Over festival in her native Barbados. Following behind her, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry’s pink hair transition, Mischa Barton’s Sgt. Pepper ensemble, and Kate Bosworth’s nerdy white-on-white look. Check back next week for more strange fashions!

By: Julie Gerstein / August 5, 2011

10 Stars Who Maybe Lied About Their Age

A few weeks ago, an actress friend submitted a piece to run on The Frisky. In editing the story, I asked her age, so that I could write it into the piece. “Eek!” she wrote me in a panic. “My agent has told me never to reveal my age. Can we say between 21 and…

Nicki Minaj At Your Fingertips

Have you ever wanted Nicki Minaj on your nails? Hello, you are human. Learn how to do Nickify your nails in this awesome tutorial from Miss Pop, aka Simcha Whitehill, who The Frisky seriously misses working with. If Nicki isn’t your thing, she has tutorials for lots of other designs—from clouds to pizza…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 8, 2011

Are Femme Fatales Britney Spears And Nicki Minaj Brawling On Tour?

When I heard that Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj were teaming up for the Femme Fatale tour, I envisioned a clash of egos from two of the biggest women in the game. And according to MediaTakeout.com, I was right. It happened … and it sounds awesome. Allegedly, after their San Jose show on Saturday, an all-out…

By: Kamilah Black / June 21, 2011

Nicki Minaj Is Principal For A Day While Lady Gaga Becomes Editor For A Day. What’s Next?

Earlier this week, Lady Gaga became editor-in-chief of London’s Metro newspaper for a day, because wearing jeweled nipple tassels is as essential to an editor’s job as being able to wield a red pen and fix a serial comma. Today, I hear that Nicki Minaj became principal for a day at Collins Academy High School…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 21, 2011

Nicki Minaj Gives Props To Marge Simpson

“My wigs are ever-changing in height, width, color, size. They make me feel happy… Never did I think I would be rocking the Marge Simpson. But you know what, now that I am I realize that she was cutting edge and before her time. So shout out to Marge.”
Nicki Minaj admits that the new…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 17, 2011

Nicki Minaj To Be An “X Factor” Judge? The Show’s Rumored Panelists.

Back in the fall, rumors circulated that Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler were being tapped as the new judges for “American Idol.” The choices seemed random and people denied, denied, denied the reports. And then it turned out that the two new judges were … Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. So we’re paying a little…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 21, 2011

Lil’ Kim Chops Off Nicki Minaj’s Head On New Album Cover

Nicki Minaj has repeatedly said she doesn’t understand how the beef between her and Lil’ Kim started. (“You see Gaga, you see Madonna—but Madonna never hated on Gaga,” she said. “Why in the black community we gotta hate on each other instead of saying ‘Thank you for showing me love, thank you for keeping my…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 16, 2011

Nicki Minaj Talks Making Babies With Drake

“I think [our kids will] definitely have my personality. … [Our kids will] have Drake’s intelligence. They’ll have his sarcastic wittiness that I love about him, and they’ll have his songwriting skills. I think we’ll just make a real creative bunch of kids. Wait, did I just say that me and Drake will make kids?

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 26, 2011

Nicki Minaj On The Cover Of V Magazine

Rapper Nicki Minaj covers V magazine. Very pretty. A little bit Barbra Streisand, no? Shot by Inez & Vinoodh. [V]…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 11, 2011

Nicki Minaj And Rihanna Tweet About “Hooking Up”

“Me and Nikki [sic] in our new crib, lol! Gettin busy on set of FLY!!! Its so hard to keep my hands off!”

Rihanna tweets about Nicki Minaj, who she sings with on the new single “Fly.” Looks like Katy Perry has been replaced as RiRi’s besty who she likes to (fake?) flirt with.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 10, 2011