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Nicki Minaj Talks About Frenemies, Lady Gaga and Diddy In Black Book

24 Feb

The Harujuku Barbie Nicki Minaj covers Black Book’s March Pop issue. The five page feature in the magazine includes an in-depth interview that details the ups and downs on her rise to fame. She talked about many topics including her twitter followers, the Lady Gaga Comparisons and Diddy rumors. Check out a few quotes below:

On her Image
When I started making those weird voices, a lot of people told me how whack it was. ‘What the f*ck are you doing?,’ they’d say. ‘Why do you sound like that? That doesn’t sound sexy to me.’ And then I started saying, ‘Oh, that’s not sexy to you? Good. I’m going to do it more. Maybe I don’t want to be sexy to you today.’

I’m definitely playing a role, I’m an entertainer, and that’s what entertainers do. That’s what people pay for. They don’t pay to see me roll out of bed with crust in my eyes, and say: Hey guys, this is me, authentic. They pay for a show. When I started doing all that weird stuff, I never thought in a million years that it would mean more people would start listening to my music, It was basically a ‘f*ck you’ to everyone who told me what to do and who to be. Continue reading