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Nicki Minaj

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New Band of the Day: Nicki Minaj

Report by Paul Lester, The Guardian, 16 August 2010

Can Nicki Minaj challenge the likes of Lady Gaga when it comes to future-female pop star? Or will her super-sexualised persona seem dated in six ...

Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday

Review by Ian Gittins, Virgin Media Music, November 2010

THE LEVELS OF anticipation surrounding Nicki Minaj's debut album have been so delirious that you almost expect Pink Friday not to be delivered by digital ...

Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday (Island) ***

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 19 November 2010

THERE'S NOTHING on Pink Friday with quite the incendiary impact of her cameo on Kanye West's 'Monster', but there's enough to confirm the buzz about ...

Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj: Staples Center, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Los Angeles Times, 21 June 2011

Haters Go Home: Britney Dominates L.A. Show ...

Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday – Roman Reloaded

Review by Kate Allen,, April 2012

Tenacious, amusing and, above all, "the best — make no mistake, with Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, Nicki Minaj is here to reaffirm her rap territory ...

Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday – Roman Reloaded

Review by John Calvert, The Quietus, 2 April 2012

WHO NEEDS stylistic, conceptual unity, when you have seven producers and Lil Wayne for a financier?  ...

Nicki Minaj: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by Ben Thompson, Seven, 29 June 2012

THERE ARE two contrasting sides to rapper Nicki Minaj's musical identity — both were fighting for attention at the Hammersmith Apollo. ...

Nicki Minaj: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by Kate Allen, The Fly, August 2012

THREE HOURS before Nicki Minaj is due onstage, there are miles of fans queuing outside the Apollo. Many have camped out overnight, sleeping in bin ...

Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne: The Blueprint Group

Profile and Interview by Kate Allen, IDOL, September 2013

"The Blueprint Group makes brands out of rappers and turns their dreams of success into a reality." ...

The Booty Myth

Report by Evelyn McDonnell, Cuepoint, 10 November 2014

Are female pop stars glorifying their bodies or objectifying them? Well, it's complicated. ...

Nicki Minaj: O2 Arena, London

Live Review by Kate Allen, FMS, 30 March 2015

IT'S SAD but it's edifying: whilst one rap pretender, who shalt remain nameless, postpones an entire tour due to "production delays", Nicki Minaj presses on ...

Nicki Minaj @ O2 Arena

Live Review by Lisa Verrico, The Times, 31 March 2015

Nicki Minaj delivered tongue-twisting raps with spectacular ease. ...


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