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Megan Thee Stallion's 'Hot Girl Summer' Video Is Here, So Fall Is Canceled

Nicki Minaj, Rico Nasty, Ari Lennox, and Summer Walker drive the boat in the long-awaited video.
Kristin Corry
9.3.19
New music

Megan Thee Stallion's 'Hot Girl Summer' Makes Space for Women in Rap

The song, which features Nicki Minaj and samples City Girls, proves the real Hot Girl Summer is the friends we made along the way.
DeAsia Paige
8.9.19
Essays

Chance The Rapper Isn't the Underdog Anymore

His debut album 'The Big Day' is massive and messy, but the Chicago standard-bearer is still having fun.
Josh Terry
7.29.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau Reviews Nicki Minaj's 'Queen'

The Dean of American Rock critics also takes on albums from Desaparecidos, Mekons, Better Oblivion Community Center, and more.
Robert Christgau
6.28.19
Celebrity

Which 'Camp'-Themed Met Gala Outfits Are Best for Actual Camping?

We asked a camping expert which outfits would actually survive in nature.
River Donaghey
5.7.19
Essays

The Case for Nicki Minaj's Queen Radio

Nicki Minaj reminded us why rap personalities thrive on-air. The identity of black radio and its oral tradition dates back further than the airwaves.
Kristin Corry
12.20.18
Culture

22 Years Later, Everyone Is Still Copying Lil' Kim's 'Hard Core' Style

Since the release of her debut album, Lil’ Kim has been a lyrical, stylistic, and cultural trailblazer—and her influence remains clear today.
Rae Witte
11.13.18
Culture

8 Quotes From Cardi B That Double as Motivational Mantras

In the wake of last night's internet brawl with Nicki Minaj, Cardi B left behind a new crop of daily affirmations for your own personal use.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.30.18
New music

Listen to 'WRLD on Drugs,' Future and Juice WRLD's New Album

'WRLD on Drugs' follows the single "Fine China," and features Young Thug, Lil Wayne, Gunna and Nicki Minaj.
Shaad D’Souza
10.19.18
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Nicki Minaj's New Merch Makes Fun of Cardi B

You can now buy tees, bags and more emblazoned with references to Cardi's "I let you attempt to stop my bags" comments. Yikes!
Shaad D’Souza
10.5.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Nicki Minaj's "Barbie Dreams" Video Turns Rappers Into Muppets

After a chaotic weekend, Nicki is back with a typically zany clip for her 'Queen' highlight "Barbie Dreams".
Shaad D’Souza
9.11.18
Noisey News

Nicki Minaj Used Queen Radio to Talk About Cardi B and Her Shoe

Funk Flex DJ sets! Drake/Meek talk! All in a day's work for Apple Music's new shock jock!
Jabbari Weekes
9.10.18
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