After days of hints and teases, we can finally reveal the full lineup for the first-ever Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival. The Weeknd, Skrillex, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne are headlining the fest, which will also feature a very special performance by Justin Bieber. The festival hits New York’s Nikon at Jones Beach Theater (and the surrounding beach area) Aug. 22-23.
Nicki Minaj appeared on The Queen Latifah’s show today to talk about some things that she has going on. Nicki launched her clothing line for K-Mart, was featured on some of the hottest records of the summer and placed in the top 5 of hip hop’s biggest earners of the year.
This male dominated industry better make way for Queen Nicki, everyone is a causality as she continues to kill the game.
While on the show Nicki did pay homage to Queen Latifah after all, she is the only female emcee with a talk show. Nicki said, “You’ve opened so many doors for me and so many other women and it’s insane because I always reference you when I talk about female rappers who’ve, like, kinda paved the way in terms of a business woman and mogul and just all-around entertainer.”
Nicki continued to thank Latifah and mentioned, “To be sitting here doing your show, it’s just a great moment for Hip Hop.”
You can check out the full sit down between Nicki Minaj and Queen Latifah down below. Stay tuned for more news and updates.
Appearing on Queen Latifah’s new talk show, both the host and Nicki Minaj had a moment reflecting on the evolution of female rappers. As Nicki gave the Queen props for paving the way, both MCs were an awe of how far females have come in the genre. “I’m sitting here with a female rapper on a talk show started by a female rapper,” said Latifah to Nicki. “This is a moment for me.” Nicki then replied giving the mogul much respect stating, “You’ve opened so many doors for me and so many other women and it’s insane because I always reference you when I talk about female rappers who’ve like kinda paved the way in terms of a businesswoman and mogul and just all around entertainer, and to be sitting here doing your show is just a great moment on hip-hop,” she said.
It’s here! Nicki Minaj wore a cleavage-baring ensemble to promote the launch of her fashion line for Kmart in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday
And before heading into the retailer, the Starships singer channeled her inner Charlie’s Angel to pose with the flashy vehicle, soaking in every step of the big day.
Once the Trinidadian-born entertainer graced the magenta carpet, she proved her fashion line is a clear extension of her own eccentric style by standing in front of a couple mannequins that were modelling her pieces.
Putting her voluptuous figure on display, Nicki showed off plenty of cleavage in a plunging cropped blue jacket, as layers of chunky gold Chanel necklaces poked through.
The line for Kmart and shopyourway.com features midriff-baring crop tops, patterned leggings, figure-flaunting dresses, bandage dresses, club-ready bold mini dresses, color block skirts, tracksuit with crystal embellishments, velour tracksuit and washed denims, all designed by Nicki Minaj herself. Accessories include a faux fur trapper hat, studded platform heels, jewelry, clutches, bejeweled caps and more.
“Fashionable and sexy. That’s what my line is,” said Nicki Minaj on Good Morning America Wednesday as she talked about her new clothing line, debuting at Kmart.
“I wanted to do something that would take Kmart to another level and make girls like me think that we could shop here,” she told GMA in a taped segment.
The line for Kmart and shopyourway.com features crop tops, patterned leggings and curve-hugging dresses, as well as jewelry, clutches and bejeweled caps. There’s also a pink velour track suit and a faux fur trapper hat.
Minaj says Chanel, Versace and Herve Leger were among her inspirations.
Prices range from $3.99 for a studded bracelet to $37.99 for a denim jacket
Nicki Minaj launched her Kmart collections today and of cos awesome models were there to showcase her clothing line. Never knew Nicki was this short… See more photos after the cut – Instagram.com/nickiminaj
Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj, was born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago on December 8, 1982. Signed to Young Money, she has quickly taken over the music industry. Three chart topping albums, multiple awards and nominations, successful world tours, American Idol judge, and a brand that can not be compared to any other female rapper in history. Read More
MAC x Nicki Minaj Collection
MAC x Nicki Minaj Collection features two lipsticks that were created by Nicki Minaj along with 18 lipsticks (a mix of repromotes, permanent shades, and new, limited edition shades), six lipglosses (mix of new and permanent), and eight lip liners (from the permanent collection) to round out a collection of “bare, brazen basics.” It launches in-stores at select locations and online on September 21, 2017.
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