Nicki Minaj promised she would be a game-changing artist, and this album is one step in her desired direction. Spoiler alert: this review uses the term “baddest bitch” a lot.
When you’re applying to jobs, all you need is some background noise to remind you that you’re pretty much the shit.
If you come out on the other side of this playlist without dead lifting all the sadness in your life out the window and then walking up to someone with the sole intention of pointing at them as you say, “Hey, I’m a fucking champion,” my bad.
Swimsuit up and jump into this carefree collection of summer tunes!
Did you know there are at least three songs with the lyrics, “My girl gotta girlfriend”? Girls who like girls exist in urban music. But that’s not necessarily a good thing.
My wife put me on to the Nickster about two years before Pink Friday dropped. We are Nicki Minaj lovers and we don’t give a f*ck.
There have been SO MANY new albums released this month. I ran out of time for multiple listens and proper sentences, so instead here are my very first impressions communicated in a series of highly unauthentic haiku poems. Just go with it.
Let’s stop talking about Nicki Minaj’s so-called bisexuality and start celebrating the many out & proud female emcees in the Hip Hop community. Glennisha chats to Mz Jons, Lady Lust & Eyeris about their careers as openly gay Hip Hop artists.
Nicki Minaj graces the cover of OUT magazine and wants to fix hip-hop’s homophobia, though she eschews labeling herself despite much talk of bisexuality. Lady Gaga’s DADT activism resulted in a bunch of people googling things like “SLDN” for the first time ever. What do we make of all this?
Nicki Minaj tells Black Men Magazine she isn’t really bisexual. Also: Logo’s NewNowNext Awards give us a Glambert eyeliner closeup, Tegan Quin’s adorable tour diary, Pixar is awesome, Katy Perry doesn’t want straight men on her set, and The Chaik talks about The L Word movie.
Nicki Minaj confirms her bisexuality, Jennifer Knapp comes out, Tegan & Sara sell out shows in Australia, and the Glastonbury 2010 lineup is announced! Also, a whole lot of album previews and more!
Laura Marling discusses her new album ‘I Speak Because I Can’, SXSW is quickly approaching, Mark Linkhous of Sparkhorse passes away, She & Him’s new video and much more in this week’s Music Fix.
Audiostraddle gets a make over! Also Tegan & Sara’s Alligator video premieres for real, Kaki King releases a new track from Junior, the Gossip announce US tour dates, the Vampire Weekend play doubles with a Jo-Bro and also; Ke$ha on bisexuality, Elton John says Jesus is gay, Nicki Minaj has a threesome and Lady Gaga is in a lot of magazines.
2010 Bonnaroo Lineup, Bonnie “Prince” Billy announces new album, Nicki Minaj finds her monkey, Soul Trail, St. Vincent, Google commits blogocide, and so much more! Oh also, Audiostraddle needs a new writer. Inquire within!