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Watch Nicki Minaj ‘My Time Again’ MTV Documentary Right Here

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Last night MTV aired the follow up installment to Nicki Minaj My Time series with My Time Again. The first episode explored the glamorous fun pop star Nicki with crazy outfits and colorful wigs. This time around MTV decided to showcase a different side of the superstar tackling personal issues in her private life, which she usually succeeds at keeping concealed from the masses, and releasing her latest album The PinkPrint. This is Nicki at her most raw.

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An Abridged History of Rappers Who Also Sing

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It’s still a mystery as to why singing became a sign of softness in rap, when rappers have been singing on songs since the beginning of hip hop. Yes, there are rappers like Drake who sing about drunk texting exes and Biz Markie who sang about being friend-zoned but so what? Historically, artists like Queen Latifah, Cee Lo Green and Andre 3000 took singing and incorporated it into their songs so well that their music didn’t suffer from the stigma, they got better. Take a look back on rappers throughout history who sang and rapped and no one gave a fuss.

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Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Her High School Abortion In ‘My Time Again’ Doc

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Nicki Minaj has been airing out her life lately with the release of her emotional album The Pinkprint, the accompanying movie, and her MTV documentary trailer for My Time Again. But as she reveals this vulnerable side, she only grows stronger and more inspiring to the public. More recently the rapper has opened up about a heartbreaking experience from her teenage years— one that nearly changed the course of her life.

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Nicki Minaj’s ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover Outtakes Are Better Than Every Cover On Stands Right Now

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When you’re as hot as Nicki Minaj, your outtakes are still sexier than every major cover out. The latest issue of Rolling Stone has a sultry yet scandalous shot of a gorgeous Minaj, posing with her girls peeking out of her shirt. The cover is perfection but judging by these outtakes, the decision to choose a cover shot must have been extremely difficult.

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The Most Groundbreaking Music Videos Of 2014

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For some, music videos make or break a song. The music video can emphasize a facet of the song you might not have otherwise picked up on, and for better or for worse, your mind will forever recall images of the video whenever you hear the song. The following 12 music videos only add to the songs they were made for—so much so that we deem them to be the best of the best music videos this year. From Sia’s “Chandelier” to Kiesza’s “Hideaway” to FKA Twigs’ “Video Girl,” check out the most groundbreaking, unforgettable music videos of 2014.

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The 10 Most Inspiring Feminist Music Moments Of 2014

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If we’re going to pick a buzzword for the music year, “feminism” is probably a good place to start. From rousing performances like Beyoncé’s at the VMAs, to satirical videos like J.Lo’s “I Luh Ya Papi” and even the less obvious victories like Rihanna fighting censorship to return to Instagram, pop took a stand for feminism in 2014. Read on for some of the most inspiring examples.

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Nicki Minaj’s 15 Most Elegant Outfits

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Nicki Minaj’s April 2013 Elle cover was an incredible breath of fresh air. It was so refreshing to see her natural beauty as just that – without tons of makeup, costumes, wigs, and general outlandishness.  Since then, the rap queen has started toning down her outfits and moving more towards the elegant side of things.  With 2014 came classy black hair and a considerable step up in her fashion game.

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