Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Lil Wayne + Birdman Beef, Rihanna Previews Yet Another Song + More On First Dibs

Nicki Minaj weighs in on Lil Wayne’s beef with Birdman and why Tyga wasn’t on “Truffle Butter,” Rihanna previews “American Oxygen,” Carly Rae Jepsen really likes teacup pigs, and more on First Dibs.

  • Nicki Minaj called in to Charlie Sloth on BBC Radio 1Xtra and spoke about the Lil Wayne-Birdman beef, her relationship with Meek Mill, and the story behind why Tyga doesn’t appear on “Truffle Butter.” [Miss Info]
  • Rihanna gave a taste of “American Oxygen” in a commercial for March Madness after posting snippets of “Higher” to her Instagram.[Stereogum]
  • Carly Rae Jepsen talks about really liking teacup pigs, really disliking fast food, and more with host Ellie Lee.
  • Paul McCartney recorded a new version of “Come And Get It” with The Hollywood Vampires, of which Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry are members. [CoS]
  • Taylor Swift FaceTimed with a dying fan to fulfill her last wish.
  • Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan and Kanye West plan to collaborate in the future. [NME]
  • Jack White sets vinyl aflame on the cover of Billboard.

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