Nicki Minaj Reportedly in Talks with Irving Azoff's Full Stop Management

Late last summer, in an attempt to spin her concert’s last-minute cancelation, Nicki Minaj went on the offensive.

Following the news that she had indefinitely postponed the American leg of the NICKIHNDRXX tour, the hip-hop artist went to war an influential music executive.

Minaj’s much-hyped North American tour had suffered from ridiculously low ticket sales.  A Live Nation source revealed sales “weren’t just in the toilet, they were totally down the drain.”

So, if Minaj hadn’t canceled the tour, Live Nation would’ve done it for her.

On her Beats 1 Radio show, she lambasted Irving Azoff for allegedly sharing the real story.

Not mincing words, Minaj openly told her fans he had sabotaged her tour.

The c—sucker of the day is Irving Azoff.  And I’m gonna tell you why.

Allegedly, he tried to put out a smear campaign against my tour, and contacted people in the media to spread negative things about my tour.

She spun the tour’s cancelation as a necessary move.  Minaj needed to “reevaluate elements of production.”  She also wanted to ensure her fans got “the absolute best quality show they deserve.”

Minaj later postponed key dates of the European leg of her tour, citing “production issues” once more.

Then, several weeks ago, Minaj with her longtime managers, Gee Roberson and Cortez Bryant.  She also ended her professional relationship with Blueprint/Maverick Management.

Minaj parted ways with all parties just before her guest appearance alongside Ariana Grande at Coachella.

Now, the popular hip-hop artist has reportedly engaged in talks with Azoff’s management company.

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Full Stop’ with Azoff.

According to sources speaking with Variety, Minaj currently remains “in talks” with Irving Azoff’s Full Stop Management for representation.

Full Stop currently manages top artists, including Travis Scott, the Eagles, Gwen Stefani, John Mayer, Sara Bareilles, and Bon Jovi.  Azoff’s company has proven successful for Scott and Stefani.  Travis Scott is now a mainstream hip-hop artist.  Full Stop has also secured a Las Vegas residency for Stefani as well as several television appearances.

Azoff has declined to comment on the report.  However, one insider said Minaj has remained “impressed with [his] baller move.”  Another source added the talks have been “upbeat and fun.”

 


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More Signs of Instability? Nicki Minaj Parts Ways with Longtime Managers

Behind the scenes, Nicki Minaj’s dive off the deep end of stardom continues.

Late last summer, the female hip-hop artist Irving Azoff of sabotage.

Following the news Minaj had indefinitely postponed the American leg of the NICKIHNDRXX tour, she went to war with the influential music executive.

According to her, she had canceled the tour to “reevaluate elements of production.”  Minaj also wanted to contribute more time to rehearsal to make sure “her fans get the absolute best quality show they deserve.”

The real story, however, soon came to light.

The NICKIHNDRXX tour suffered from incredibly poor ticket sales.  A Live Nation source said sales “weren’t just in the toilet, they were totally down the drain.”  So, if she hadn’t canceled the tour, Live Nation would’ve done it for her.

Minaj went after Azoff for allegedly ‘sharing’ the report.

On her Beats 1 Radio show, she told fans,

The c—sucker of the day is Irving Azoff.  And I’m gonna tell you why.

Allegedly, he tried to put out a smear campaign against my tour, and contacted people in the media to spread negative things about my tour.

She later postponed key dates of the European leg of her tour, citing “production issues” once more.  Minaj has yet to announce the new North American dates.

Just weeks before the sudden tour ‘postponement’ – i.e., cancelation – she Spotify of retaliating against her for partnering with Apple Music.

Then, two months after the tour debacle, Minaj with a copyright infringement lawsuit.

Tracy Chapman sued the artist for using an unauthorized sample of her 1988 hit, ‘Baby Can I Hold You.’  Minaj’s ‘Sorry’ featuring Nas incorporated the lyrics and vocal melody of Chapman’s work.  She has sought damages and wants to prevent Minaj from “copying or otherwise using or exploiting” her works.

The female rapper had also gotten into an ugly, highly-publicized altercation with Cardi B at a New York Fashion Week event, which Minaj called both “mortifying and humiliating.”

Now, she has unexpectedly said farewell to her managers.

Can Minaj no longer handle working in a team?

Nicki Minaj has split with her longtime managers, Gee Roberson and Cortez Bryant.  She has also ended her professional relationship with Blueprint/Maverick Management.

Minaj parted ways with all parties just prior before her guest appearance alongside Ariana Grande at Coachella last Sunday.

The reason behind the abrupt split remains unclear.  Yet, according to insiders, all parties “amicably” agreed to stop working together.

Minaj currently doesn’t have a manager.  As of writing, she has yet to comment on the matter.

 


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Trippie Redd Memes Kodak Black & Young M.A As Married Couple

We’ve all seen ’em, the memes pitting Young M.A. and Kodak Black as lovers, many which had been propagated by the Miami rapper himself. It all began when Kodak instructed each Young M.A. and Nicki Minaj they may “get it” within the bed room. 

After getting not however radio silence in response, Kodak Black launched right into a extra graphic romantic overture centered round his favourite “dykes” within the recreation. Unfortunately, hip-hop tradition is not broadly understanding queer identifiers, although by all accounts Young M.A. appears to be like the half a feisty opponent. 

After enduring an entire slew fensive remarks, Kodak Black lastly put an finish to his doubtful overture by claiming he was “too fly for that shit,” in an impromptu Insta Live session. While this was occurring, an unsourced meme depicting Kodak and Young M.A. beginning making waves on the Internet, aided partly by a Trippie Redd repost on the identical platform. Unfortunately, in sensing he would possibly change into the goal Kodak’s subsequent belligerent assault, Trippie deleted the repost. But as you will see, the unsourced oeuvre remains to be alive and nicely on quite a few platforms.

Lil Wayne Stands By Nicki Minaj’s Decision To Back Out Of BET Concert

Earlier immediately, Nicki Minaj revealed that she was not performing on the BET Experience live performance in June after the BET community determined to blast her in the course of the Grammy’s final night time. If you missed it, BET, tweeted about Cardi’s historic grammy win for Best Rap album, in the meantime stating that Nicki “is being dragged by her lacefront” within the course of. Of course the distasteful tweet didn’t sit properly with Nicki, and he or she shortly determined to cancel her present with them. “Young Money will not be aside the BET Experience or award present,” she wrote.

While Nicki was listening to it from followers for her choice, she obtained some reassurance this afternoon when her boss, Lil Wayne, mentioned he’s standing by her. Nicki shared a screenshot on IG a textual content Lil Wayne despatched her, saying “I’m with u!” after she instructed him about canceling the BET present.

It’s unclear if Lil Wayne’s “I’m with u” is him saying he is canceling his efficiency as properly or simply okay along with her choice to take action, however we’ll most likely get a correct assertion from Young Money about it.

“Loyalty love him. Forever. The GOAT. My brother. My boss. My inspiration. #YoungMoney” Nicki left as her caption clearly grateful for her boss’ stance within the choice. Check out the textual content (beneath).

Caitlyn Jenner Shares The Best 10-Year Challenge: From Bruce To Caitlyn

Despite Nicki Minaj, Pharrell, and some others stealing the present yesterday, the 10-year problem continues to be very a lot alive on social media. People throughout the nation are sharing photographs themselves from 2009 and inserting them subsequent to pictures from this yr, exhibiting simply how a lot they’ve modified. Some transformations have been dramatic and others are lacklustre. Perhaps Caitlyn Jenner has had essentially the most seen bodily adjustments within the final ten years out all her Hollywood counterparts. She determined to indicate simply how a lot she’s modified over the last decade, importing a photograph herself as Bruce and one other as Caitlyn.

Of course, she has been Caitlyn this complete time, preaching for others to change into their genuine selves, however the Olympian spent years trapped inside a male physique that she felt didn’t swimsuit her thoughts. Jenner’s transition was very public as she modified earlier than our very eyes. We nonetheless know her as Kendall and Kylie’s father however she’s rather more snug in her pores and skin lately. 

The actuality star wrote “Now THAT is a #10YearChallenge” as her caption, marking how a lot has modified in the previous few years. Her followers have been supportive within the feedback, shutting down trolls and praising her for being so courageous. Did Caitlyn win this problem?

Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" & Nicki Minaj's "Queen" Certified Platinum On Same Day

Back in 2008, Lil Wayne was making ready the world for Nicki Minaj’s reign because the Queen hip-hop. Although the Young Money camp is not as tight-knit because it as soon as was, at any time when both artist drops one thing new, it is nonetheless a Young Money affair. 2018 was the yr after we obtained highly-anticipated tasks from Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj. After releasing Queen and Tha Carter V inside a month aside from one another, the 2 superstars just lately earned platinum certifications for his or her respective tasks.

Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter V" & Nicki Minaj's "Queen" Certified Platinum On Same Day
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Lil Wayne Tha Carter V and Nicki Minaj’s Queen each marked main releases from Young Money. On Friday, each albums obtained platinum certification from the RIAA. Wayne’s Tha Carter V  confronted quite a few delays forward its launch, primarily attributable to his rift with Birdman and Cash Money. The undertaking helped Wayne earn his fourth primary album on the Billboard 200. Tha Carter V additionally marked the third largest gross sales week for an album in 2018 whereas the huge quantity on-demand streams it obtained in its first seven days made the album have the second largest streaming week in historical past.

Nicki Minaj’s Queen debuted at quantity 2, however by no means managed to safe the highest spot. Unfortunately, this sparked a “feud” types between Nicki and Travis Scott who’s album Astroworld maintained the highest place on the Billboard 200 for a number of weeks in a row. Nicki nonetheless moved 185Ok inside its first week earlier than the RIAA licensed the album Gold shortly after.

Nicki Minaj Sparkles In Yellow Bodysuit In New Zealand

It’s fairly simple to identify Nicki Minaj out a crowd. She instructions the eye  the room wherever she goes. Usually, she’s sporting an obnoxiously-colored wig or one her well-known latex fits. When she’s sporting a coloration as shiny as yellow, there is not any probability that you’re going to miss her on the street. The rapper confirmed f her curves whereas in New Zealand, rocking an all-yellow get-up and searching extraordinarily fierce within the course of. 

After her efficiency in New Zealand, Nicki let her Australian followers know that she was on her option to go see them subsequent. She did so in an eye catching ensemble, matching a yellow satin gown with a BDSM-inspired yellow bodysuit and choker. She posted up for some images in order that she might revisit simply how wild the outfit really was, addressing her supporters and saying, “Everything I do, they do- yea I put’em up awn it, awn it.”

Minaj obtained somewhat loopy on social media the opposite day, revealing to the Barbs that she’s already picked out child names along with her boyfriend Kenneth Petty. She additionally instructed them simply how ten she’s been having intercourse, averaging about three or 4 instances on a nightly foundation. At that price, Nicki would not even must go to the health club to maintain her physique trying proper.

Nicki Minaj Has Already Picked Her Baby Names

The Minaj line will probably reside on for generations to return. The legendary rap Queen has been expressing what some name “child fever,” with the infant in query being an precise youngster, not Birdman. Of course, Minaj’s present relationship with childhood pal Kenneth Petty has been nicely documented, and put underneath a microscope by the vacuous voice the “Twitter individuals.” Yet few can deny that Minaj seems genuinely glad, and continues to plant the seeds for a household but to return.

The rapper beforehand alluded to the chance a child on “Good Form,” through which she claimed she would cool down for the correct companion. From the sound it, Petty is precisely that. “We had been like this about one another since we had been very younger children within the hood,” writes Minaj, in response to at least one her followers. “He was on my physique b4 the large ol’ ghetto booty.” 

And whereas that in itself is, in essence, a “hip-hop love story,” it will seem that Minaj and Petty have certainly had the infant identify speak already. Upon being requested about fielding identify solutions, Minaj assured a curious Barb that the choice had certainly already been made. “We already selected them babe,” she writes. “Lol however thx.” Clearly, the Minaj lineage is wanting able to broaden. But is the sport prepared for the “prince that was promised?”

Nicki Minaj Threatens To Expose Meek Mill, He Responds With Subliminals

Years might have handed since Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill had been in a dedicated romantic relationship with each other however they nonetheless handle to make the identical headlines each every now and then. The former couple had a nasty break up and regardless of each their pressional careers completely striving, their private lives have been fairly controversial. On Queen standout “Barbie Dreams,” Nicki Minaj speaks on a handful males within the business, pertaining to Meek in a single her verses. “Meek nonetheless be in my DMs, I be havin’ to duck him/ ‘I used to wish for instances like this’ face-ass after I fuck him,” raps the New Yorker. During a current efficiency, the artist determined to stir the pot a bit bit, threatening to reveal her ex-boyfriend on stage and Meek wasn’t too fond the assertion.

A video Nicki’s current efficiency exhibits her slicing the music instantly after that lyric, just for her to repeat it for the gang to go nuts. She then says, “I imply, I might inform you secrets and techniques however I will not/Cause being a bitter bitch is what I do not.” 

Of course, Meek wasn’t happy after he heard the stunt. He activated his Twitter fingers to snap again, writing, “Leave me alone I get a lil too out management with the reality!” Since he by no means mentions Nicki by title, it is attainable that he was subbing any individual else however the timing appears fairly coincidental. What do you assume?

Nicki Minaj Admits How Much Nightly Sex She's Been Having

Nicki Minaj is in LOVE love. The rapper has been swooning over her new boyfriend, Kenneth Petty, for weeks on social media and an finish does not seem like wherever in sight. After spending a while as a single girl, Nicki determined to rekindle her romance with an outdated pal, bringing Petty into the combination. Her newfound relationship obtained followers riled up as Minaj’s boyfriend has frolicked in jail for rape and homicide, inflicting individuals to fret about her. She appears head-over-heels for her new man and he or she’s already choosing out her favourite child names. She hasn’t confirmed that she’s pregnant but however she may not should work too onerous on that entrance since she and her man are getting intimate a handful instances per night time.

The Queen TMI determined to inform everyone simply what number of instances she’s getting freaky together with her boyfriend on a nightly foundation. In the previous, Minaj has revealed that she wants a person that may go for a couple of romps each night time and he or she appears to have gotten her palms full with Petty. In response to a fan on Twitter, Nicki admitted that she’s been getting it on a median three to 4 instances each night time. The supporter estimated that she’s been having intercourse six instances an evening however that is a bit an excessive amount of by the artist’s requirements. 

In case you ever needed to know… there ya go.

Nicki Minaj Admits How Much Nightly Sex She's Been Having
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Nicki Minaj Uses Astrology To Prove Her New Relationship Is Legit

Nicki Minaj has been going exhausting for her man and vice versa. After inflicting a bit shock by her fanbase with the announcement her courting a convicted killer, the entertainer defended her new man as each flip. Since then, Onika got here by with some professional  her compatibility with the notorious Kenneth Petty. If haters nonetheless have any doubt concerning the couple’s fairytale potential, they’ll now consult with their astrological indicators. The “Chun Li” rapper, who’s a Sagittarius, shared a compatibility prile to Instagram. 

That final sentence does appear fairly legit. Nicki’s caption agrees with the entire description in her caption. “Every single phrase simply described what this looks like,” she wrote. “On GOD. Every phrase – CONSTANT LAUGHING, PASSION, LIFTING EACHOTHER UP, COMPLEMENT EACHOTHER IN EVERY WAY, GIVE EACHOTHER FREEDOM, provides to my energy, I like that aggressiveness, neither us ever should subdue our enthusiasm. Unspoken understanding”

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Aids In The "Free Tekashi 6ix9ine" Movement

Rappers like A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie with private ties with Tekashi 6ix9ine have adopted in Tory Lanez’ footsteps by becoming a member of the “Free Tekashi 6ix9ine” circulating the Web. If you have not seen, petitions are making the rounds – tasked with gaining the Judge’s consideration lengthy sufficient to barter for Tekashi’s non permanent go away. Social advocacy platforms like change.org have turn out to be floor zero for the motion, as 6ix9ine’s lawyer Lance Lazzaro readies a loot bag crammed with $1.5 million in allotted “bail cash.”

Tory Lanez was among the many first (public figures) to lend a voice to the trigger, with A Boogie Wit Da Hoodiefollowing go well with a pair hours afterward nearly-identical grounds. A Boogie’s insisted that his followers signal the exact same petition Tory Lanez put ahead within the morning, in a much more instructive method. Like Tory, A Boogie is aligned with the maligned-rapper on the premise shared commitments: “Swervin” on his newest challenge Hoodie SZN, in addition to “WAKA” and “KEKE” from Tekashi’s two cumulative initiatives to date.

While the “Free Tekashi 6ix9ine” was in its nascent part, a lot the bottom assist was coming from followers and subway-wrestlers. Viral video content material was sprouting up in assist the trigger (earlier than it had a label), virtually on the similar frequency with which TMZ was delivering dwell updates on the pre-trial. As you would possibly know, Tekashi’s in-court character protection is scheduled to start in September. I am certain he wholeheartedly appreciates the assist buddies/collaborators like Tory and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie.

Michael B. Jordan & Margot Robbie Reflect On Shooting "In the Nude"

Michael B. Jordan and Margot Robbie are each idealized as intercourse symbols within the eyes their adoring followers. Michael B. Jordan ascension to intercourse image standing has seen him measure up Vanity Joe’s who spend far more time fancying about their look. His easy appeal might be what endeared him to Nicki Minaj, inflicting her to shoot in a public setting.

Margot Robbie receives the exact same form therapy, albeit with elevated stress to “carry out” her sexuality in entrance the digital camera, as a consequence of her concessions as a femme fatale within the said realm  cinema. When infatuated followers each Robbie and Jordan gathered to see them joined collectively on the quilt W Magazine, the router froze for only a second. Both actors spoke to W Magazine with a particular give attention to their expertise taking pictures scenes whereas “principally bare.”

“Honestly, for me, as Harley at the least, the extra pores and skin displaying the longer it takes in hair and make-up ‘trigger she’s acquired, you realize, white pores and skin and 1,000,000 tattoos,” Robbie advised W. “So if something outdoors, God, the scenes the place I do not even have the jacket on, that is an additional 20 minutes within the make-up trailer.”

Michael B. Jordan made reference to his appearing in a skintight leotard with the give attention to his Black Panther and Creed experiences.”Yeah, identical right here. Killmonger, all of the scars and stuff like that, the make-up, it took a very long time to place the prosthetics on,” Jordan added in settlement with Robbie on the idea filming “bare.” Michael B. Jordan then pretended to be a full-on Naturist on the thought his phrases being transcribed.

Nicki Minaj May Be The First Female Rapper To Sell 100 Million Units

Nicki Minaj had a curler coaster a yr in 2018. For months, her followers have been interested by her whereabouts after she seemingly fell f the map. After stepping out from behind her veil privateness, Minaj engaged in a feud with Cardi B that made headlines for many the yr. Still, she was in a position to present and show with a brand new album, Queen, the offered very effectively worldwide. Minaj did have an notorious social media meltdown after not reaching primary on Billboard along with her newest album, however she’ll quickly be primary on the planet if she will be able to maintain promoting music. 

Nicki Minaj May Be The First Female Rapper To Sell 100 Million Units
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According to Chart Data, Minaj has offered 99 million models by way of albums, singles, and options licensed by the Recording Industry Association America. She is just one million in gross sales away from turning into the primary feminine rapper to succeed in 100 million in gross sales. Minaj should not have any hassle promoting 1,000,000 extra models throughout singles and options, and her album Queen continues to be bringing in a good quantity streams each week. The Young Money signee has come a great distance for the reason that days when Lil Wayne rapped on the “Upgrade U” remix “And I simply signed a chick named Nicki Minaj.”

Tyga & Nicki Minaj's "Dip" Officially Certified Gold

When “Dip” was first launched alongside “Swap Meet,” Tyga knew immediately that one thing (or somebody reasonably) was lacking to make it the hit it deserved to be. T-Raw and Nicki Minaj go method again, initially beginning their work relationship as half Young Money. The two artists realized the methods the commerce from Lil Wayne and now, they’re each on high their respective video games. Tyga skilled a main comeback in 2018 as his popularity has been considerably renewed and Nicki Minaj had one other 12 months profitable singles. When Nicki hopped on “Dip,” a giant deal was made it. The monitor was re-debuted on Beats 1 Radio and it grew to become one Tyga’s extra well-liked songs the 12 months. Now, the numbers are displaying their laborious work because it’s simply been awarded gold certification.

These days, it is somewhat tougher to get acknowledged by the RIAA. Now that we’re within the streaming period, gross sales are laborious to come back by and solely a selected quantity streams will depend towards your complete items moved. Tyga introduced that “Dip” with Nicki Minaj is now licensed gold, displaying f the digital model his plaque. Just one other success for the Los Angeles based mostly rapper after he made a serious impression with “Taste.”

What did you suppose the brand new model the track? Better than the unique?