Nicki Minaj

It seems like the Catholic church aren’t the only ones upset with Nicki Minaj.

Recently a video from a man discussing some of the disparaging comments toward “nappy-headed” black women in Nicki Minaj’s songs has surfaced, and many are wondering if he has a point.

The video is mashup of black popular music from the past and images of women rocking afros and other natural ‘dos, along side some of Nicki’s seemingly anti-black women disses to her foes.

As she did in the song “Stupid Hoe,” Nicki refers to “nappy-headed hoes” in her hit, “Did It On ‘Em” and even likens her competition to monkeys on another track. According to the man behind the video, Nicki is no better Don Imus and other racist folks who celebrate European features while calling black hair and features unattractive.

While the man has a point, I think it’s unfair to single out Nicki for her remarks. While we should most certainly take a critical look at her lyrics, rappers have consistently been hurling slurs at black women for years. Why give them a pass and just focus solely on Nicki?

What do you think, Clutchettes and Gents? Should black folks boycott Nicki Minaj? 

*Via AllHipHop

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  • S.

    “Boycott”?

    No. Boycotting would infer that I bought into her in the first place and that never happened
    Other Blacks can make their own decision on who the want to represent and who they want to represent them.

    Nicki Minaj is more a reflection of the state of the White masses anyways

    • LemonNLime

      That is exactly what I thought! I can’t boycott something I would never waste my hard earned money on in the first place. I give her a good 2-5 years and we won’t have to see her trashy self anymore.

      But where are all the people yelling about boycotting that other hateful disrespectful mess people want to call rap or hip hop? I’m sure males in hip hop have said a lot worse the Nicki.

  • Ms. Information

    Ignorance is at an all time high…I mean she wears a pink wig…who takes her seriously? She’s a walking pink joke.

  • lulu

    why do we insult ourselves?? that s all i gotta say

  • Nadia

    She is the female version of the modern-day minstrel show. She is the affirmation of the very worst stereotypes people have about blacks – she’s a loud, crazy negro woman who doesn’t wear enough clothes. I’d like for her to just sit down. And shut up.

  • http://commentarybyvalentina.wordpress.com/ Val

    Who gives male rappers a pass? I don’t. I just wrote a post earlier this week saying I am through with Nicki after she released “Stupid Hoe”.

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