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Nicki Minaj & Funkmaster Flex GO AT IT About Summer Jam Debacle: "There Is No B*TCH Alive That Could Scare Me Out Of Performing!"

The drama came to a head tonight on Funkmaster Flex's Hot 97 show as Nicki Minaj called in guns a-blazing to discuss Sunday night's Summer Jam debacle.  Flex dropped a few bombs about not understanding why she's under Lil Wayne's spell and allowed him to control whether she would perform.  Nicki maintained that neither Flex nor Rosenberg should have disrespected her on a worldwide platform as she was the only woman on the 2012 Summer Jam bill....

The most telling exchange in the extremely heated discussion was Nicki expressing why she felt disrespected while Flex maintained it had nothing to do with disrespect.  Only opinion. And she should have performed anyway as the fans were the only people let down.

Nicki: "My fans at Summer Jam didn't appreciate his comments, nor did my fans watching the live stream appreciate those comments. This wasn't just about the 2000 people there. This was being live streamed to the world."

Flex: "I get it. Maybe that wasn't the best time to make that comment before you touched the stage. But that is what Rosenberg said and that's his opinion."

Nicki: "It's not about his opinion. I have opinions about DJs at Hot 97 and Hot 97. But I would never come on your stage and talk about your fans. I've traveled all around the world and people come with 1 agenda--and that's to have a good time. Not to have their favorite artist be ridiculed. When you invite someone to your home you treat them with respect."
 

Before the Barb flipped her wig even more, she responded to folks who said she was simply scared to go on stage after the diss:

"I am not a quitter," Nicki screamed.  "I don't back down from anything--including when people talk about me. Wayne gave me a valuable lesson last night about knowing my worth. After that disrespect, after a man goes on stage and disrespects me and calls my music bullshit and says this isn't real hip hop--I still was going on stage. SHAME ON ME. Wayne Tweeted before he called me and said Nic, we not doing that."

Flex maintained that the diss was not about women and she should have performed anyway. "I believe the show should have happened.  Wayne and Khaled and Nicki should have performed. Why couldn't you go against him and touch the stage?"

Nicki responded, "I don't go against the president of my label. Before I had you or radio, I had Wayne. When Wayne says we as a Team ain't going on that stage, then I'm not going on that stage. I stand behind his decision. Because as a woman, it doesn't matter what people say about you, but when you put in work--I put in my work--those jokes shouldn't have been said.  Why aren't you addressing Wayne?"

Flex said he's not scared of Wayne and Flex shed some light to the listeners on his personal relationship with Nicki that goes way back.  He said he never had to go through Wayne to get to her. "You always were independent and used to come up to the station years ago. I've never known you to be a person to move under Lil Wayne. Why couldn't we resolve this from 4p when this first started to 9p--in 5 hours? That's the first time we've ever talked and Wayne over ruled you."

Nicki maintained: "For [Rosenberg] to single out the only female on the bill? That was some bitch ass shit. If you a man, then go up there and talk about a man. If all you do is take shots at women…First of all you don't know me."

"I'm not saying you went at me because I was a woman, I'm saying you shouldn't have dissed me BECAUSE I'm a woman. I'm the only female representing on the Summer Jam Stage. You don't see the big difference?"

 

Flex asked, "Did Lil Wayne make the right decision in pulling Young Money off the stage?"  Nicki didn't say yes or no, but did spell out R-E-S-P-E-C-T.  And she did say she was happy that Foxy Brown was by her side as a sister all night.

Flex spoke on Rosenberg's behalf (why Nicki couldn't speak to Rosenberg directly is beyond me) saying he wasn't attacking her or her albums, but he simply had an opinion about not feeling the one record "Starships" in comparison to the rest of them.

"Do you know where I've performed at?" Nicki responded.  "Where I used to perform 4 nights a week. I had 200 people rolling with me.  There isn't a b*tch alive who God has created on this earth who could scare me out of performing.  I get money!"

She went on about being #1 in four countries.  And having 3.5 mill records sold total (both of her albums together and calculating in singles in some way she tried to explain).  She explained this is why she has to go beyond "the hood" and make pop records.  Even if people don't like it.

She also mentioned she'll be doing a free show for her fans this summer.  But Flex maintained Hot 97 may have been at fault last night--and egos were involved--but Young Money was at fault too.  And the fans are who suffered since they didn't see Nicki, Khaled, and everyone else at Summer Jam.

And on that note...

Here's the full audio.

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divide and conquer i

divide and conquer i guess...flex, your boss tell you to not do something, you gonna do it anyway? stop trying to make her out to be weak cuz she know where to stand! by the man that helped make her FAN-tastic in the 1st place...his stance is stupid! he didn't have nothing to base his ignorance of asking stupid questions he already knew the answer to so he tried to aggravate her by asking why she didn't listen to Wayne...get off the bus with that! I aint even young money and i'll listen to Wayne foo.
tanyamichelle's picture

she is talking in circles

she is talking in circles answer the ? why didn't you as an artist step on stage, if you are down for your barbs come on stage an explain to your "barbs" let them know what happen, and let management deal with the logistics
blksable25's picture

She is the queen of Wack. Is

She is the queen of Wack. Is she for real? fans first to hell with the ego. Who dose she think she is? She is definitely a POP artist. Boooooooooooo.
Strivers Tv's picture

She knows what she signed up

She knows what she signed up for. Suck it up. Have tough skin. Is she going to have a fit with everyone who has an opinion? She won't last long.
Anonymous's picture

This whole thing is

This whole thing is ridiculous! The dude is allowed to have an opinion and voice his opinion on his platform. This is why I dont like radio jockeys or people that host shows like 106 & Park. Its like you have to stifle your voice and pretend you like EVERYBODY'S music just because of your position. Thats STUPID! I understand you have to uphold the image of the company, but do you really have to lose yourself for the sake of a company? Maybe I'm being naive, but that alone is why I'm glad my passion in life has nothing to do with the music industry. Also, I REALLY dont like how she made this a woman thing. Really? As a woman I feel like she was stretching with that argument. What does your song being wack have to do with your gender? Please stop acting like this is some sort of women's movement when its not. PLEASE for the sake of those that fought for women's rights dont turn this foolishness into a women's issue. Just stop it right now. Just stop trying to play victim Nicki. Some people like your song and some dont. Thats LIFE. Its not called hating its called an OPINION. I'm so over Nicki and her attention seeking antics. Lastly, I've been hearing a lot of her old friends say how she has changed since signing with Wayne. Of course that stuff is taken with a grain of salt, but its starting to become a pattern. I dont care either way, but I just find the pattern interesting.
Brina's picture

Amen. All of a sudden its a

Amen. All of a sudden its a "women's empowerment" thing.....but it definitely wasn't when you were runnin around calling your kind "nappy headed hoes", "monkeys" (and on a song with two white women, may I add), and throwing chicken wings n a crowd. Even if I didn't like I her song she would somewhat get my support as a Black female for breaking barriers if she hadn't went that far.....but she did, so deal with it Nicki!
marley & mee's picture

The fact still remains that

The fact still remains that the song is crap, pls no woman is asking for her to speak for them. People this is how u finish your own career before you even start.
Anonymous's picture

She should've performed. Eff

She should've performed. Eff what Rosenberg said. That's one man's opinion.
Happy Lady's picture

I don't like the song. But I

I don't like the song. But I didn't invite her to my house (paid or not) and then try to troll her about it. He was wrong. He's also a liar if he claims he would have done the same thing to a male artist. The people who are signing his checks should really think about what they actually get for their money. They could do better...no body would miss a DJ.
aisaiko's picture

Question, If someone invited

Question, If someone invited you to dinner, made you the guest-of-honor, but while you were in the bathroom washing your hands you overheard them dissing the shit out of you.... Would YOU still stay and eat? That sums up this whole dumb ass argument.
GET-A-LIFE's picture

Am I getting paid to eat? Is

Am I getting paid to eat? Is the person dissing me the homeowner or the fuckin' cook? Cause she was gettin paid, dude was just the cook and she coulda got on stage and used her voice and her star power to let homeboy have it and to say everything that she is saying in these interviews. IMPACT.
WholeLife's picture

^^^Co-sign. That's an ill

^^^Co-sign. That's an ill comparison.
Jayhah's picture

the djs on hot 97 DO NOT

the djs on hot 97 DO NOT control what is being played on that station. the WHITE people that OWN the station play that garbage for impressionable young blacks to listen to over and over again. what ronsenberg said was truth nicki's only problem is that she knows she produces terrible music. i dont get what all this respect crap is about. this same woman you guys are defending disrespects BLACK WOMEN in almost all of her songs. why are you listening to a BLACK WOMAN screaming on a track about how the next nappy headed hoe needs a perm? why is she calling out rosenberg on being white when she tries her hardest every day to emulate a WHITE WOMAN? blonde hair bleached blue contacts? are yall serious? so shes ok with her boss disrespecting women, especially black women, all the time? red bone this black bitch that smhh wake up guys people in the industry are afraid of that lame lil wayne and his crew they feel like they have to bend over and kiss ass. the white people in charge know what they are doing with these coons making music on the radio passing it off as hip hop
Anonymous 's picture

This argument is so stupid.

This argument is so stupid. Rosenburg is not in the wrong here. He said what most people think which is Starships is not Real Hip Hop. Nicki is a fool to try to categorize it as hip hop. I think that is why she gets a lot of shit talked about her because she still refuses to admit that she is a Pop Star now. And on another note this is not a race issue. I am from NY and listen to Peter Rosenburg everyday. He talks shit about everyone. Nicki is trying to use the race card to make herself look victimized. Nick grow the fuck up, just like you have to make pop records regardless if not everyone likes it, you will have people who don't like em and will voice their opinion regardless if you dont like it. And as far as summer jam, we had a blast without you. Also Foxy, you look dirty and let go. You've been rocking the same weave since 96 - girl get yo life! Up there lookin like a damn Groupie. Super tacky. You think Nicki would give a fuck about you if she saw you as competition? Hell no. You are old news. Stop trying to catch fame by hanging out with Garbaj. No one gives a fuck about you anymore. You're a HASBEEN!
TheTruth's picture

Its not even about real hip

Its not even about real hip hop or starships or none of the bullsh*t, its about the fact that since Nicki has made a move to appease the fans who appreciate her Pop tracks (due to the fact that she does make good ones--but its simply not a lot of other's people fav type of music) people have been discounting her talent, calling her a sell-out, and DISRESPECTING her publicly. It's one thing to call her a copycat, its one thing to say she's fake, its one thing to say she's wack altogether, BUT its another to say that someone's art that is appreciated by many is TRASH. Any artist in the world would defend themselves against a muhf*cka being disrespectful. And forget about the fact that her sophmore album still has 11 straight hip hop n RnB tracks, its all about Starships right? Listen, Im no Stan for her and I don't particularly care for her POP ventures either, I think the shit is corny. But I can understand and appreciate an ARTIST wanting to produce ART that people love. Whether its 1 person or 1 million, that is that artist's right! We then (as consumers) have the power to say we aint buyin it. But not to say she's not hip hop and f*ck her and ima devote to tearing you down etc. Idgaf how nobody feel, don't be disrespectful. Let's be real, a lot of artists shit has been hit or miss these days but when its a miss, guess what-- its gets no spins, no sales, no love. But no one says "Such n Such's shit is trash, its not real, and we not supportin it, we gonna ruin Such n Such" gtfoh.
TooTrillforNecoleBitchie's picture

Honey its not about "he talks

Honey its not about "he talks shit about everyone". We all know that. But to talk shit about someone to a crowd of people they are supposed to be performing in front of makes their job in that moment 10x more difficult. And its not like he was "talking shit" about everyone before they performed. What he did to Nicki was bias and unfair and as Flex said, Rosenburg chose the wrong time and place to talk shit. at the end of the day dont bite the hand that feeds you. if you know Young Money makes up a hefty part of your setlist/show why disrespect their movement (artist) BEFORE their show. Even if he did it afterwards I would understand, but to invite them there and then be rude makes no logical sense at all.
Anonymous's picture

I AGREE with what Nicki Minaj

I AGREE with what Nicki Minaj said in this interview: She SOLD a great majority of those summer jam tickets to get that crowd that was in attendance. Not only that, it is hard enough to hype up a crowd WITHOUT people bashing your music prior to you coming on to perform. She and anyone else only have to settle for that if they allow themselves to. AND ANOTHER THING SHE SAID THAT i AGREE WITH: Its not that this is an issue about disrespecting women, but why is it that Rosenberg chose to comment solely about her song?? Was there no one else performing whose songs he had a negative opinion about? Why did he single her out? AND WHY OH WHY was Flex going in on Nicki Minaj for not performing as though it wasnt Lil Wayne who told her not to perform?? Why wasnt he going in on Lil Wayne in that little rant that he did?? Men should go in on MEN! And even if they disrespect a group of men and women... thats understandable. But to see a group of men, overlook them and go straight to disrespecting the WOMAN?! Nicki said it best to Flex in that interview when she said, "I'm sorry, but that's some BITCH ASS SHIT"
Anonymous's picture

You know some of these

You know some of these comments are…anyway all this talk about this Radio DJ’s comment is not merely about him just stating his opinion it’s about how and when he chose to state his opinion. He didn’t just say “I don’t like that Starship song by Nicki Minaj” he vulgarly expressed his disgust for a song that ‘he’ did not consider to be “Real Hip-Hop” and even said to “get that bs outta here”; and allow me to again state the fact that the organization that he works for INVITED this person of whose art & livelihood he has now TOTALLY insulted in front of millions of people. Now, this argument can go on and on but the point still remains that he had not chosen such a time to share “his opinion” then none and I do mean NONE of this would even be an issue. He was wrong and Lil Wayne was right to tell his team not to perform.
LM's picture

I honestly don't think anyone

I honestly don't think anyone that went to summer jam is complaining. That should be what Nicki is worried about!
Anonymous's picture

Agreed! She seems to be the

Agreed! She seems to be the only person up in arms about it. I think she's more upset at him not liking her song than having to miss th performance. She's is always focused on what others think of her music so she can then in return call them a hater. If you're over the age of 20 hater should not be a normal part of your vocabulary. Come on.
Brina's picture

It's such a double standard

It's such a double standard in hip hop for the ladies, I mean I can't even count the number of WACK songs that the male emcees be on hmm like Jay-Z on Umbrella, Talk That Talk with Rihanna, Kanye on E.T. with Katy Perry, with Madonna on her Hard Candy album, Snoop on California Girls with Katy Perry, only difference is Nicki went the brave route and did the whole pop track on her own, and TBH it sells like hot cakes for all of our Caucasian-esque brothers and sisters, so we can't even talk about her "selling out" or being "wack" just because she's not talking about killing, fu*king, riding around in a fancy car, getting tatted, or running around telling people that she is God Himself like most of y'all ignorant selves be lookin for. I mean I would rather my daughter walk around singing Starships, than walk around singing "No Church In The Wild" Come on now. On top of that this Kim feud is hilarious because YES Kim WAS hot back in the day, but she aint reppin her brand no more, and obviously there is still a market for her brand if Nicki just came up and took the spot. . . PLUS Kim has a reputation of tryna bang on EVERY female emcee when they come up Remy, Foxy, Eve, etc so this time she just got banged on even harder I mean you do reap what you sew (sorry honey bunches) she deserves her respect, because YMCMB is eating and eating quite well, and I'd say 60% of their income at this point is from Nicki, and the rest is from Wayne, and Drake. . . . Tyga is wack so he needed to keep his tale there for that young check, and Khaled need a check he aint gotta split in 25 with all of his guest artists, and their camps. #GIVETHEGIRLRESPECT
Gio Dayevid's picture

I know u into yung muney

I know u into yung muney productions n all dat!!! cut dat bullish out u can never compare tht bubblegum trash from nicki 2 any of thm legends!! Thts blasphemy everything said by rosenberg was true probably not at the best time but very true.. I was at summerjam & I was very dissappointed not 2 c nicki perform wht she felt like... I juss wanted 2 c tht big ol fake booty bounce all ova the stage... Overall summerjam was more corny than "nick cannon" doing standup... Kanye west bee proud of ur label (Good music) the rock da show!! Pusha T, weezy dont want no parts he b gone off dat molly!! @gio dayevid bruh the topic ait about her(nickiMinaj) success its about her substance she has none.. It mayb cool 4 children but summer jam is 4 grown ups & we def did not wanna hear starship troopers..
whoodymac's picture

Yes, there is a double

Yes, there is a double standard and Minaj is the one promoting it. When the rappers you mentioned go "pop" and are criticized they say "F__ you" I'm doing me -- like it or leave it and create another 16 bars for the fans. When Minaj is criticized she allows her "boss" to screw up her credibility and then cries "feminism". Yep, there definitely is a "double standanrd".
Anonymous's picture

Come on now, as black people

Come on now, as black people we won't even go to someone's house who we don't even like for whatever reason, I DARE someone to invite me to a party and then start talkin ish about me to all the people there, I'ma chuck the deuces and head to a party where it so happens to be crackin, and then tell the homies stay up, but I won't be comin thru, just too much hate. . . . and then on to the next one. . . let's keep it a Hundo.
Gio Dayevid's picture

First of all, stop with this

First of all, stop with this "what black people won't do" nonsense. African Americans are not a monolith. Your reaction and some other hypothectical black person's reaction maybe -- and probably is -- quite different based on temperment, experience and reason. For example, a critique of THIS BLACK PERSON's song by a DJ would not have prevented THIS BLACK PERSON from performing my contract, telling the DJ what I thougt about him, making my fans happy and maybe garnering a few more fans in the process. In other words, I'm not going to screw up THIS BLACK PERSON's credibility and money because some DJ doesn't like ONE SONG. Second, I've had about enough with this false equivalency. This is not a social situation where social graces are expected. Minaj was invited to perform, i.e., work -- this is at its core a business transaction, not a social situation. This is about the business of art. Someone critiques the art -- ONE SONG and it was apparently to much for Young Money to bear. Not everything is for everybody. If you want to conquer a medium that involves a heck of a lot of critique and is in the public sphere, you need to have a thick skin. Because honestly, if you only listened to yes men and women around you, you'll never grow. Minaj keeps this up and she'll find herself with Olivia on the Love and Hip Hop Season 5. The business of Hip Hop is very different than it was 5-10 yrs. Sponsors who may have been interested in her are probably thinking twice -- Who wants to contract with someone who cancels an entire engagement so easily? Really, I can't take someone seriously in the hip hop business who is that fragile. What happened to the "M ____ink Monster"?! -- She never existed apparently.
Anonymous's picture

Well said!

Well said!
Brina's picture

I gress 100%

I gress 100%
Shana's picture

omg i agree with u everything

omg i agree with u everything you said are facts ....point blank period
Anonymous's picture

and to continue my Bit.. How

and to continue my Bit.. How dare anybody who knows and follows hip hop come for Nicki Minaj saying she is a sell out, saying she is a pop artist and saying she only plays it safe, I use this All the time.. Ice cube went from a hardcore hip hop rapper, to doing films like are we there yet as a loving family man, Ice tea aka the cop killer now plays a cop, Ludacris is now a respected actor, Andre 3000 traded in corn rows and rap lyrics to green hair perms with flips and pop music. and I only say all that to say this its the people who want a one trick pony not the lable if you as a lable only want your artist to stay in one box guess what it will get pretty old pretty quick. oh yall thought plies was gonna stay singing about pussy for ever and stay selling. We all know there have been hip hop artist who may not have complete changed the type of music they do but have changed the tone of music they do you hear more rappers talking about making love and having r&b singers on their hooks now vs them only singing about bitches and trap shit. T.i is the perfect example he appealed to street niggas then went on to making girls panties wet. Bringing it Back to Nicki Minaj if you listen to her cd she gives what appeals to the masses she gives quality and she gives energy her album status her does not equate to her overall album status nor does it equate to the money in her pocket and the music that she is doing if you like it or not is still impacting air waves in some way shape or form
My Time Now's picture

ur on point .. i agree

ur on point .. i agree
Anonymous's picture

GREAT POINT!!!

GREAT POINT!!!
LM's picture

I still Feel like in this day

I still Feel like in this day and age everybody is missing the point. 1 as some one who has a talent and is proud of my work, if I was headliner or hell if i was just an opening act of your event, concert, show, tour what ever and I know im not doing this for exposure and already have a solid fan base, I will not take your stage if anybody from your staff decided to try and announce me by calling any form of my art "bullshit, and not real" Id walk of as well that is very rude. It's not that she is a female but that she was the only female for that set. she is female rap right now and she is basically the only thing a lot of who tuned in was waiting for. It's not about being scared nor being sensitive but when you put down Nicki Minaj (as a dj a radio personality with a lot of power in the music industry) you are knocking the producers who worked on that track, you are knocking the director of the video and you are basically telling people who like that song they are bullshit for listening. Point number 2. Who the hell in their right mind would really announce their own personal opinion infront of a concert and millions of viewers, and then flex to have a rant during the concert would want to come to a stage set for failure. Nicki minaj has paid her dues for hip hop and her cross over is sick....
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Anonymous's picture

Whether Rosenberg is jewish,

Whether Rosenberg is jewish, latino, black is not the issue. Real hip hop heads know real hip hop, and that man was stating his opinion. As a woman who also happens to be black just like Nicki ( minus all that crap she put on herself) I love hip hop music and respect the world wide appeal it has formed. Back on topic though I would have to agree wholeheartedly that starsship song is complete garbage imo.
Ms. P`'s picture

Miss Flex need to have a

Miss Flex need to have a seat. He is too old and he's just bee queening out on all the fish. Olivia, foxy brown, christina Millian, Wendy Williams and now nicki. I'm just tired of miss flex. You don't run up on any dudes but you ran up steph lover allegedly back in the day. I'm not even a nicki fan but I'm tired of him.
 ThugmissesKHIAfan 's picture

Why is she arguing about an

Why is she arguing about an event she was contracted and paid to do? If you don't want criticism, the don't be in the public domain. And definitely don't get pissy because someone said something you don't like...use that as fuel to perform your heart it...get your money and keep it moving.
Anonymous's picture

The jew boy wants to keep her

The jew boy wants to keep her and no BLACK STEREOTYPICAL IMAGE in a box. Not happy unless black women are fighting, cussing or grinding on stage. I wonder how he would feel if all those little jewish actresses were only allowed to play jewish women stereotypes in movies ie nagging, manipulative, controlling money hungry or materialistic? Fuck Rosenberg! Why is it that you no longer hear nor see any anti semitic songs on the radio, nor negative jewish images on tv and the movies? jews control almost every major record company, radio and tv station in this county. Freedom of speech only applies when it's negative black stereotypes, images and songs everything else is CENSORED! That's why I laugh when you fools talk about rappers keeping it real. Is it so hard to understand that if jews can eliminate anti semitic images and anti gay rap songs they can also eliminate anti black images and rap songs with violence and the N- word? Is is beyond your capacity to understand that if the jews can eliminate something they can also hype, promote and glorify a negative image with psychological brain washing of negative stereotypes and gangster rap?
Keep it Real's picture

Correction ...... wants to

Correction ...... wants to keep her and THE BLACK STEREOTYPICAL IMAGE in a box.
Keep it Real's picture

I think this is getting too

I think this is getting too complicated. Forget whether you like her music or not, that is beside the point. The issue at hand is that Hot 97 INVITED her to perform and then one of their employees publicly disrespected her music. Not professional and utterly disrespectful. Period. Whether "Starships" had a place at a hip hop festival should have been considered before they extended the invite. Case Closed.
Anonymous's picture

Veryy well said. THANK YOU!!!

Veryy well said. THANK YOU!!!
Anonymous's picture

Did I miss something, how was

Did I miss something, how was he disrespectful to women? He doesnt like your song, and you happen to be a woman, so somehow he is dissing women? Have a seat Nicki. You cant be a "boss" then follow behind Wayne, and you cant be "one of the boys" then claim he disrespecting "women" by taking a shot at your ONE song.
why cant we reply directly's picture

Question, If someone invited

Question, If someone invited you to dinner, made you the guest-of-honor, but while you were in the bathroom washing your hands you overheard them dissing the shit out of you.... Would YOU still stay and eat? That sums up this whole dumb ass argument.
GET-A-LIFE's picture

most of us aren't bleached

most of us aren't bleached out blonde wig wearing sell outs so i doubt that would happen
Anonymous 's picture

Agreed

Agreed
Anonymous's picture

Maybe I'm just too old school

Maybe I'm just too old school but I'm calling BS on Minaj and I'm taking umbrage with her making this into a disrepect of her becasue she's a woman. While I recognize that in certain realms an opinion can no longer be expressed without those who see the world solely in binaries (hater/stan) raising a stink, what the man said was not a diss or a show of disrepsect to Minaj. He expressed an opinion about A PARTICULAR song that objective observers would not likely disagree is more pop than hip hop. The DJ was entitled to do so, before, during, or after her performance. A true artist -- an certainly one that is a "hip hop" -- would have gone on stage, killed the performance and sonned the DJ all in one. This is especially so in the case of a female "hip hop" artist. That's what a professional would do. If there was any disrespect it came from Lil' Wayne. I presume he is a smart guy and understands the nature of the business he is in. For him to remove Minaj from the show gave the impression that she's soft and weak -- awful attributes for a hip hop artist and detrimental for a woman in that business. Notice that the lens is focused squarely Minaj, not Lil' Wayne. He has been in the buisness for 15 years and has 9 (?) solo albums under his belt. He has proved his bona fides and can afford to be a prima donna -- Minaj has not and cannot afford to be at this point. This is a game of chess, not checkers. Regardless of what her "boss" tells her, surely one of Young Money's biggest artists has some say. If not, it is hypocritical and a non-starter to demand "respect" from a DJ when you cannot even muster at "home". In one fell swoop Minaj made it know that she is not in fact in charge. This leads me to the final issue, it was and is bad form for Minaj to suggest she should not have been called out because she was the only woman on the bill. Really? Is she really asking for special dispenation because she is a female hip hop artist? No ma'am. Minaj's "womaness" as an artist grants her no special privileges except a separate trailer and bathroom. Her argument is basically "I'm a girl. You not supposed to come at me like this." Can you imagine if Queen Latifah, MC Lyte or Monie Love came out with that BS?! If she wants to earn respect for her craft, then she needs to hone her craft and decide who or what she wants to be: either the hottest hip hop artist or the hottest female hip hop artist. She decided to enter one of the most misogynistic fields ever. You don't earn respect by falsely pointing to your being a woman as the cause of your error when your product is criticized -- you maintain professionalism, play on the same field as the boys and come back harder and stronger.
Anonymous's picture

WELL SAID!!!

WELL SAID!!!
KyshaNycol's picture

blah blah blah.... that

blah blah blah.... that Starship joint is WHACK!! "PERIOD!"
TheFashionistachic's picture

The jew boy wants to keep her

The jew boy wants to keep her in a box. Not happy unless black women are fighting, cussing or grinding on stage. I wonder how he would feel if all those little jewish actresses were only allowed to play jewish women stereotypes in movies ie nagging, manipulative, controlling money hungry or materialistic? Fuck Rosenberg! Why is it that you no longer hear nor see any anti semitic songs on the radio, nor negative jewish images on tv and the movies? jews control almost every major record company, radio and tv station in this county. Freedom of speech only applies when it's negative black stereotypes, images and songs everything else is CENSORED! That's why I laugh when you fools talk about rappers keeping it real. Is it so hard to understand that if jews can eliminate anti semitic images and anti gay rap songs they can also eliminate anti black images and rap songs with violence and the N- word? Is is beyond your capacity to understand that if the jews can eliminate something they can also hype, promote and glorify a negative image with psychological brain washing of negative stereotypes and gangster rap?
Keep it Real's picture

So you really don't have an

So you really don't have an articulate, thought-provoking argument -- just the same old stereotypical "the Jews are in control" tropes. Got it ... NEXT!
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