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Watch: Nicki Minaj Lights Up ‘The Today Show’

Nicki MinajSH Watch: Nicki Minaj Lights Up The Today Show

Ever the hard worker, Nicki Minaj took ‘The Today Show‘ this morning to perform cuts from her #1 album ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded’.

Dressed to kill and joined by her whimsical dance crew, the ‘Pop‘ front woman also graced the show with a short interview, which saw her dish on her world tour, new material and future plans.

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  • August 14, 2012 at 9:07 am
    NOBITCHASSNESS says:
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    LOVE her.

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    ThatGrapefruitJuice Replied:

    I love her too but that nose is so fake, lol. I enjoyed her appearance/performance this morning though. She looked plastic GOOD.

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    FAF Replied:

    THE QUEEN’S NOSE IS REAL!!!

    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    b****

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    Nika Replied:

    @FAF – ummm, NO, it ain’t. Same shape but slimmer.

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    FAF Replied:

    http://www.inflexwetrust.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/07.bmp

    NOW DEAL!!!

  • August 14, 2012 at 9:17 am
    TIMTIM says:
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    Honestly speaking, this performance wasn’t bad at all. She’s evolving into something that hip-hop hasn’t seen before, good or bad. I think Nicki has the potential to become one of the most memorable artist that hip-hop has ever produced she has the fan base, Mega hits and haters for days.

    A lot of people give nicki a lot of s*** because of her doing pop records, but lets be honest here! Nicki’s pop music sells, all over over the world at that! So in my opinion as long as her pop music is successful, why shouldn’t she make them?

    Can she rap? – YES
    Do her wigs need to go? – YES
    Does she put out the right music? -NO
    Can she sing? -SOMETIMES
    Is she improving? -YES

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    HALF AMAZIN Replied:

    Thats the thing, she’s NOT a hip hop artist anymore. Her fanbase is fickle tweens. What’s going to happen when fist pumping music is no longer the flavor of the week? Nicki has nothing timeless.

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    TimTim Replied:

    Nicki appeals to this generations music listeners! When I was a kid & Kim came out, my mother & her generation didn’t view Kim as being timeless. But Kim appealed to the 90′s “adolescent” generation, and became timeless.

    FAF Replied:

    U WANT HER TO FLOP PUTTING OUT THAT ’90S RAP s***??? SHE’S RAPPING ON NEW SCHOOL MUSIC, UGLY!! !

    BAPS Replied:

    She is a MK Ultra mind controlled slave. She believes she is how many ppl, and the conversation between her and Matt Lauer was creepy. They subliminally was saying she is controlled. Her alter personality is a man named Roman Polanski, and all her handlers did was switch the P to a Z. This man anally raped and drugged a 13 year old girl just look him up. She said Roman is a gay little boy who is angry and like to hurt ppl. That is sick, and her music is wack. So her alter personalities is Barbie, Roman, Roman mother, Nicki Minaji, and many others to come. Now is that not strange that one person can have so many personalities???

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    Benron (DAT RIHANNA REIGN...) Replied:

    sHES A CRAZY b****!

    Ugh Replied:

    Ummmm she has only one hit…….SuperBass. No grammys yet, her future is uncertain.

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    FAF Replied:

    one thing is for sure, f**
    nickieleaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Nicki-Minaj-RIAA-nickieleaks.png
    LIL KIM IS NEVER COMING BACK!! DEAL WITH THE FACTS!!

    IM Replied:

    1 hit you say,your a retard i won’t even go in to it with you.

  • August 14, 2012 at 9:33 am
    I Judge Flops says:
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    When you open with a “POP” song, it’s safe to say you are a “POP” artist.

    Please don’t use Hip-Hop and Nicki in the same sentence.

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    FAF Replied:

    f**, GO BUMP TAYLOR SWIFT!!! YOU WERENT W/ THE QUEEN SHOOTING IN THE GYM!!

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    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    c***

    HaYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY Replied:

    as much as you say that, it doesnt change the fact that Nicki’s most recent album had more hip hop than pop on it, and that in her whole career she’s had less than ten pop songs, but over a hundred hip hop songs. So stop, she is WWAY more hip hop than she is pop. She does a few pop songs, but she in not pop

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    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    b****!

    Katie Replied:

    @ Hayyyyyyyyyyyyy….. You are the definition of delusional if you think that any music she has put out except for her mixtapes was actually hip hop.

    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    i actually agree with kaitie

    BAPS Replied:

    This puppet is not my leader, and she is right she Beez in the Trap” of the music industry cult.

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    FAF Replied:

    U STILL COMMENTING, UGLY??? nickieleaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Nicki-Minaj-RIAA-nickieleaks.png

    THIS IS ALL THAT MATTERS WE ARENT HERE FOR THAT n**** s***!!! NICKI MAKES MUSIC AS A BUSINESS!! DONT LIKE IT?? GO WAIT IN LINE W/ JEAN GRAE’S’ UGLY ASS!!

    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    faf, catch on fire

  • August 14, 2012 at 9:59 am
    nicko says:
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    That was FANTASTIC !! Pop or Hip Hop who cares ?? Nicki KILLED it !! #TeamMinaj !! <3

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    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    kill yoself h**

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  • August 14, 2012 at 10:01 am
    TimTim says:
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    No one can tell me Nicki minaj can’t rap!

    Even though she has put out 3 MEGA HIT POP SONGS, that doesn’t take away from her ability to rap!

    *****************************Examples Below******************************************

    -Play Time Is Over (Mixtape) -Roman Reloaded (song)
    -Sucka Free (Mixtape) -I Am Your Leader (song)
    -Beam Me Up Scotty (Mixtape) -Come On A Cone (song)
    -Sweet Dreams Remix -Champion (song)
    -All I Do Is Win Remix -Out Of My Mind (Verse)
    -Shaking It For Daddy (Verse) -Make Me Proud (Verse)
    -Up Out My Face (Verse)
    -Little Freak (Verse)
    -My Chick Bad (Verse)
    -Get it All (Verse)
    -5 Star Chick (Verse)
    -Whoo Hoo (Verse)
    -Hold Yuh (Verse)
    -Monster (Verse)
    -Up All Night (Verse)
    -Blazin (song)
    -I’m the Best (song)
    -Romans Revenge (song)
    -Did It On Em (song)
    -Moment 4 Life (song)
    -Dear Old Nicki (song)
    -Hov Lane (song)

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    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    no one can tell me the yo p**** clean

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    Cassie Replied:

    Those were all weak except for her Monster verse and mixtapes. Besides, no one is saying she wasn’t a rapper. They are saying that her genre of music is not Hip Hop. Her genre of music should be labeled as either just Rap, Pop/Rap, Dance/Rap, Electronic/Rap, Techno/ Rap,(etc.). Not Hip Hop because she does not have the sound, feel, or message of Hip Hop.

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    FAF Replied:

    U STAN FOR CASSIE , FLOP nickieleaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Nicki-Minaj-RIAA-nickieleaks.png

  • August 14, 2012 at 10:08 am
    ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) says:
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    I’m glad she performed ‘I Am Your Leader’. It’s my favorite off of the album. She needs to do an album where all the songs are more lyrical, more well produced and more hip hop. I much prefer her mixtapes to her pop stuff. But the sad thing is that if she didn’t do pop, she wouldn’t be on the ‘Today Show’ or ‘Leno’, BET, Ellen etc. Oh well…

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    Say what? Replied:

    I am your leader?… No wonder ya’ll lost Dam followers!!! Lolol ugh!

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    FAF Replied:

    SHE’S YOUR LEADER, f**… ON TEH CHARTS nickieleaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Nicki-Minaj-RIAA-nickieleaks.png DEAL!!!

  • August 14, 2012 at 10:18 am
    FAF says:
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    SHE JUST SHOT A VIDEO FOR “I AM YOUR LEADER” AS WELL AS “CHAMPION” THEN SHE’S DOING A POP SINGLE TO CLOSE OUT THIS ERA… WHO BUT THE QUEEN CAN PERFORM W/ LARYNGITIS & STILL SLAY??? U LESSERS WILL HATE THE QUEEN ONCE THIS NEXT ALBUM HITS PLATINUM <3 <3 <3

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    FAF Replied:

    LOL @ “HOW CAN U BE HIP HOP WITH A POP SINGLE” ITS EASY, DUMMIES ITS CALLED EXPLORING EVERY GENRE OF MUSIC… ISN’T THAT HOW KIM GOT THAT GRAMMY?

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    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    b**** eat dirt

    FAF Replied:

    YA MAMA, UGLY! KRS1 WIDE NOSE FLOP!

    Cassie Replied:

    It’s funny that you should bring Kim up again as usual because the main problem with your retarded statement is that the song with Kim was labeled correctly as a Pop song not a Hip Hop/ Rap song just because it had a little Rap in it so stop being b*** hurt. Nicki’s album mainly has Contemporary RnB and Pop songs with a little Rap but she still MISLABELED the whole thing as Hip hop/Rap so that’s disrespectful, incorrect, and not considered exploring. Now If you want to know what exploring different genres actually means than I suggest you research rappers like Lauryn Hill, Miss Elliot, Left Eye, Lil Kim for examples because Nicki is doing it wrong by completely leaving her roots.

    FAF Replied:

    NO ONE CARES, d***!! DEAL!! nickieleaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Nicki-Minaj-RIAA-nickieleaks.png

  • August 14, 2012 at 10:42 am
    BitchICan'tEvenSpellWelfare says:
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    It was a nice performance. Very glad to hear “I Am Your Leader.”

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    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    s***

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  • August 14, 2012 at 10:46 am
    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) says:
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    plastic w****

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    FAF Replied:

    YOUR IDOL KRIMBERLY???????

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    Hayley Replied:

    @FAF, Your fat ugly momma?

    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    thank u haley

  • August 14, 2012 at 11:57 am
    Ismyhalostraight says:
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    Yessssss!! I so clicked on the link thinkin she was gonna give pop!! But she gave me hiphop!!! “I need my ratchet girls to act mad ratchet right now” yesssssss
    Slayed

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  • August 14, 2012 at 1:05 pm
    Multiple personality disorder tourette syndrome having bish says:
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    Iggy Azalea is better. Can’t wait for her to blow up big and shove Shitti 3Way off the map.

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    FAF Replied:

    nickieleaks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Nicki-Minaj-RIAA-nickieleaks.png

    WHO?? KEEP STANNING FOR THE QUEEN IN YOUR SCREENNAME f**!! she got that ugly mind!!

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  • August 14, 2012 at 1:13 pm
    RG2 says:
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    People compare her to Lil Kim, and say that NIcki is just complete s***. OKAY maybe some people don’t find her or her music appealing because NEW SCHOOL rappers don’t meet the standards or credentials of Hip Hop fans who grew up with 90′s rappers (ex: Kim, Foxy, Jay-Z, Biggie, Pac). When I was really young in 1996 Lil Kim came out, my parents generation didn’t view Kim as being a legend or a trend setter with her s** appeal. Lil Kim appealed to the 90′s teenagers and young adults and became A LEGEND. In todays music Nicki Minaj appeals to adolescents growing up in the 2010′s decadeas well as the young adults. ITS SAD BUT MOST YOUNG HIP HOP LOVERS OF TODAY HAVE FORGOTTEN KIM AS A BIG FEMALE RAPPER BECAUSE THEY DIDn’T GROW UP LISTENING TO HER, SO THEREFORE NICKI IS ALL THEY KNOW WHEN IT COMES TO BIG FEMALE RAPPERS OUT TODAY.

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  • August 14, 2012 at 1:13 pm
    Nick says:
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    YES HONEY YESSSS!!!

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    truth(THEREALISTUBITCH) Replied:

    say yes to shutting the f*** up U PUSS p**** b****!! THAT s*** TRASH…LIKE YO LOOSE BOOTY BROTHER!! h**

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  • August 14, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    TAYLOR says:
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    I’m shocked she didn’t do a pop number. GOOd JOb

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  • August 14, 2012 at 1:59 pm
    Benron (DAT RIHANNA REIGN...) says:
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    I was not feeling Starships at all, she has no presence (less than Katy, and Rita, which is like 2 steps up from being utterly confused and giving a cassie “me and u” performance) She doesen’t look good (she needs to give those wigs to good will) she wasn’t even doing anything.

    She needs to learn to dance, until then her performances are akward. How you gonna perform a dance-pop song and just sit here doing your stiff, mechanical no-rythm wine. How embarrasing.

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    DaHotNig Replied:

    Go eat your moms shriveled c***! All rihtard do is pat that stretched out p****, smoke weed, and drink on stage! What is even more awkward is that that rihanna reign haven’t gotten her a #1 album LMAO!

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    Benron (DAT RIHANNA REIGN...) Replied:

    It sold her a million copies of #TTT worldwide in 3 weeks, didnt it take Nicki 14….. Goodbye, at least Rihanna can dance and definitely posseses the ability to stay on-key for more than .5 seconds unlike nicki.

    Rihanna does none of that onstage and it is clear by her filling arenas and Nicki struggling ot sell out the U.S theatres.

    Katie Replied:

    LMAO!

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    FAF Replied:

    DEAD @ DAHOTNIG….

  • August 14, 2012 at 10:51 pm
    THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. says:
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    Nicki is a TROOPER!!!!!!!!

    Cause honestly, I would be EMBARRASSED to show my face with those low, FLOP album sales :?

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