Commercial glory aside, Nicki Minaj’s lyrical skill and story telling abilities have seen her rise well above the realm of ‘Female Rap’ to become one of the most celebrated Rappers of all time.
Indeed, despite trying and failing numerous times to cite her aesthetic, financial backing and eccentricities as the root cause of her notoriety, her naysayers continue to find themselves faced with facts that point to the contrary.
Facts, that lie in her subtle use of metaphors, clear diction and versatility . Facts, acknowledged by ‘Through the Wire’ lyricist Kanye West, who has named her verse on his 2010 cut ‘Monster’ the best Hip Hop verse of all time.
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