Over the last seven years, That Grape Juice has established itself as one of the net’s most renowned sources for Urban Pop music. Indeed, it’s become trademark for us to shine light on artists – both known and on the rise. This week sees us spotlight the latter, as we kick off the first ever Freshly Squeezed Week.
As such, we’ll be introducing a talented new name each day of this week.
Next up is…Newella Cruella!
Nicki Minaj has presented herself as a competitive Madonna, unimpressed by the premature and illegitimate rap children that now play in her castle. However, she’s now faced with a femcee she’d be hard pressed not to claim as her own…
*Enter Newella Cruella*
Affectionally billing Minaj as the Queen of Rap and herself as the genre’s Disney Princess, the lyricist first burst onto the scene when she uploaded a cover version of Nicki’s ‘Dope Dealer’ verse to YouTube. The clip – with its unique flow, Mean Girl-derived content, and dynamite delivery – facilitated the birth of an ever-growing following that have made Newella one of the ‘net’s fasting rising stars.
Find out what the buzz is about above and below…