Behind The Scenes: Nicki Minaj – ‘Anaconda (Video)’

Published: Thursday 7th Aug 2014 by David

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Dancer/choreographer Casper Smart is the latest addition to Nicki Minaj‘s creative team this year, called on to join Laurieann Gibson to help bring the rapper’s vision to life with new single ‘Anaconda‘!

Featuring appearances from British fitness model David Mcintosh, and scenes akin to 2010’s ‘Massive Attack’, the video was teased via behind the scenes footage unveiled by the performer minutes ago.

Press play to catch Nicki, and many a special guest, in action below…


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  1. #TeamTinashe Stan (Watch Out For Her New Single “Pretend” Ft. ASAP Rocky) August 7, 2014

    I’m a just say that Nicki fooled all of us when she said this album would be more Hip Hop and less pop…… and she releases two singles “Pills N Lotions” and “Ana….I can’t” I can’t with her. She is starting to remind me of Azealia Banks…. Example: Azealia said “Yung Rapunxel” was about fighting the system and freedom but all she is talking about in the song is her cl!t and all sorts of randomness. Y’all better get on some real sh!t, real quick because I’m actually rooting for both of them…….. well partially. 😉

    • Lola August 7, 2014

      YASS BISHHHHHHHH! so true, iggy done derailed nicki’s so called hip hop direction for ‘The Pinkprint.’ smh. I stan for her but this is utter bullSh*t. And never talk about azealia when you’re talking about Nicki Minaj! She doesn’t fit lol.

    • Nicki Is Queen August 7, 2014

      Who is tinashe tho??? Seriously.

    • Fancy BISH August 7, 2014

      I really like the Flawless Remix, I need to see the video for Bang Bang and performances in order to bop to it (just like I had to for Lady Marmalade), but…Ana…Ana…chile, GOODBYE with Anaconda! #Mess

    • Shade on sight August 7, 2014

      She didn’t fool me cause i knew she would come out with some basic shlt.

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  2. Yea ok August 7, 2014

    Chile nicki is a disgrace taking this classic song and redoing it to sound like this trash. Chasing pop number ones again I see after saying the album will be more hip hop.

    Thank god Kim is about to storm again. Real hip hop. Not this Katy perry bubblegum rap crap.

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  3. Beysus August 7, 2014

    Jay Z is rumoured to perform Renegade and Run This Town at The Monster Tour…. Da fuq???

    • Brian310 August 7, 2014

      Well they say he won’t be at the VMAS with Bey so I don’t see why he should perform at the Monster tour.

      • Brian310 August 7, 2014

        *Shouldn’t

  4. Nicki Is Queen August 7, 2014

    Can’t wAit for this video! Slay nicki!

    • Shade on sight August 7, 2014

      That person in your avi looks like a monkey that they use to test makeup products on LOL

      • Nicki minaj queen August 7, 2014

        Thats really racist

      • Shade on sight August 7, 2014

        LOL it’s cool im blk

      • truth (icki is the QWEEN OF PUSHBACK!! Iggy got her scuured honey. #IckiAFlop) August 7, 2014

        DEATH!!!!! @Shade

  5. Realest August 7, 2014

    How are you labeling your album “the pink print” in reference to classic Jay-Z album “the blue print” when:

    1.) your album cover was more interesting/exciting/overshadowingthen the actual song

    2.) the video is redundant to your first video “massive attack” yet is STILL much more interesting than the actual song

    3.) pills n potions was- well… It was pills n potions LOL!!!!

    Don’t reference a classic rap album and yours in comprised of generic trash

    [(-_-)]
    √)__)>
    / \
    Girl boom

    • Shade on sight August 7, 2014

      Yaaasssssssssssssssss bish (sips tea hun)

    • Nicki minaj queen August 7, 2014

      Lol first of all she didn’t even realse the album cover for the pinkprint so your wrong about that sh!t how you get album cover from single cover bish dismiss loool

      • Realest August 7, 2014

        The anaconda single cover is more interesting than the generic, basic ass TRAGIConda, forgettable track. How the single cover more interesting than the song? Lmfaoooooo!!!! Read and comprehend babes and whilst at it, comprehend this too.

        [(-_-)]
        √)__)>
        / \
        Girl boom

      • Wheresmyjizzle August 7, 2014

        That person in your avi looks like a monkey that they use to test makeup products on. CRY BISH!!!!!

    • Nicki Is Queen August 7, 2014

      Loose bottom f**

    • Wheresmyjizzle August 7, 2014

      Preach Realest!!!! Put these thots in their place!!!!!

      • Realest August 7, 2014

        And this has NOTHING to do with lil Kim.. You’re deeming your album “classic” by it’s title and “claiming authenticity” yet coming out with generic, forgetful music which couldn’t be FURTHER from a classic NOR authentic!!

    • King Nicki August 7, 2014

      @fakest Girl sit Nicki is queen and your constant hate and shade only make you look like a lonely pressed power bottom tbh

      • Realest August 7, 2014

        Do you even know what a power bottom is? Do you even know if I’m a man? Lol. Whoa, wait.. Why am I asking that, you don’t even know what decent music, you stan for a generic, garbaj maker. NEVERMIND my question bae, just MOND this..

        [(-_-)]
        √)__)>
        / \
        Girl boom

    • truth (icki is the QWEEN OF PUSHBACK!! Iggy got her scuured honey. #IckiAFlop) August 7, 2014

      Yaaaaaaasssss #Girl boom

    • fem class action August 7, 2014

      This who paragraph was lame. None of it even credible. Her album cover is not out. Pills andpotions is well pills and potions.Really?Oh we didn’t know. Gtfoh.

      Pills and potions was talking about some thing realmore than 95% of these other songs out here and yall still talk s$hit. Yall just got hate in your blood. Then when she doa fun song you still gotsomething to say even though people that know music can recognize what’s real. She don’tjust give you club likemost men do, or streets, she give you party, club, sad, and meanings. I’m sure her album will have a lot of different typesof songs.

      Nicki is an artist. She is versatile. She is entertaining. She is a hard worker and she gotta work a lot harder than her white and male counter parts. So yall know its not easy for a black femalerapper in these games. Just look at the charts. SMH>

      It’s Nicki, Drake, K lamar, Cole, and Jay z these days and Jay z is not even going as hard. These the only rap albums I willbuy these days.

  6. pu$$y juice lover August 7, 2014

    Yasss nicki!! It will be her best video.

    • truth (icki is the QWEEN OF PUSHBACK!! Iggy got her scuured honey. #IckiAFlop) August 7, 2014

      We dragn that ho on this blog

  7. Shade on sight August 7, 2014

    This Sh^t looking like a rihanna’s where have you been video ft nicki I’ll pass

    • Nicki minaj queen August 7, 2014

      No it don’t lol goodbye

  8. LIL KIM IS THE G.O.A.T. August 7, 2014

    Poor Nicki Minaj. She is going to flop so bad with this album it is not even funny. She can barely be called a rapper. She’s a pop tart like Katy Perry, but Katy Perry actually has several #1 singles, and Nicki has zero.

    I think Nicki Minaj is overrated as a rapper, and she is overrated as a pop artist. Her music is too garbage for her to be considered a historical figure in music. She won’t even be considered as great as Katy Perry when her career is over.

    I’m happy Lil’ Kim is back to give us real hip hop fans what we need to hear. Real rap and lyricism, not this bubblegum pop crap. ALL HAIL THE QUEEN BEE, LIL’ KIM!!!

    • Nicki Is Queen August 7, 2014

      FLOPPP

      • LIL KIM IS THE G.O.A.T August 7, 2014

        Your mom is a flop tho.

    • NICKIMINAJ QUEEN August 7, 2014

      FLOPPPPPPPPP lil kim is not queen last time i check lauryn hill had a gobal success not lil kim so how is she queen you tried it thou ill wait until “your queen” is back on billboard but will be a well the way she is going lml

      • Wheresmyjizzle August 7, 2014

        Lame ass motherphucker!!! Go check on your granny’s greasy twat!!!

    • fem class action August 7, 2014

      Lil kim don’t even sound the same no more and you know it. Her nose is pinned shut. You probably don’t even know lil kim’s hardest track. I want Kim towin, Foxy could come back she stillat an age where she can go hard.

      But honestly, Nicki is our hope right now because she has the ability to wreck the charts like teh whites do. That’s why I ride hard for her. And yall mad. So she supposed to play low. Stop playin and let Nicki live. Black people destroy they own crabs in a barrel uncle tom a**es. Makin it esy too easy.

      • Wheresmyjizzle August 7, 2014

        Shut the PHUCK up.

  9. Stephy August 7, 2014

    Should be another big booty entertaining video. Her vids are always colorful & creative!

    • truth (icki is the QWEEN OF PUSHBACK!! Iggy got her scuured honey. #IckiAFlop) August 7, 2014

      Hush puppy

  10. TinasheBot 6000 August 7, 2014

    Those Itunes sales and billboard chart positions got the haters steam pressed hunny. she is already slaying and the album isn’t even out yet. so far this era she has a top 20 and a top 10 on the hot 100.

    • truth (icki is the QWEEN OF PUSHBACK!! Iggy got her scuured honey. #IckiAFlop) August 7, 2014

      Who ARE u??

  11. King Nicki August 7, 2014

    Love the song and can’t wait to see the video

  12. RDK August 7, 2014

    looking good can’t wait to watch the full video, nicki doing her thing.

    • truth (icki is the QWEEN OF PUSHBACK!! Iggy got her scuured honey. #IckiAFlop) August 7, 2014

      THOT

  13. K August 7, 2014

    the haters are out in swarms like the roaches they are, anyways keep doing your thing Nicki minaj looking forward to this Anaconda video.

    • truth (icki is the QWEEN OF PUSHBACK!! Iggy got her scuured honey. #IckiAFlop) August 7, 2014

      U r SUCH a sissy

    • Wheresmyjizzle August 7, 2014

      Wack ass mothaphucker

  14. Rihboy August 7, 2014

    Girl bye! This song is terrible

  15. fem class action August 7, 2014

    You people know nothing about rap over here.If anybody is the katy perry of rap it’s Iggy. Sher does not know the culture and she does not rep the culture.They trying hard to make her the eminem of rap.Insulting. She’s a mockery of the culture.That’s why all of her songs are charting on hot 100.She is the “great white hope”- The answer.

    I know so many female rappers way better who can’t even get on but they letting her bubbleguma$$ in.GTFOH.She is a clear pop artist. Not a rapper. Some of you need to leave rap alone. At least Nicki keeps the rap formulas in her commercial stuff and is versatile.She writes her own rhymes.Her flow is top notch. Gtfoh.

    Alot of white people are narcissist and have control issues. I’m starting to not trust them.

    • Wheresmyjizzle August 7, 2014

      Dumbest paragraph ever!!!! What a waste of reading!!!! Go hang yourself thot!!!!!!!

      • fem class action August 7, 2014

        I don’t expect you or your people to understand or agree. It’s the truth and only the smart see what’s happening.

        Whites have diminished the native american race, bamboozled the black race, and ran the Mexicans out of their own terriorty just as they did Native Americans. When they werent even here first.

        They took, rock from us and gained way more popularity, took soul, blues, jazz, now reggae and hip hop/rap. Of course you wouldn’t understand you are part of the problem. You even show your true side when you tell me to “hang myself”. I wish a racist like you came to my hood trying to control us. HA. You would wish you never.

    • Rihboy August 7, 2014

      Chile. Nicki is a mess right now. But iggy is trash. She is being spoon fed to us, and majority of us are buying into her lightweight bars. It seems like now. They are forcefeeding artist in. Bey, rih, and nicki will have to be replaced sooner or later.

    • wheresmyjizzle August 7, 2014

      OMG Youre still preaching. almost fell asleep reading your bullshyt. SHUT THE PHUCK UP already. go knit a sweater or something

      • fem class action August 8, 2014

        Net nerd,that’s ya life. Knitting a sweater, b**** whodoes that.corny ass goof. You get on here for points knowing u nobody in real life. Go to sleep h**.

  16. Rih Rox August 7, 2014

    Monstrosity. Gross cartoonish
    Looking b***.

  17. fem class action August 7, 2014

    Nick do ya thing. The worldis yours. Screw haters and racists. Do you

  18. Ladies Night Video August 8, 2014

    That picture looks like a scene from Lil Kim’s Ladies Night video.

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