Remy Ma Beef Boosts Nicki Minaj Album Sales

Published: Wednesday 15th Mar 2017 by David

Those who have spun Remy Ma‘s latest studio set will agree that her work on the set is stellar.

Alas, her decision to go public with her problem with Nicki Minaj has only served to reignite more commercial interest in her rival’s music than her own.

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Streaming aside, sales of her debut album ‘Pink Friday’ rose by 81% in the last chart week thanks to members of the general public who swarmed digital outlets to purchase the set to support Minaj following the unleashing of Ma’s ‘Shether.’


Look @ God. Man I can’t make this sh*t up. Just got the official word that in the last week, #ThePinkprint went up 79% in SALES & #PinkFriday (AN ALBUM I RELEASED IN 2010) went up 81% in SALES! Ok #Jesus I see u! #FunFact – #ThePinkprint holds the title as longest charting female rap album in the history of billboard. My fans are the absolute best. I love u guys so much. My new album will give you the most life you’ve ever received out of my catalogue. ???????? thank you.

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As stated above, these numbers do not include digits whipped up by streaming data as they were generated by pure sales only.

Following its release in November 2010, ‘Friday’ opened with opening month sales of 1 million units and has gone on to outsell Rihanna‘s hit-kissed ‘Loud’ (which dropped in the same month) in the United States.

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  1. TheOnel March 15, 2017

    What in the absolute h@ll does Rihanna have to do with this?? You whack journalist be doing the most when it comes to her. How many numbers 1’s did Loud have and how many did she sell worldwide vs Pink Friday? I’ll wait ???

    • Bey Sting March 15, 2017

      You commented didn’t you?

      • Lorde Lady in Waiting March 15, 2017

        People ask why they mentioned Rihanna? Look at how many comments there are here because they mentioned here.

    • Lorde Lady in Waiting March 15, 2017

      10 dollar albums are worth more than 1 dollar singles. AnywAy, poor Remy. ?

    • Kiki March 15, 2017

      Rihanna’s number 1s are all thanx to fraudulent radio deals. Why do her albums and tours fare badly when compared to her singles? something is fishy about her fake achievements

      • Rosy March 15, 2017

        You still hating rih in 2017 get a life broke b****

    • Abel Minaj March 15, 2017

      Both sold more than 4

    • Anne March 15, 2017

      It’s called a point of reference/comparison. Both albums were released about the same time by two popular/crossover, African American female acts. It’s a compliment to both ladies in a way but the fact that Nicki outsold Rihanna really puts her commercial value into perspective.

  2. Rih Rih March 15, 2017

    Danzou’s fat ass is going to love this lol.

  3. Brick March 15, 2017

    MORE RIHANNA SHADE! This had nothing to do with her. You all are a bunch of salty f***! Get off of her d*** already!

  4. Drakonce March 15, 2017

    Free Remy from the bottom of the barrel

  5. KING NAVY March 15, 2017

    why my comments getting deleted??

  6. DanYiel Iman March 15, 2017

    Doesn’t like Tricki Garbagh so she will NEVER GET ANY OF my FUNDS ? ?!!

    • I’m Booked March 15, 2017

      She seems to be doing just fine without them ?? seethe

  7. TeamTinasheStan March 15, 2017

    I really hate David’s posts. They never make any sense like what was the purpose to bring up Rihanna’s Loud album when they aren’t in the same genre?? Wack ass journalist.

  8. KING NAVY March 15, 2017

    David thinks deleting my comments will bring his hairline back

  9. Ronnie March 15, 2017

    Off topic kinda: in order to take Nicki down you would have to beat her at her own game. We can argue all day who the better rapper is but at the end of the day the numbers do matter. The score board at the end of the game matters, doesn’t take away the talent from the losing team but the winner is still the winner. Nicki isn’t rapping for the streets anymore, but her fans clearly know how to show support vs. “big props to Remy for dissing Nicki *retweet*” the fact Remy’s older work didnt increase in sales, after Shether, shows a lot. Nobody is actually interested in her.

    • Rosy March 15, 2017

      Trust and believe if Remy was bubble gum light skin the public is all about looks if rih Beyonce minaj were dark skin color they would not be who they are now it’s a fact this American society pick lightskin black women to represent the whole black women population so they don’t feel threaten their tone is what is accepted period

      • FAF March 15, 2017

        Now what y’all won’t do is make this about skin color

        Da brat
        And foxy are all brown or dark

        Remy is a street b**** that misjudged social media

        Now she blocking nicki fans like she didn’t know this would happen

    • Kwinzy March 15, 2017

      That’s so true! Let’s get em to beat Nicki at her own game. All female rappers gotta get a fake ass, dabble in pop music, get hand outs from white america like be a host on the Voice or some talent show, swindle white ppl who don’t care abiut hip hop culture, w**** it out on IG, play dress up and swagger jack other female rappers outfits, basically do the most to be relevant when the talent ain’t good enough to draw niccas in. F*ck barz! F*ck originality.! F*ck the streets!! Those days are over. Female rappers must follow Nicki’s “pinkprint” just to compete with their monopolizer. ?

      • Ronnie March 15, 2017

        I still don’t know what Nicki personally did to you hun. But any up and coming female rapper would love to be on Nicki’s level. That doesn’t mean they want to make the same kind of music as her but it’s clear crossing over is very necessary. Nicki made it very clear when she was still underground that she didn’t want to just be another female rapper. So if helps you sleep better at night by calling her a pop star thinking that’s some kind of insult then so be it.

    • Kwinzy March 15, 2017

      Don’t patronize Kwinzy. I’ve made it clear time and time again why I hate Nicki. She’s an industry creation, a gimmick with a pretty face who only serves to hold other female rappers back. 7 years of this trash being force fed down the public’s throat as being the best hip hop has to ever. You’re mad cuz I can see right through a fake ass person. The vision will always stay on 20/20, know that! A pop star she is. Nicki’s “tactics” can’t be considered rap at all. If they were J. Cole and Kendrick would be pulling out EDM hits left, right and centre to be considered kings of rap. So FOH. I find you only come out ya trench when Nicki is mentioned. You gotta be one of her head trolls…

      • Ronnie March 15, 2017

        Kendrick Lamar has done pop songs so let’s not start there lmao being so mad at someone for simply being successful is just dumb. If she’s such a gimmick, then be mad at the industry for highlighting her. I respect your honesty and passion but I still feel like it’s unnecssary to hate her that much.

      • Kwinzy March 15, 2017

        It’s not about Nicki being successful and it’s about Nicki being successful in her OWN lane without destroying other female rappers’ legacies. The fact her and Iggy Azalea are the only chicks with platinum albums in the last 10 years speaks volumes about how s***** the industry has become. No I’m not gonna give Nicki a pass and just blame the industry; her greed is part of the problem. She’s surrounded by a bunch of yes men who do what they say just so she won’t feel insecure when another gets some shine. That’s not “winning” all the money in the world won’t ever earn respect with ha snake ass. You should be thanking me for leveling the playing field. I make you hoez THINK. #staywoke

  10. Illwill March 15, 2017

    Remy needs to drop a track like spaghetti or something instead of that track with Seyvn. I sometimes can’t stand the screechiness in Sevyns voice and she uses too much autotune. She got her sound from chris brown but it’s very blah because everyone dose it now.

  11. Beyoncé Jackson March 15, 2017

    Awe Pink Friday, her last pure sales platinum album……

  12. meme March 15, 2017

    Winning! I don’t know who advised Remy to kill her own career. These girls has no sense. If it was me I would have befriended the hell out of nicki, take all her fans, get on her level of success, then diss her. You cant come dissing the biggest female rapper in history when you have accomplished nothing credible in your career. That’s like K Michelle coming for Beyoncé’s crown. Where?

    • gina March 15, 2017

      beyonce’s crown? lmfao what crown, she’s still struggling to keep up with rihanna lmao.

    • Tim Brown March 15, 2017

      Grammy nods and Platinum singles aren’t credible enough….aight People like Rita Ora cant even get a hit right now bru..

  13. Swit March 15, 2017

    Remy is done. Not like she ever had a career lol. She’s still pursuing her career at 40 years old.

    • Tim Brown March 15, 2017

      So is J.Lo bru

    • mya March 19, 2017

      you sound stupid. remy is only 3 years older than nicki. that means remy was 3 years old when nicki was born lmfao

  14. Rihboy March 15, 2017

    Yet another rihanna post lol. Plus nicki still hasn’t sold more than Rih or garnered even close to the number 1 songs. Let Rihanna’s achievements be and compare nicki to other rappers. Nicki don’t want it with no one in the industry right now. She will piggy back her way to a partial number 1 and a few album sales. The petty beefs to engage viewers is childish. She is about to drop a video. So all of this is child’s play. Something rihanna has no time for. She to busy being booked for all types of outlets. Plus has songs charting from a year and change ago with no promotion. Anyways helps us get love on the brain to number 1! Stream, buy, buy again!!!!

    • March 15, 2017

      Sam really knows how to get a rise out of you Riri fans, do you really think Sam don’t like Riri are don’t respect her accomplishment, sam is just playing the game because she knows that, yall will Run in on the defense and in turn more traffic from Riri, Beyonce and Nicki fans because yall going to defend yall people. like i said at the end of the day it’s traffic everyone wins.

  15. Amouage March 15, 2017

    Lol i HIGHLY doubt Remy was the reason,it was most probably due to her almost nude instagram pics which young prepubescent boys and aspiring insta thots would love, touring with Drake, (stiff) twerking, Lil Wayne and other artists whom she featured with. Yall are seriously reaching with the bias reporting and I guessing it’s true what Remy said about her paying blogs and journalists to defame her…

    • Minajisha March 15, 2017

      The first line complimented Remy though. Nicki pays blogs to praise her enemies?

    • March 15, 2017

      just shut up.

  16. DAISHA. March 15, 2017

    why did david change my name to ‘TeamTunasheStan’??? TF is going on

  17. IRick March 15, 2017

    This site is so funny. If you haven’t noticed tgj started the promo for Nick I the day after shether and they been stannjng since. No one cares about these fake sales and still doesn’t take away from that b*** whooping Remy gave her. Nicki can keep boasting and bragging. She needs to brag about being the battle she just lost.

    • Kwinzy March 15, 2017

      Nicki been paying blogs to spew her propaganda like the big ass Internet troll she is. But real recognize real… #staywoke

  18. Kwinzy March 15, 2017

    A marketing ploy…nothing more. Whos to say Nicki and her team aint cop her own s*** just to make Nicki look good? Anything to save face. This just means hip hop is dead Why ppl aint buy Roman Retarded tho? Was it really that big a dud? Something aint adding up but yall can stay believing Nickis propaganda. I really hate how the tyrant b**** brings up God as if He supports her evil. The monopoly cant last forever…when will you puppets get it the f*ck through ya head?

    • Queen Barb March 15, 2017

      The AIIDSS haven’t killed you off yet?

    • Max March 15, 2017

      She’s just trying to distract us from the fact that her new singles are free falling on iTunes. 2/3 songs she released are already out the top 30,no frauds will be tumbling down by Thursday morning

    • Pat March 16, 2017

      Trust me its mostly only this blog. The Shade Room, b*****, and other blogs are still dragging her plastic ass through mud. That trash is through!

  19. Queen Barb March 15, 2017

    Rihanna And Remy are beneath Nicki.

    Nicki stays winning regardless how you haters feel.

    • gina March 15, 2017

      lmfao the delusion…

  20. Rosie March 15, 2017

    She is so tragic, always posting stan war essay-length “receipts” as her caption on IG with exact percentages and everything. Literally no other artist is that obsessed with sales like she is, lmao.
    And to make it even worse neither one is top 100 in sales this week. And The Pinkprint actually FELL on the Billboard 200. So either she’s lying or the pure sales went from like, 500? to 1,000. A joke.

    • Tim Brown March 15, 2017

      It’s cringeworthy…MC doesn’t sit on her IG boasting about her sales…tragic…none of her facts will be remembered by the entire world anyway…smh

  21. Beachgirl85 March 15, 2017

    See remy thought she was gonna destroy nicki u can’t do dirty and then expect to gain from it yah she had a good diss but this industry see remy a nobody look at her she can’t do much without fat joe if she smart she will leave nicki alone an just focus on her own comeback music today hard core rap dont get u no where these days plus she ain’t got the look cardi b has a better chance than her

  22. Remy Man March 15, 2017

    Where’s Remy Man’s music/albums on the charts? What happened to her “fans”?

  23. gina March 15, 2017

    so shether didn’t even boost sales for the new album remy put out with fat joe? lol.

  24. Suicide Blonde is 35 March 15, 2017


  25. Max March 15, 2017

    “As stated above, these numbers do not include digits whipped up by streaming data as they were generated by pure sales only”

    Congrats but how much did she actually sell? Where the numbers since she is posting “reciepts” like an IG Stan account Sales probably went from 150 units to 220 ?

  26. kiki March 15, 2017

    Loud sold more than Nicki’s entire discography combined WORLDWIDE with over 6.5 million copies and it’s the best selling album by a black artist this decade. And no, Nicki is not a rapper, her success comes from pop/dance songs.

  27. No favs just here for the music March 15, 2017

    To be far there really isn’t a comparison here and what did you expect to happen? Nicki has a solid fanbase while Remy….doesn’t. Remy still won the Rap beef regardless. It’s about time to move on from this though because it’s growing kind of tired now

  28. Cough Cough March 15, 2017

    Remy still murdered nicki in the rap beef, and the point of the rap beef isn’t to end someone’s career, it’s simply to show who’s better at rapping. And Remy did just that, she murdered nicki. Nicki will continue to flourish in the pop world but nobody will ever forget “before the bütt job, you was a SPONGEBOB”.- EVER!

  29. We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn’t kill – tyler March 15, 2017

    Don’t let any of this distract you from the fact that Remy bodied Nicki on Shether

    • Queen Barb March 15, 2017

      I guess the same way Keri hilson bodied Beyonce on turning me on remix

      • Suicide Blonde is 35 March 15, 2017

        girl … you tried it

  30. We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn’t kill – tyler March 15, 2017

    Nicki might be the queen of sales but she’s definitely not the queen of rap. Remy proved that

  31. Danzou March 15, 2017

    the queen of rap

    • Cough Cough March 15, 2017

      Who was slayn in the cypher like a pawn ??????‍♂️??‍♂️??‍♂️??‍♂️

    • Kwinzy March 15, 2017

      Remy Ma aka…

      High Priestess of Battle Rap
      Queen of Real Rap
      Legend of Diss Songs
      Shesus Khyst
      BX Saviour
      Remy Makaveli
      Queen of NY

      Nicki could NEVA!!

  32. James March 15, 2017

    If these artists don’t stop thanking “GOD” for all of those immoral album and song sales. “God” doesn’t have nothing to do with that. Satan yes, God know. Lol they are playing themselves.

    • Tim Brown March 15, 2017


  33. lovely March 15, 2017

    Do you think the Barbs have grown up enough to ask critical questions? Nicki’s music is moving differently because she is back with Drake, OVO. Nicki’s music was basically stripped from radio when she was with Meek. Now, Drake is pulling strings again. Please go to the internet and read articles about how to get your music played on Big Time radio. It’s all about connections, distributors, and record labels.

  34. Amouage March 15, 2017

    I had no idea people still use this ghetto, Btec English language blog lol only reason I came back here was due to being stuck on the train and having read all b***** blog posts. I see not a single post gets more than like 60 comments? Po dat!

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