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Nicki Minaj slammed for comparing herself to Harriet Tubman

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Nicki Minaj slammed for comparing herself to Harriet Tubman
Nicki Minaj slammed for comparing herself to Harriet Tubman

Nicki Minaj slammed for comparing herself to Harriet Tubman: Nicki Minaj’s latest tweet about Harriet Tubman was a head-scratcher.

The 35-year-old rapper, who named her new album “Queen,” took to Twitter Monday to share her definition of a royal: “All the QUEENS I remember, SHOOK (IT) UP!!!!!!!!” Queen of the week may go to HARTIET TUBMAN!!!!! Had she just sat there & ate her rice, you niggaz history would’ve been a lot less triumphant.

These days Nicki Minaj has been covered with a lot of controversies. Whether she is bullied by people for collaborating with 6IX9INE or her Ex-boyfriend accuses controversy And last day she made another tweet that attracts a lot of heat.

Minaj went on to laud Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist icon who helped free slaves through the Underground Railroad, as a “Queen of the week.”

“Had she just sat there & ate her rice, you (expletive) history would’ve been a lot less triumphant,” she continued, adding a unicorn emoji.

The “Barbie Dreams” rapper instantly faced backlash on Twitter for comparing herself to the famed revolutionary.

One Twitter user said Minaj’s tweet was worse than Kanye West’s bizarre comment on slavery being a choice. Back in May, West told TMZ Live: “When you hear about slavery for 400 years … like, you was there for 400 years and it’s all of y’all?! It’s like we’re mentally in prison.”

User @ASAPVick_ tweeted: “Comparing your album sales to Harriet Tubman’s fight for freedom is the most stupid commentary on slavery in 2018 and that includes Kanye saying slavery was a choice.”

Another social media user failed to see the comparison: “I’m not sure if there’s a person in the US alive today who can respectfully compare (themselves) to ‘Harriet Tubman.’

One Twitter user called the tweet disrespectful. “What are you doing that is even remotely in correlation with Harriet Tubman? This is an actually question to not shade,” the user tweeted.

But some of Minaj’s fans jumped to her defense, saying the tweet was an attempt to pay homage to Tubman. “She was calling her a queen she wasn’t comparing (herself),” said user @PAPIITOMII.

Minaj laughed it off once she realized her comments had gone viral.

“Y’all I had no idea Harriet Tubman was now trending. I said what I said. #QueenRadio will honor her tmrw. She said she could’ve rescued more slaves had they known they were slaves. I fought for streaming services to count toward billboard when alotta (people) stayed quiet,” she tweeted.

Minaj has been on a Twitter tirade over the weekend after “Queen” debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart, behind Travis Scott’s “Astroworld.”

She has called out everyone from Scott and Kylie Jenner to Spotify and Drake.

Minaj accused the youngest Jenner sister of using her social following to inflate Scott’s album sales. Jenner shared a link to her boyfriend’s website last week with her 113 million Instagram followers, along with an announcement that their six-month-old daughter Stormi would be joining them on tour.

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“I put my blood sweat & tears in writing a dope album only for Travis Scott to have Kylie Jenner post a tour pass telling ppl to come see her & Stormi. lol. Im actually laughing,” she tweeted Sunday.

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Beatles girlfriends: Who were the Beatles dating before they got famous?

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“It had been the same with other girlfriends I’d had. There was something the matter with me.”

Despite these difficulties, Cynthia and John got married, after she became pregnant with their son, Julian Lennon.

Speaking about how Cynthia felt about their marriage when Beatlemania hit in her 2006 book, John, she said: “I was usually dismissed as the impressionable young girl who fell for him, then trapped him into marriage.”

Cynthia also claimed she was told to pretend she was someone else to keep her marriage to John secret in their early days, telling NPR: “I was asked many times if I was John’s wife, and I had to refuse and say, ‘No, no, I’m somebody else.’”

Julian was born on April 8, 1963, but John said unsavoury things about him in his 1980 interview with Playboy.

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Viola Davis Takes Over for Kylie in the ‘WAP’ Video — and Cardi B Reacts

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Here to slay! Viola Davis is on board with one fan’s tweak to the Kylie Jenner cameo in Cardi B‘s “WAP” music video.

“Who did this? 😩🤣😍 #HowToGetAwayWithWAP,” the 54-year-old Oscar winner wrote via Instagram on Sunday, August 9, alongside an edit of her face on the 23-year-old reality star’s body.

Taraji P. Henson, Questlove, SZA and more stars couldn’t contain their laughter in the comments of Davis’ post. “Hahah but why do I love it 🔥😂,” Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s Porsha Williams wrote.

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Viola Davis, Cardi B and Kylie Jenner. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock; YouTube (2)

The most supportive comment of all, however, came from the 27-year-old “Bodak Yellow” rapper herself. “I’m so fan out right now ya don’t even know,” Cardi tweeted on Sunday, sharing the hilarious edit on her own feed.

On Friday, August 7, Cardi broke the internet with the video for her latest single with Megan Thee Stallion. Jenner was one of many famous faces to appear in the visual, along with Normani, Rosalía, Mulatto and Rubi Rose. Despite the fierce female empowerment on display in the video, fans weren’t too happy with the decision to include the Kylie Cosmetics founder in such an otherwise diverse group of women.

“Normani did ALL this and Kylie walked down the hall and opened a door,” one fan tweeted about the video on Sunday. “If that’s not a perfect visual indication of Black women having to do the most and white women do the bare minimum to get somewhere, I don’t know what is.”

Cardi, however, was quick to fire back at the negativity surrounding Jenner’s cameo, noting that the makeup mogul was “so lovely” to her daughter, Kulture, and her sister, Hennessy, at Stormi Webster‘s birthday party.

“Normani is one of the best female artist that dances Like she dances her f–kin ass off! Why would she open a door? Please tell me how that would make sense?” the Grammy winner replied. “The best part of the song is the beat & hook it what makes you want to shake your ass. … Not everything is about race. Theres issues out here in the world that it is about race that I preach all the time about. This is not about f–kin race.”

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John Lennon Elton John: Did they ever collaborate? Story behind Sir Elton and Lennon songs

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However, John and Sir Elton’s collaborations were few but mainly consisted of the pair contributing their musical talents to each other’s work.

First, Sir Elton asked for his friend’s help on a Beatles cover, and in 1974 John helped Sir Elton form his version of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.

The B-side to this track was One Day at a Time, by John Lennon, and thus began a beautiful partnership.

Of course, John was not going to appear on the track in a normal way, and instead, he was credited as Dr Winston O’Boogie, with Winston being John’s middle name.

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