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Nicki Minaj Fans Slam Essence Festival for Not Live Streaming Her Performance

Nicki Minaj fans are not happy with the 2022 Essence Festival.

The team behind the annual event landed themselves in hot water after promising that the 39-year-old rapper’s performance would air live on Hulu on Friday night (July 1), only to announce last minute that her set would no longer be streaming.

Given that Nicki had been heavily promoted on the festival’s social channels, many Barbz felt as though they had been led on. Her fans then took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.

“Hulu and Essence Fest — y’all are going to hell for not showing Nicki Minaj when you know that’s the only reason we’re watching,” one fan wrote, while another added: “Nah because this is so messed up, Hulu and essence has been promoting all week saying we’ll be to see Nicki Minaj LIVE on stream.. it seems like they [used] us for interactions once again.”

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Prosecutors Want Nicki Minaj's Husband Kenneth Petty to Get Harsher Punishment

There’s an update regarding Nicki Minaj‘s husband, Kenneth Petty, and his ongoing legal battles.

Federal prosecutors are asking for the 44-year-old husband of the 39-year-old Queen rapper to do jail time for failing to register as a sex offender in California, according to new reports.

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Most Controversial & Banned Music Videos of All Time

The music icons of our day love to push boundaries and challenge the public – with their sound, their style, and of course, their controversial music videos.

Some of our favorite pop entertainers, rappers and rock stars have made music videos that have tested the limits of what is acceptable on network television – and, in some cases, they’ve even benefitted from the allure and added curiosity of having their music videos banned from networks.

From flashing ample amounts of skin, to violence and gore, to inciting outrage with controversial political views, to potentially even causing harm from flashing visual elements, there’ve been all different reasons why music videos from top stars were not allowed to see light of day. (And sometimes, the stars go on to regret their biggest hits.)

We’ve gathered up some of the most controversial, banned music videos over the years. Are there any music videos from your favorite artists that also sparked a ton of controversy? Sound off in the comments!

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Hit Songs That the Artists Now Regret

Everyone has their special fuzzy memories of their favorite smashes over the years – but now and then, the artists themselves don’t exactly feel the same way about their own music.

Over time, plenty of different pop stars and singer-songwriters have spoken out following the smash success of their songs to reveal that, for one reason or another, they feel awkward, embarrassed or even ashamed about certain songs.

In some cases, it comes down to the lyrical content. And in others, it’s all due to the song’s complete over-saturation of the market. Regardless, these stars have enough distance between the song’s release and now to reflect on the choices they made.

We’ve gathered together some of the biggest hits from the likes of everyone from Taylor Swift to Radiohead, and how the artists really feel about the songs. Some of these are bound to surprise you!

Be sure to check out the most controversial and banned music videos of all time as well.

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Nicki Minaj Pairs Leather Hat with Ruffled Dress at Met Gala 2022

Nicki Minaj is slaying the red carpet!

The 39-year-old “Super Bass” rapper attended the 2022 Met Gala with Burberry designer Riccardo Tisci on Monday evening (May 2) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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For the event, Nicki was covered with black spots all over her face, arms, and chest while she wore a black leather hat paired with a black ruffled dress and leather pants.

The dress code for the event is “Gilded Glamour” and it’s inspired by the Costume Institute’s exhibition, In America: An Anthology of Fashion. Guests are asked to “embody the grandeur—and perhaps the dichotomy—of Gilded Age New York,” a period that stretched from 1870 to 1890. The official co-chairs this year are Regina King, Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

FYI: Nicki is wearing Burberry.

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Nicki Minaj Does an Impression of Adele During 'Carpool Karaoke' with James Corden - Watch Now!

Carpool Karaoke is back!

After a two-year hiatus, James Corden brought back the fan-favorite segment of his late-night talk show, The Late Late Show, on Wednesday night (April 6).

Nicki Minaj was the first star to join James in the passenger seat as they sang some of her biggest hit songs.

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Nicki Minaj Weighs in On Will Smith Hitting Chris Rock at Oscars 2022

Nicki Minaj is weighing in on Will Smith‘s behavior at the 2022 Oscars.

The Queen rapper issued a series of tweets regarding Will hitting Chris Rock during the ceremony for making fun of Jada Pinkett Smith.

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