Nicki Minaj was spotted at LAX on Wednesday afternoon and the rapper made it very clear she did not want her photo taken.
As Minaj made her way through the airport, paparazzi captured the rapper sporting all black with a black sweatshirt covering her entire face. The star also toted around a pink teddy bear while being escorted by an associate.
PHOTO CREDIT: PACIFIC COAST NEWS
Nicki came under fire last week for displaying an image of Malcolm X holding a gun on the cover of her new track, “Lookin A** Ni**a.” Since the release of the track, the rapper is apologized for the cover art that many called offensive and inappropriate.
“What seems to be the issue now? Do you have a problem with me referring to the people Malcolm X was ready to pull his gun out on as Lookin A** N*ggaz? Well, I apologize,” Minaj wrote on Instagram. “That was never the official artwork nor is this an official single,” she explained. “This is a conversation. Not a single. I am in the video shooting at “Lookin A** Niggaz” and there happened to be an iconic photo of Malcolm X ready to do the same thing for what he believed in!!!! It is in no way to undermine his efforts and legacy. I apologize to the Malcolm X estate if the meaning of the photo was misconstrued. The word “n*gga” causes so much debate in our community while the “n*gga” behavior gets praised and worship. Let’s not. Apologies again to his family. I have nothing but respect an adoration for u. The photo was removed hours ago. Thank you.”
Who’s Really Delusional? Charlamagne Can’t Quite Comprehend Amara La Negra’s Colorism Issues
This is uncomfortable to watch.
Love & Hip Hop Miami star Amara La Negra stopped by The Breakfast Club for a chat about her life, career and experience with colorism. Unfortunately, the interview started of awkwardly when Charlamagne’s first questions was, “What are you?” You see, for whatever reason, the radio host was confused about La Negra’s Afro-Latina heritage. And while there’s nothing wrong with an honesty inquiry, it was the way he asked the question that was off-putting. But, it didn’t stop there.
Charlamange, along to co-host, DJ Envy, repeatedly asked the reality star what was her “struggle”, ignorantly assuming that colorism isn’t a thing anymore because of all the advancements in the entertainment industry that have occurred. Yet, and still, you don’t see artist of Amara’s hue celebrated on any Latina platform such as Univision or Telemundo. The host, with the exception of Angela Yee, then proceeded to deduce Amara’s issue to being a problem that’s “all in (her) head”, even referencing the success of Cardi B. as evidence of La Negra’s delusion. You have to watch this to believe it…
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