2020 Grammys

Nicki Minaj Says She Convinced Kanye West Not To Appear On 'Right Thru Me'

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Nicki Minaj attends the 2016 Fashion Group International: Night of Stars at Cipriani Wall Street on Oct. 27, 2016 in New York City. 

Many artists would do anything for a Kanye West feature, but according to Nicki Minaj, she convinced 'Ye to not appear on her "Right Thru Me" track for her debut album, Pink Friday.

We all know how much Kanye hates the word "No," so it was shocking when Nicki tweeted her "Blazin" fun fact claiming she had to beg Kanye to change his mind about appearing on her track.

Kanye has praised Nicki during interviews, claiming her "Monster" verse as one of the best on his My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy album, so we can believe he respected Minaj's wish to omit him from the track. Although 'Ye didn't get his verse off on "Right Thru Me," he still appeared on her Pink Friday track, "Blazin."

The Queens MC has had tremendous success since her entrance into the music world and recently surpassed Aretha Franklin for the most appearances by a female artist on the Billboard Hot 100. It is safe to say Nicki knows what she's doing, even if it is turning down a Pablo feature.

This article was originally published on VIBE.com.


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