Nicki Minaj Says She Wrote Her Verse For 'FEFE' With 6ix9ine in Fifteen Minutes

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Nicki Minaj at the Marc Jacobs show Spring/Summer 2018 in New York City on Sept. 13, 2017. 

Nicki Minaj took to Instagram on Monday (Aug. 6) to explain how her 6ix9ine collaboration "FEFE" came about: through a simple voice note message exchange with the Brooklyn rapper. 

Minaj admits that she had the first half of her initial verse within five minutes of hearing Murda Beatz's craftsmanship. "6ix9ine sent me this song & we got on the phone to discuss. 5 mins after the call I sent him this voice note. True story. He sent me a voice note back making fun of my voice. I was literally in bed half sleep! Smh," she wrote.

The "Bed" rapper also detailed that she was inspired by the timeliness, because it took her back to recording Beam Me Up Scotty's "Slumber Party" with Gucci Mane in 2009. "I was inspired tho cuz it reminded me of a song I did wit GUCCI years ago. Gucci made me write that verse in 15 [minutes because] he said he only had money for 2 hours of studio time & we both had to write and record," Minaj recalled. 

As Minaj inches toward finally releasing her anticipated Queen album next Friday (Aug. 17), she looks to have notched the hit record she's been yearning for, as "FEFE" moved up to No. 3 in its first full week worth of spins on the Billboard Hot 100

6ix9ine will also be joining Nicki and Future on their co-headlining NICKIHNDRXX Tour this fall as one of three supporting acts for the North American trek, which kicks off in Baltimore next month (Sept. 21).

Check out Minaj's voice message to 6ix9ine below. 


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