Nicki Minaj’s pop sensibility is strong; her Billboard chart history is proof enough of that. And her flow is ferocious enough to go toe-to-toe with seasoned counterparts on songs like "Monster" and "Roman Reloaded." Here are ten of our favorite examples of Nicki showing up her male counterparts.
Tupac Shakur contained multitudes. He was a brilliant poet, a highly trained and skilled actor, advocate, and free-thinker. We looked for meaning in his back catalog, searching for some of his most positive and socially conscious lyrics.
With the release of his new track “Campaign Speech,” we still find Marshall Mathers dropping the word “f----t” and threatening violence against women. Here are eight songs by Eminem that, despite their technical brilliance, give us cultural indigestion.
"Luke Cage" showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker planned to show Prince the first two episodes, hoping that he would appear on the show. Both Prince and the show's Pop used swear jars. Here is Billboard's list of Prince's dirtiest lyrics, which definitely would've called for donations.
Shortly after Young Thug dropped his 2016 LP/mixtape/Jeffrey, he revealed on his Instagram that he “named the songs after all my idols,” with a track list that featured songs titled “Guwop” and “Harambe.” Here’s a track-by-track breakdown of Thugger’s idol worship.
Kanye West has been dropping jaws since his 2004 debut, "The College Dropout," and the number of NSFW bars per album has increased exponentially. As evidence, we’ve collected 10 of his foulest, filthiest, most NSFW lyrics.