Hot 97: Nicki Minaj Ain’t Hip Hop; Nicki Cancels Summer Jam Performance
Nicki Minaj and her Label YMCMB cancels her Summer Jam performance after radio personality Peter Rosenberg criticizes her song Starships and says she is no longer hip hop.
By: A.J. Niles
Barbies all over the world are ticked off at New York’s Hot 97 FM and radio personality Peter Rosenberg after the label YMCMB removes their artists from the Hot 97 Summer Jam concert tonight.
According to MTV:
Hot 97 radio personality Peter Rosenberg voiced a negative opinion on Minaj’s “Starships,”calling the song “wack,” and adding that she was was no longer ‘real hip-hop,’ which started all of the trouble.
Nicki Minaj and Lil’ Wayne took to their Twitter accounts to express their extreme displeasure with Rosenberg’s comments and Lil’ Wayne announced on Twitter to their millions of followers that they will no longer be performing at the concert.
Nicki Minaj wrote to her fans:
Wow. U ni–az just fucked up history. But the President has spoken. #YMCMB
I go above and beyond for my fans. But won’t ever go against wayne’s word. What he says, goes. Had a H–L of a fucking lineup. But we won’t b disrespected.
The remaining Hot 97 Summer Jam line up includes Young Jeezy, Rick Ross and Maybach Music, J. Cole, Wale, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled and Friends, Waka Flocka, Trey Songz, Maino, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, French Montana.