@nickiminaj & Award Show Racism???

Last week, Queen, NY rapper Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to address her being snubbed by the MTV Music Awards. She was nominated for three other awards, but was not nominated for Video of the Year award. Minaj stated her rant in these following tweets:

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Taylor Swift felt "some type a way" like Rich Homie Quan and decided to respond to the tweets by accusing NM of putting women against each other. 

I definitely know for a fact the music industry/pop culture industry contains racism, racist undertones, and I think Nicki Minaj made solid points about if "Anaconda" was made my a White woman with a slim body, it would be praised and nominated. In my opinion, I don't see the sincerity in NM's rant. I feel that she only stated this not to stand up for Black women in the music industry, but because SHE did not receive a nomination for VOTY. If racism in the industry is apparent, it shouldn't take not getting nominated to speak up about it. I truly wonder if she did get nominated for VOTY would she still speak up for other Black women in the industry seeing that she has such a large platform to do so?

In general, I feel the quality of music continues to deteriorate. 

Trini Trent on the topic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF2X1QwOcmo 



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