Nicki Minaj on Women in Rap: “I believe we’re smart enough to write down our own thoughts”

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Nicki Minaj’s acceptance speech for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at this year’s BET Awards stirred up a little controversy. Nicki said, “When you hear Nicki Minaj spit, Nicki Minaj wrote it.” Many interpreted this as a shot at another successful female rapper who currently holds the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100: Iggy Azalea. In the weeks leading up to the awards, rumors started circulating that Iggy didn’t write her own lyrics, and that T.I. actually wrote them for her.

Nicki took to Twitter to clear the air, and she did so quite eloquently. Read what she said below:


UPDATE: Iggy Azalea just posted this on Instagram.

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