Nicki Minaj Speaks Out on References to Tory Lanez and Iggy Azalea in Her Track 'FTCU' | WhatsOnRap

Nicki Minaj Speaks About Mentioning Iggy Azalea and Tory Lanez in Her Song 'FTCU'

Nicki Minaj Unravels "FTCU" Lyrics on Joe Budden's Podcast: A Deep Dive into Rap, Clever Wordplay, and Female Empowerment.
Nicki Minaj recently engaged in a detailed conversation on The Joe Budden Podcast, exclusively aired on Patreon. During this interview, the multifaceted rapper and Queen Barbie dissected various aspects of her latest album, Pink Friday 2. Notably, they delved into the intricacies of her track "FTCU," produced by ATL Jacob, where Nicki cleverly addresses her distinct position in the rap industry.

The song's lyrics feature a nuanced play on words as Nicki declares, "I still got the juice, b***h, buy a sippie/I will never slippy like a Mickey/Stay in your Tory lane, b***h, I'm not Iggy/I know that these n***as tryna bang like Chiddy/I am such a catch n***a, throw on ya mitty,"
Joe Budden, inquisitive about the meaning behind the Tory Lanez and Iggy Azalea reference, turned the question back to Nicki. "What do you think it meant?" she responded. Joe lauded the line, stating, "I think it was a clever way to say it," a compliment that even surprised the typically critical Budden.

Beyond the lyrical breakdown, Nicki Minaj expressed her admiration for both current and past female rappers. She emphasized her appreciation for the diverse talents within the industry and steered the conversation away from potential negativity. "I don't want this to turn into bashing female rappers," Nicki asserted, underscoring her respect for the artists who inspire her.

In the broader context of the interview, Nicki's insights and reflections provide fans with a deeper understanding of her artistic approach, lyrical prowess, and positive outlook on the evolving landscape of female rap. The discussion showcases Nicki's ability to navigate various topics with wit, intelligence, and a genuine appreciation for the contributions of her peers.

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