Nicki Minaj

Hip-Hop Rumors: Nicki Minaj Thinking About Leaving Music


Nicki Minaj seems like she is really feeling herself a little too much these days. She recently stopped by the Tim Westwood show in London and hinted that she was ready to leave music. Referring to herself in third person the whole time as “the kid,” Nicki went in about what she feels she is not being appreciated. Check out what she said below:

“People aren’t even giving the kid props for taking it back to the essence… This is my fourth mixtape, really. The kid did like that so she could feed her fans. But really, now the kid is thinking maybe she should leave the game.”

Taking it back to “the essence.” What in the world is she talking about? I know she’s not talking about the essence of Hip-Hop….is she?

  • Romia Blue

    2nd album sales wasn’t what you thought huh? Wouldn’t make me no nevermind. Although I like some of her songs, I don’t own her albums so no disappointment here.

  • Nemesis_Enforcer

    She best to think some more before she speaks.  She throws a lot of shade at Lil Kim and all female mc’s really.  So she would be the greatest joke of all time if she quits before she outsells some of the dames that she has been dogging.  The name of the game is LONGEVITY! Anyone can be hot for 1 album. ANYONE!

  • Negro Peligro

    Man this chick sounding like she need a straight jacket hug. Fame is really bad for Manic Depressives. Them grandiose ideas just start pouring out.  You get to make the world what you want but at the same time that may not be the best thing for you. 

  • This is how the rap game is…Nicki is now starting to realize that HIP-HOP is all about.

    • @Prescott_Racks

      no she realized she crossed over without the results so now she wants the movie checks. its crazy she did this to herself its called over exposure, she is the only female mc gettin shine and attention. she hasnt had 3 straight wks to herself and now she’s cracking. serves her right, that life and friends she so wanted is as shallow as hotel concierges and stylists who claim to be ur friend then turn round and sell ya story. u seen it with eve as far as the grind and missy. if shes smart shell do like wayne endorse a broad, her fans accept anything. pump her make money off her and fall back for a minute. she’s bled the market all she can and her act is somewhat tiring.

  • sounds like a pity party to me …  fishing for people to say  “no nicki dont go we need you”

    • 412VC on Twitter

      word up!

  • $62783284

    lmfaoooo, this bitch is ill

  • ccwaterbound32

    11 million twitter followers aka idiots and 200,000 in first week sales self explanatory she should bend that big ass over and just take a swift kick to it to something else because aint nothin hip hop about that brizzle…

    • Weedras

      not because you aren’t a fan you should label people as idiots… 

  • illymac

    Deuces..
    i see porn in her future..
    CANT WAIT…

  • Pierre Elliott

    word now you got my attention nikki. u do porn, il buy the Blu-Ray. And dont let some reg dudes murk…Get some real 110 & Guy Brew Street thugs…Beat that sh*t down..   Sh*t Il murk
    you for free…but i will never buy your CD. cause I cant understand WTF you are saying.
    And when I do, its sh*t i know youd get smackt in your mouth for talking….

    RAPPERS: STOP IT WITH THE EGOs…..you aint portraying the truth.

    Cause as we all know: There will be some people who WILL pull that card.

  • “Taking it back to “the essence.” What in the world is she talking about?
    I know she’s not talking about the essence of Hip-Hop….is she?”

    Real ish spoken by Sydney Lace.

  • insaneangelic

    LOL bet she wished she put over some of those “other” Female MC’s. Sad she could’ve been the catalyst for the return of females in Hip Hop yet she squandered the opportunity and burnt herself out. 

  • Drugs?

    • johnblacksad

      Nah… it’s ‘the voice’ again… tha voice in her head told her to say that

      • u mean roman thats the voice.. lol smh

      • johnblacksad

        Real talk, this b!tch so off my radar, i had to google “roman” and i just found out about all these alter-egos bullsh!t…Rosa, Teresa, Martha, Roman, Barbie… G.T.F.O.H… you ain’t no ODB!

        Niki plain delirious, too many alter-egos to keep up with…

        I’m glad i never forced myself to listen to her music… which i almost did just to give her a fair chance… i just never could.. too many different accents in one song, too many different pitches in the same song… all that pop-techno-sh!t… it’s just too much for me… i leave that to the white teenagers

        Yes, i did hear one or two verses that made her look like she could spit… but who ever fooled Niki? Her whole career can never match Lil Kim’s Hard Core! Yeah i said it…

        Call me officially old, but i’m startin to get real tired of this new generation!

      • im wit cha 100percent

  • brotha_man

    good. …peace out barbie. I wont miss you at all. Walking round with blonde hair looking like sumin from the wizard of oz.

  • brotha_man

    i will miss dat booty doe

    • 4-12

      that fake booty you mean?

      • jamaicanbornanbreed

        dnt knw if its real or fake…i’ll smash ……would gag da bitch though….her voice is extremely unattractive

  • mrgibson

     publicity stunt to the fullest.  I don’t know how or why fans eat this Lil Kim mixed with some Missy wannabe’s music up.  I really need Shawwna and Lauryn Hill to come back.  Jean Grae is tiding me over for now. 

    • 4-12

      Lauryn Hill’s career is done! Jean Grae is a cornball

      • churchboy2

        You just dissed two of the best (female) spitters of all time – in a Nicki Minaj thread.

        Please take the shower cap from your ears.

  • She shouldn’t quit.She’s one of the hottest out right right now.I would kick it with her if she did have that guy always around.

  • H. U. S.

    This is what happens when you create a alter ego, shyt gets crazy! She’s so used to talking about herself and her other ego’s in the 2nd and 3rd person, that she doesn’t know how to conduct herself outside her own illusion…

    Right now, Nicki is looking for attention in all the wrong places. Deleting her twitter account because of voices in her head, and now she’s walking away from music…..because she tried something stupid? Going POP for any rap artist is suicide, and the voices should have told you that shyt Nicki!!!!

  • Pierre Elliott

    GOOD RIDDANCE.

  • William G. Lucca

    Nicki Garbaj and essence don’t even belong in the same sentence, but I do c/s her “leaving the game” GTFO bitch u ain’t even good!

  • Nicki stay focused you selling albums and doing shows when some people aint doing ish..who cares if people think you’re real or the standard of real hip hop who really is these days please half these dudes are a big joke and they dnt rep nothing about hiphop at all please most of these guys are haters and would love to be where she is right now

    • 412VC on Twitter

      man please

    • jamaicanbornanbreed

      is it possible ms. welch dat you are an single white female….because if you are…then those comments are typical………apparently you have no true idea of hip-hop music nor its culture if you believe whut you wrote….or the nonsense this slore just said on the interview….please leave this site asap…..or your computer will explode….and the latest kay-slay mixtape will automatically play around your house to give you a TRUE TASTE OF HIP-HOP…..your welcome

      • uh oh blackchick on white chick fight!! Yeeaahh buddy!!! lol

      • jamaicanbornanbreed

        you saying i’m a chick….naw homie i happen to have whut my grandfather refers to as an “johnson” alongside two big jamaican balls…and this is no fight will…just a difference in opinion…i dnt hit chicks…actually i do hit chicks but not in dat abusive way

      • nino970

        LMAO THAT WAS GOOD

      • Ronlg1

        My mans said and I quote i happen to have whut my grandfather refers to as an “johnson”…….quote of the year!!!!!

  • mike malarkey

    nobodys feeling ya music kid!

  • kingjoe08

    yeah u lil kim rip off, fall back!!! opt out and quit, them demons got ya mind twisted, dont know if ya comming or going!!! ya music is wack, ya style of dress is wack, give it up while u can lmmfao

  • 412VC on Twitter

    HIP HOP IS COMING BACK FROM LIFE SUPPORT!!!

  • jamaicanbornanbreed

    back to the essence?….whatever the “kid” is smoking i would like an ounce…..if she wanna leave da game..ok….bye bitch good ridiance….i could see her as an vee-jay for mtv…or an actress…but please do rap a favor….BACK AWAY FROM DA STAGE….AND PUT THE PHUCKING MIKE DOWN….i wait with battered breath

  • now we know that stupid hoe song was just her rapin in 3rd person

  • rep87

    If its true Good BYE !

  • this is not true i dont hink people do this to get likes and ratings!!!

  • TROYTHABARBER

    smart girl she made her money, now she ready to do something else. and make more money. all you people forget this is the music business. KEY WORD BUSINESS. its a job and the object is to make money.. thats what the label wants money. and she got that from day 1. so all you dumbs caller her a stupid hoe.. you need to think about it. like jay-z said a nigga that thinks money isnt everything is a nigga that never had none… she made forbes list… so whos the stupid hoe…?????

    • Larry ‘Loyal’ Hume

      agreed

  • CamsPurpleFluffyDraws

    publicity… nicki may leave the game, but roman, “the kid”, or whoever the else she wanna be is gonna be around. yall remember Exit 2pac Enter Makaveli…cmon yall, same shit. She aint goin nowhere as much as I wish she would.
    I wouldn’t mind smashin tho…boop boop de woop woop, cam’s fluffy draws is out!

  • David Sentongo

    yaaaaaaaaawwwwn. 

    David Sentongo
    Twitter: @davesentongo:twitter 

  • Pierre Elliott

    NIKKI DO PORN.  ALL THE BROTHAS WILL BUY IT… FORGET RAPPING..

  • johnblacksad

    Real talk, this b!tch so off my radar, i had to google “roman” and i just
    found out about all these alter-egos bullsh!t…Rosa, Teresa, Martha,
    Roman, Barbie… G.T.F.O.H… you ain’t no ODB!

    Niki plain delirious, too many alter-egos to keep up with…

    I’m glad i never forced myself to listen to her music… which i
    almost did just to give her a fair chance… i just never could.. too
    many different accents in one song, too many different pitches in the
    same song… all that pop-techno-sh!t… it’s just too much for me… i
    leave that to the white teenagers

    Yes, i did hear one or two verses that made her look like she could
    spit… but who ever fooled Niki? Her whole career can never match Lil
    Kim’s Hard Core! Yeah i said it…

    Call me officially old, but i’m startin to get real tired of this new generation!

    • Ronlg1

      Man, if you are on some “call me officially old”, then call me officially BEEN old.  I got tired of this new generation WAYYYYY before Nicki came out.  This crap is pure trashola!!!!

  • johnblacksad

    Props to ninjaz like Action Bronson that help keep the faith…

  • LetsBeRealpeople

    Holy poop cakes, say it ain’t so! Didn’t she just tell Jay-Z she was coming after his money…or should I say coming after the way of his money, like 5 months ago? AHH posted the encounter. If she is resetting her career to get to spitting, then I wait with my hate. She could be a sleeper this whole time. She’ll have to take a whole yeat though. none of that 3 month retirement.

  • she sucks Nicki just leave the game and find something else to do cuz rapping aint  1 of ur best talent  

  • D_Ably

    This is what Jigga and Eminem do when their careers are flatlinin, whys this bipolar tramp think its gonna work for her? You not been round long enuff for us to care if you quit or not.

    • eurontay

      Well said

  • johnblacksad

    I’m pretty sure she could have been respected as a true/good MC… but she chose money&fame over respect… not blaming her… it just is what it is

    We don’t buy your sh!t, we download and give you mad propz if sh!t’s dope…
    Them white kids will buy your sh!t, download your ringtones, but you won’t get that Kendrick Lamar respect from us!

    Thinkin back, i should’ve known hip hop took a huge fukking wrong turn when they started givin these artists platinum plaques for ringtones 🙂

  • Joseph Thomas

    please….please leave….

    i think shes tryna leave cause shes hearing Kim is finally able to release music again is about to get in that ass….

  • Joseph Thomas

    beat it kid

  • in order for her to leave music, she would have to actually MAKE music

  • timwest1000

    TROY THE POOR BARBER SAID:
    like jay-z said a nigga that thinks money isnt everything is a nigga that never had none… she made forbes list… so whos the stupid hoe…?????

    TELL THAT TO STEVE JOBS OR WARREN BUFFETT. MONEY DID NOT KEEP THEM FROM DEATH DISEASES. HOW ABOUT FAMILY? IF MONEY IS EVERYTHING, WHY IS SHE WORRIED ABOUT BEING ACCEPTED. MATTER OF FACT WHY DO THEY ALL CARE ABOUT BEING RELEVANT IF IT IS JUST FOR MONEY. GLORY IS WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT. IF YOU HAAD MONEY BEFORE, YOU WOULD KNOW MONEY DOES NOT MAKE THE MAN.

  • J N

    shes a girl rapper who cares

  • WillVetterGoodin

    told you after that atrocious grammy shit she did, her label was gonna drop her! she aint leaving music, her label now recognizes her bullshit, and they finally gonna drop her, wack ass bitch.

  • WillVetterGoodin

    she is garbage

  • Pierre Elliott

    THINK ABOUT ALL THE MCs, AND BEAT MAKERS… ALL THE CLASSIC GROUPS…
    IT DONT MATTER IF THE SHIT IS 20 YEARS OLD….THE MUSIC WAS HOT….
    WE HAVE TO TAKE HIP HOP BACK TO ITS ROOTS…..ITS ABOUT SKILL….
    EVERYONE IS DAMN NEAR BROKE, PEOPLE ARE STARVING….WE HAVE WARS 
    ACROSS THE WORLD…AND ITS 2012!!!!!!!!!   ITS TIME FOR THE REVOLUTION!!!!!!

    REAL MUSIC FOR REAL PEOPLE….NO MORE OF THIS TECHNO,DOWN SOUTH 
    SECRET FAG SOCIETY SHIT……  This isnt what chuck D talked about….
    This isnt what Pac talked about…..YOU CANT BE FOR HIP-HOP…TRUE REAL
    HIP-HOP……AND BE FOR THIS SELL OUT DEVIL WORSHIPPING BULLSH*T

    ITS TIME PEOPLE…….ITS TIME…

  • Pierre Elliott

    ***BE YOURSELF**** ACCEPT YOUR OWN****HELP YOUR COMMUNITY***
    BLACK PEOPLE, SPANISH, ASIAN,WHITE, IF YOUR ARE NOT A SNAKE, AND YOU
    ARE ABOUT PEOPLE, THE TRUTH..LIFE AND THE HUMAN RACE…

    WE ALL MUST STAND TOGETHER, BECAUSE WE HAVE BEINGS THAT ARE NOT HUMAN
    TRYING TO CONTROL HUMANITY THROUGH MEDIA MUSIC AND PROTOCOL…..

    ITS TIME FOR THE FIGHT……

  • Nicki, your fans are all little girls and gay dudes.  They are your “essence” so be mad at them for not buying your records.

  • Hasta la vista, baby,

  • MADNEWYORKER914

    BYE, and Good riddance !!!