Watch Nicki Minaj Read Maya Angelou's 'Still I Rise'

This is exactly what your day was missing.

Nicki Minaj channeled her inner Maya Angelou during A&E's Shining a Light concert.

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The show, which aimed to raise racial awareness, featured performances from celebs like John Legend, Alicia Keys and Jill Scott. And, of course, a very special reciting of Maya Angelou's "Still I Rise" from the one and only Nicki Minaj.

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Check out Nicki's reading, and be sure to catch the show when it airs tonight on A&E networks at 8 p.m. ET. 

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