Get ready for Nicki Minaj to be a trending topic on Sunday night, because the pop star will open the VMAs with what we’re sure will be yet another unforgettable performance. In honor of the occasion we predict what she might have up her sleeve that night.
Will Nicki bring out the other half of hip-hop’s current “it” couple and share the love on stage? Her beau Meek Mills has been on tour with her all summer long, so it’s more than possible he’d plan to join her for this honor too.
VMA host Miley Cyrus recently commented publicly about Nicki’s reaction to being shut out of the Video Of The Year nominations calling her remarks “not polite.” Will Nicki take this very public moment to set Ms. Cyrus straight during her time on the mic?
Between the Drake/Meek Mills rap beef, pregnancy rumors and those inappropriate photos with her wax figure splattered all over the Internet, Nicki’s name has dominated headlines and memes this summer. (And the comments haven’t always been kind.) Will she publicly address the haters during an acceptance speech if she wins? We’ll see. She’s nominated in the Best Female Video and Best Hip Hop Video categories.
Who’s up for a “flawless” performance of Nicki smash hit “Feelin’ Myself” with the other queen of the stage, Beyoncé? We are! Fingers crossed!
Although Nicki had a very good point about MTV’s tendency to overlook certain Black artists when making nominations for major categories, when she spoke out about it on Twitter, Taylor Swift took it personally and the media came to her defense. Both ladies patched things up weeks ago, but will a joint performance moment be the perfect way to shut the world up about their “bad blood” once and for all? After all, Taylor has been inviting every star under the sun on stage for her tour this summer, so maybe this will be her latest surprise appearance?
Nicki has never had a problem speaking out for women in music, particularly Black women. Will she win and use the moment to truly get some things off her chest? Let’s hope so!
Whether she goes for an outrageous number or a classic look, Nicki will certainly rock the red carpet her way. As always, we can’t wait to see what she shows up in.