Who is the Queen of Rap?
Who is “The Queen of Rap?”. Isabel Oliver, Features Editor | September 15, 2020. Nicki Minaj in Sydney, Australia at her “Pink Friday Perfume” launch in 2012. Her album Pink Friday was released during the height of her popularity.
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While Minaj has held the “Queen of Rap” title for at least ten years, the King of Rap has jumped from Jay Z to Kendrick Lamar to Drake and back. Nevertheless, all of these men have had successful careers, existing and collaborating among one another. But Nicki Minaj has had to take a different path. To remain relevant, Minaj has had to fight …
Minaj doesn’t often give a platform to other female rappers, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t out there fighting for her title.
Nicki Minaj has been considered a top female rapper for the past ten years and she knows it. Her most recent album is called Queen and in 2016, while featuring on Ariana Grande’s song “Side to Side,” she directly states, “I’m the queen of rap.”. But ever since “Bodak Yellow” was released, Nicki Minaj has had a prominent competitor in Cardi B.