Minaj releases the single Pills ‘N Potions as the first single from her album The Pink Print.
I think everybody knows how obsessed I am with Jay Z. He’s always been my favorite rapper, him and Wayne, and he did such a great job of creating this Blueprint brand for male rappers I studied a lot of his Blueprint, in terms of being a mogul, I wanted to do that. I wanted to be like Jay Z. I felt like with what I’m doing, I want female rappers to be able to pattern themselves with what I’ve done one day. I think the album is so classic. It’s gonna feel so good and I think it will probably be something that female rappers look to as a Pink Print for years to come.
Minaj releases the official music video for Pills N Potions, directed by Diane Martel.
It’s been literally my most critically acclaimed single ever. Sometimes I get a beat or a hook and I just write what it tells me, what it feels like. What that felt like to me was forgiveness, you know, and just understanding that everybody gets mad, but when you love somebody, I feel like you’ll always love them. I don’t feel like there’s ever been somebody that I loved that I no longer love, I just may not be able to live with you or have you in my life, and that’s really what the song is about.
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