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DRAKE AND NICKI MINAJ AT A MUSICAL CROSSROADS


Will Drake and Nicki Minaj finally grow up on their next album drops?

 

DJ Akademiks, a Drake Stan, was on Twitch, where he talked about Drake being at crossroads. He said he spoke to some industry insiders, and they told him that Drake "knows it's about to be up and sh*t ain't hitting the way it used to." I applaud Drake for not having his head in the sand.


What really resonated with me was when DJ Akademiks repeated what he was told about this crossroads every artist goes through:



"Every rapper, historically, every rapper comes to this crossroad where now are you going to make age-appropriate material and continue to grow and age with your audience, or are you going to chase the kids?"


 




 


Drake assisted with the blackballing of Nicki Minaj to only end up at the same spot as her. They both have to make a decision, and so far, both have chosen to chase the kids. Drake gave us "Toosie Slide," and Nicki Minaj decided to prove she can twerk. But, as AK said, the kids will never love Drake more than they love NBA Youngboy. I will add that the kids will never love Nicki Minaj the way they love Megan Thee Stallion. That is not a diss, that is just the reality of things. Kids relate better to people closer to their age.




Do y'all think Drake and Nicki have one more chance with the kids or should they both move on to the more grown-up lane of rap?

 

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J La
J La
19 ago 2020

Even the kids don’t care about billboard or charts they don’t even understand it. My 13 yo son said I thought they we just big pictures in the city lol....I said u know what that’s how it really should be.

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I think they should do something differently with their next album. I don’t like to make judgements too early but drake next project sounds like he is trying to make a water downed take care/views/more life. Nicki has always been a niche artist so I don’t think that should be hard for her. But I never saw her albums as hyper sexualized either, apart from some of her features I just don’t put her in the “ pussy rapper category”. Growing is what is going to help their legacies, they have been in the game for a long time now. They are not new cats anymore.

P.S I hope Nicki’s ass be reading that book 50cent sent for her pregnant…

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@fckyaya your right I got it wrong I didn’t know what crossroads meant I thought it meant washed up lol my bad.

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Fck Yaya
Fck Yaya
18 ago 2020

Mrs. H,


When it comes to their next project, do you think they should try to get that TikTok crowd or would that hurt both of their legacies?


They can both collaborate with the young acts, but when it comes to their albums do something totally different. Nicki has kinda already done that. Some put her in the "pussy rapper" category, but I can't think of one of her albums I would say is highly sexual. Her collabs are more sexual IMO.


Thanks for posting.

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Mrs H
Mrs H
18 ago 2020

I think that Nicki was at a crossroads last year, but this year has been great for her.


However, the reality is that older stars will always collaborate with the younger generation, and that is perfectly fine. Most young artist dream about working with those they looked up to and idolized before they were famous.


When Luther Vandross worked with Beyoncé and Mariah, nobody had an issue, but they drag Nicki for doing the same. The difference between Nicki and Drake is that dizzy will work with any artist who has a hot song, even if they’re not established and he will take their sound and overshadow them. All the artist Nicki has worked with, have projects that did well…


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