“I pissed off the identical man Ariana simply referred to as out for mendacity. Grammy producer KEN,” Minaj wrote on Twitter. “I used to be bullied into staying quiet for 7 years out of worry. However I’ll inform my followers the REAL on the following episode of #QueenRadio they deserve the reality.”
The assertion was in response to a fan who tweeted her confusion over why Minaj had by no means received a Grammy earlier than: “Nicki Minaj has been on the high of her recreation for means too lengthy to not have had a Grammy,” she wrote. “I don’t know what white man from the boards she pissed off.”
I pissed off the identical man Ariana simply referred to as out for mendacity. Grammy producer KEN. I used to be bullied into staying quiet for 7 years out of worry. However I’ll inform my followers the REAL on the following episode of #QueenRadio they deserve the reality.
Additionally, CONGRATS to everybody who received final evening. https://t.co/YjmoIOPt6o
— QUEEN (@NICKIMINAJ) February 11, 2019
Selection has reached out to Ehrlich for remark.
Previous to the Grammys, Grande additionally expressed her frustration with Ehrlich after he instructed the Related Press that she wouldn’t be performing on the ceremony as a result of her incapability to place collectively a efficiency in time for the present. Selection beforehand reported that Grande wasn’t acting at and even attending the ceremony as a result of a disagreement with producers over which songs can be featured.
“i’ve stored my mouth shut however now you’re mendacity about me. i can pull collectively a efficiency over evening and you recognize that, Ken,” she tweeted. “it was when my creativity & self expression was stifled by you, that i made a decision to not attend. i hope the present is strictly what you need it to be and extra.”
“i provided three completely different songs,” she continued. “it’s about collaboration. it’s about feeling supported. it’s about artwork and honesty. not politics. not doing favors or taking part in video games. it’s only a recreation y’all.. and that i’m sorry however that’s not what music is to me.”
i’ve stored my mouth shut however now you’re mendacity about me. i can pull collectively a efficiency over evening and you recognize that, Ken. it was when my creativity & self expression was stifled by you, that i made a decision to not attend. i hope the present is strictly what you need it to be and extra.
Minaj’s feedback about Ehrlich additionally come on the heels of reports that the rapper would not be attending the BET Expertise Live performance in June. Minaj was initially purported to co-headline the live shows with Cardi B however has since pulled out after taking offense to one among BET’s Grammy tweets.
“In the meantime, Nicki Minaj is being dragged by her lacefront,” BET tweeted after Cardi B took residence a Grammy for greatest rap album.
In response, Minaj tweeted, “Younger Cash will not be aside of the BET Expertise or award present. Summer time Tour dates dropping quickly.”
Younger Cash will not be aside of the BET Expertise or award present. Summer time Tour dates dropping quickly
— QUEEN (@NICKIMINAJ) February 11, 2019
Because the announcement, a spokesperson for BET launched a prolonged assertion to Pitchfork apologizing for the tweet:
“BET loves Nicki Minaj. We have now supported her from the very starting of her profession and can proceed to take action transferring ahead. Nicki has paved the best way for thus many performers and has solidified her place as one of the highly effective figures within the music business,” the assertion reads. “Sadly the respect we’ve for Nicki was violated by this put up that ought to by no means have been written. The put up doesn’t replicate how we really feel about Nicki. And additional doesn’t replicate our firm values.”
“We deeply apologize for the damage, disappointment and confusion that this put up has brought about,” the assertion continues. “We’re dedicated to doing the whole lot we are able to to handle the state of affairs. We’re additionally conducting an inner audit to guarantee some of these posts are usually not printed once more. We have now apologized to Nicki and her crew. The put up has been eliminated and we’ve taken extra acceptable motion. We perceive Nicki’s place and sit up for persevering with our dialogue along with her. Lastly, we apologize to all of her followers. This could have by no means occurred.
The BET Expertise Concert events are set to happen June 20-22, adopted by the BET Awards ceremony on June 23. Cardi B is performing on the June 22 live performance.
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