15 Times Nicki Minaj Broke the Internet

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15 Times Nicki Minaj Broke the Internet

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15 Times Nicki Minaj Broke the Internet

Let’s be honest, it doesn’t take much for Nicki Minaj to go viral. With a combined following of more than 100M on both Instagram and Twitter, the rap sensation has the world’s attention at her fingertips.

But, that doesn’t intimidate her when it comes to shaking things up on the world wide web. The Head Barb in charge knows a thing or two about stirring up a frenzy on social media.

Flip through the gallery to take a look at all the times Nicki Minaj broke the Internet.

15 Times Nicki Minaj Broke the Internet
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1. Going Au Naturale

Going Au Naturale

As the Queens-bred rapper rose to critical acclaim, her wardrobe was a circus of colorful wigs, bold makeup, and eye-browsing outfit choices to match.

But in 2014, at the height of her career, Nicki began sporting a much tamer look that highlighted her natural features and unshakeable confidence.

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1. Going Au Naturale

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As the Queens-bred rapper rose to critical acclaim, her wardrobe was a circus of colorful wigs, bold makeup, and eye-browsing outfit choices to match.

But in 2014, at the height of her career, Nicki began sporting a much tamer look that highlighted her natural features and unshakeable confidence.

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2. Her Silver Screen Debut

Her Silver Screen Debut

When Nicki was cast in the 2014 romcom The Other Woman, plenty were skeptical of her new venture.

The rapper, however, held her own alongside well-seasoned actresses Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann as she flexed her acting chops.

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2. Her Silver Screen Debut

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When Nicki was cast in the 2014 romcom The Other Woman, plenty were skeptical of her new venture.

The rapper, however, held her own alongside well-seasoned actresses Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann as she flexed her acting chops.

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3. “Miley, What’s Good?!”

“Miley, What’s Good?!”

How could we forget the iconic one-liner heard around the world?

Nicki called out the pop star during the 2015 VMAs following a New York Times interview where Miley had mince words for the rap sensation.

3. “Miley, What’s Good?!”

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How could we forget the iconic one-liner heard around the world?

Nicki called out the pop star during the 2015 VMAs following a New York Times interview where Miley had mince words for the rap sensation.

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4. Nip Slip at the VMAs

Nip Slip at the VMAs

The year prior, the “No Frauds” femcee had a major wardrobe malfunction during the 2014 VMAs.

While Nicki had to clutch at the fabric of her dress to keep from revealing a little too much, she managed to slay her performance of “Bang Bang” alongside Ariana Grande and Jessie J.

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4. Nip Slip at the VMAs

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The year prior, the “No Frauds” femcee had a major wardrobe malfunction during the 2014 VMAs.

While Nicki had to clutch at the fabric of her dress to keep from revealing a little too much, she managed to slay her performance of “Bang Bang” alongside Ariana Grande and Jessie J.

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5. The Cover Art for ‘Anaconda’

The Cover Art for ‘Anaconda’

Regardless of your opinion of the song, the cover image for ‘Anaconda’ set the Internet ablaze.

With Nicki looking over her shoulder as she flaunts her most famous asset, the NSFW photo inspired a host of memes ― including photoshopping Drake’s face onto her body.

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5. The Cover Art for ‘Anaconda’

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Regardless of your opinion of the song, the cover image for ‘Anaconda’ set the Internet ablaze.

With Nicki looking over her shoulder as she flaunts her most famous asset, the NSFW photo inspired a host of memes ― including photoshopping Drake’s face onto her body.

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6. Meeting Her Idol, Lauryn Hill

Meeting Her Idol, Lauryn Hill

At the age of 18, Nicki quoted Lauryn Hill in her high school yearbook.

When she finally met the legendary singer, she had the most adorable fan girl moment that can only be described as an “out-of-body experience."

6. Meeting Her Idol, Lauryn Hill

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At the age of 18, Nicki quoted Lauryn Hill in her high school yearbook.

When she finally met the legendary singer, she had the most adorable fan girl moment that can only be described as an “out-of-body experience."

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7. The Taylor vs. Nicki Twitter Feud

The Taylor vs. Nicki Twitter Feud Credit: Getty Images

After voicing her concerns with ‘Anaconda’ being overlooked for ‘Video of the Year’ at the 2015 VMAs, Taylor Swift took Nicki’s comments personally and wasn’t shy about spreading it all over Twitter.

Needless to say, Nicki won’t be joining Taylor’s “squad” anytime soon.

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7. The Taylor vs. Nicki Twitter Feud

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After voicing her concerns with ‘Anaconda’ being overlooked for ‘Video of the Year’ at the 2015 VMAs, Taylor Swift took Nicki’s comments personally and wasn’t shy about spreading it all over Twitter.

Needless to say, Nicki won’t be joining Taylor’s “squad” anytime soon.

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8. Revealing Her Relationship Status

Revealing Her Relationship Status Credit: Getty Images

After ending a 14-year relationship with longtime collaborator Safaree Samuels, Nicki’s relationship status became a hot topic.

It was later revealed during an emotional interview with Angie Martinez that Nicki was dating Philly lyricist Meek Mill.

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8. Revealing Her Relationship Status

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After ending a 14-year relationship with longtime collaborator Safaree Samuels, Nicki’s relationship status became a hot topic.

It was later revealed during an emotional interview with Angie Martinez that Nicki was dating Philly lyricist Meek Mill.

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9. Teasing Some Flesh on Instagram

Teasing Some Flesh on Instagram Credit: Instagram
Nicki isn’t shy when it comes to showing off her assets, whether it’s in boxer briefs, lingerie, or sans clothes all together.

9. Teasing Some Flesh on Instagram

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Nicki isn’t shy when it comes to showing off her assets, whether it’s in boxer briefs, lingerie, or sans clothes all together.

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10. #PickMyFruitOut

#PickMyFruitOut

The Pinkprint rapper trolled us all when she teased the name of her forthcoming album, Pick My Fruit Out, as well as its eyebrow-raising tracklist on Twitter.

While Nicki was only poking fun, her dedicated fans nearly lost it in a barrage of tweets.

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10. #PickMyFruitOut

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The Pinkprint rapper trolled us all when she teased the name of her forthcoming album, Pick My Fruit Out, as well as its eyebrow-raising tracklist on Twitter.

While Nicki was only poking fun, her dedicated fans nearly lost it in a barrage of tweets.

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11. Showing Off Her New Bling

Showing Off Her New Bling

While things didn’t pan out with Meek Mill, Nicki’s brief fling was noted for its exuberant gifts.

One in particular had us all wondering if the rap duo had plans to exchange vows.

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11. Showing Off Her New Bling

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While things didn’t pan out with Meek Mill, Nicki’s brief fling was noted for its exuberant gifts.

One in particular had us all wondering if the rap duo had plans to exchange vows.

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12. Reuniting With Her Young Money Squad

Reuniting With Her Young Money Squad

During the peak of her relationship with Meek Mill, Nicki found herself having to stay silent during his heated feud with label mate Drake.

But once her former flame came to a sizzle, the rapper seemingly made amends with Drizzy as she happily shared their reunion on social media.

12. Reuniting With Her Young Money Squad

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During the peak of her relationship with Meek Mill, Nicki found herself having to stay silent during his heated feud with label mate Drake.

But once her former flame came to a sizzle, the rapper seemingly made amends with Drizzy as she happily shared their reunion on social media.

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13. That Super Awkward DJ Khaled Proposal

That Super Awkward DJ Khaled Proposal

Back in 2013, DJ Khaled apparently decided that he wanted to get married to none other than Nicki Minaj.

Not only did the super producer pop the question on MTV, but he also had a ring worth around $375,000 to back up his intentions.

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13. That Super Awkward DJ Khaled Proposal

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Back in 2013, DJ Khaled apparently decided that he wanted to get married to none other than Nicki Minaj.

Not only did the super producer pop the question on MTV, but he also had a ring worth around $375,000 to back up his intentions.

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14. Seducing Drake For Her ‘Anaconda’ Video

Seducing Drake For Her ‘Anaconda’ Video

If the rumors of romance between these two weren’t enough, Nicki only added fuel to the fire with her video for ‘Anaconda.’

The rapper doesn’t leave much to the imagination as she seductively twerks on her label mate, leaving him utterly speechless.

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14. Seducing Drake For Her ‘Anaconda’ Video

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If the rumors of romance between these two weren’t enough, Nicki only added fuel to the fire with her video for ‘Anaconda.’

The rapper doesn’t leave much to the imagination as she seductively twerks on her label mate, leaving him utterly speechless.

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15. Surprise Performance of “Flawless” in Paris Alongside Beyonce

 Surprise Performance of “Flawless” in Paris Alongside Beyonce

When Queens connect on wax, expect nothing less than an historic union.

 So, when Nicki joined Beyonce on stage for her performance of “Flawless,” in front of a sold out crowd in Paris, it was absolute magic.

15. Surprise Performance of “Flawless” in Paris Alongside Beyonce

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When Queens connect on wax, expect nothing less than an historic union.

 So, when Nicki joined Beyonce on stage for her performance of “Flawless,” in front of a sold out crowd in Paris, it was absolute magic.

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Let’s be honest, it doesn’t take much for Nicki Minaj to go viral. With a combined following of more than 100M on both Instagram and Twitter, the rap sensation has the world’s attention at her fingertips.

But, that doesn’t intimidate her when it comes to shaking things up on the world wide web. The Head Barb in charge knows a thing or two about stirring up a frenzy on social media.

Flip through the gallery to take a look at all the times Nicki Minaj broke the Internet.