The drama started after Minaj, 37, mirrored on shedding the 2012 Grammy Award for Greatest New Artist following the Recording Academy’s announcement of the 2021 nominations on Tuesday, November 24.
“Always remember the Grammys didn’t give me my greatest new artist award after I had 7 songs concurrently charting on billboard & larger first week than any feminine rapper within the final decade- went on to encourage a technology,” the “Tremendous Bass” rapper tweeted. “They gave it to the white man Bon Iver. #PinkFriday.”
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Khalifa, 33, later aired his personal grievances, tweeting that he is aware of “the way it feels” to be up for a Grammy however not win. (He was most just lately nominated on the 2016 ceremony for his megahit “See You Once more” that includes Charlie Puth.)
A fan replied to the “Younger, Wild & Free” rapper’s tweet, “Cardi profitable a Grammy when nicki minaj didn’t is the most important proof that they don’t know a s–t bout music,” referencing the Love & Hip Hop: New York alum’s 2019 Greatest Rap Album win. In response, Khalifa wrote, “Most self made artists have this downside,” which a number of Twitter customers — together with Cardi, 28, herself — took as a dig towards the “WAP” rapper.
Cardi responded by tweeting a screenshot of an Instagram DM that Khalifa despatched her in September 2016, which learn partially, “Your [sic] doing a fantastic job and the way in which you tackle issues is admirable. Preserve your mild shining and don’t let others take it.” She captioned the screenshot, “They actually assist you once you grinding on the backside then it’s a special story once you make it !”
The “Bodak Yellow” MC went on to name out the North Dakota native for acknowledging a tweet that in contrast her to Minaj, whom she infamously tried to fight at a Harper’s Bazaar social gathering in September 2018.
“I don’t perceive why n–fuel entertain tweets that pit profitable ladies in opposition to one another?” she wrote. “Ya not bored with that? Specifically when ya was rooting arduous when a bitch was on the backside.”
Khalifa shortly backed off, replying, “I nonetheless assist u. Nothings modified. Your [sic] self made in my e book as nicely.” He additionally informed his Twitter followers that he “don’t need a Cardi/ Wiz battle goin on for no cause.”
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