“Starships” is a song by hip-hop recording artist, Nicki Minaj, and appears her second studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. It premiered during On Air with Ryan Seacrest and was released as the lead single from the album on the same day. It was produced by RedOne, Carl Falk and Rami Yacoub. The song was released for digital download in February 2012. An accompanying music video for the single was shot in Hawaii on March 13–15, 2012. “Starships” debuted at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100, marking her second solo arrival in the Top 10 of the chart, after “Super Bass“, which reached number 3 in 2011. The song peaked at number 5 in the US and was certified platinum. In the spring of 2012, “Starships“ was the 3rd most-played song on Myspace, the 12th most-played song on Yahoo! Music, and was the 21st most downloaded ringtone. “Starships” is a multi-genre song, which heavily utilizes Eurodance, Europop and Eurohouse, while also incorporating others such as pop, dance, reggae, pop rock, and hip hop. » Read more..
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Hot Music Video – Beez In The Trap (Explicit) – Nicki Minaj ft 2 Chainz + Nicki Deletes Twitter Account Over Song Leak
“Beez in the Trap” is a song by hip hop artist Nicki Minaj from her second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. It features American rapper 2 Chainz. The song got its premiere at DJ Flex’s radio show at Hot 97 in March 2012. Background of the song: “Beez in the Trap” is an electro hop song. Before this song was released, 2 Chainz confirmed his appearance on Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. On March 20, 2012; Minaj posted on Twitter that “Beez in the Trap” is set to premiere on Power 105.1′s DJ Clue’s radio show at 7:00 pm, however, it ended up being premiered by Hot 97‘s DJ Flex instead. It later made its way online shortly thereafter. “Beez in the Trap” received generally positive reviews from music critics, with several commenting positively on Minaj’s performance. Although he felt that the song “lack[ed] real substance,” XXL magazine praised “Beez in the Trap,” calling it a “memorable moment” of Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, and also complimented Minaj’s “unique energy and distinct personality” displayed in the song. The song awarded her with her second Best New Track accolade (the first being Super Bass). Pitchfork Media described “Beez in the Trap” as a “effortless, pinging schoolyard taunt,” and, in a separate review of the song for the same publication, Carrie Battan complimented Minaj’s “daunting swagger,” writing that she “hits a spot sweet enough to render every single gripe obsolete for four and a half minutes.” Check out the official Music video below after the jump… » Read more..