Nicki Minaj criticizes Grammys for transferring ‘Super Freaky Girl’ to pop class

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Nicki Minaj has a message for the Recording Academy after they moved her music “Super Freaky Girl” from a rap class to a pop class for award consideration.

“I’ve no prob being moved out the RAP class so long as we r ALL being handled FAIRLY. If SFG (‘Super Freaky Girl’) has 2B moved out RAP then so does Big Energy!” Minaj wrote in a sequence of tweets, referring to the Latto music. “ANY1 who says diff is solely a Nicki hater or a troll.”

“If you’ll be able to’t inform by now that there’s a concerted effort to provide newer artists issues that they actually don’t deserve over individuals who have been deserving for a few years, then you definately’re not paying consideration. And by the best way, this isn’t to say any music is unhealthy or any feminine rapper is unhealthy,” Minaj wrote on Instagram. “I at all times say this: Any rapper, feminine or male, that wins a Grammy, you need to be f–king happy with your self. But why is the goalpost solely ever moved when it’s Nicki? Well, I’ll let you know why. They don’t need the folks that they’ve within the trade to go up in opposition to me.”

Minaj continued her argument in a video put up.

“If ‘Super Freaky Girl’ is pop, then so is ‘Big Energy.’ If you progress ‘Super Freaky Girl’ out of rap and put it in pop, do the identical with ‘Big Energy.’ Right? Same producers on each songs, by the best way, if you wish to discuss it. So let’s hold s— truthful.”

The class swap was seen when the first-round poll went out to Recording Academy voters this week.

Minaj had religion she would win within the rap class, however says now she doesn’t really feel she stands a good likelihood, since she’s presently up in opposition to Harry Styles and Adele.

The Recording Academy has not publicly said the reasoning for putting “Super Freaky Girl,” which samples “Super Freak” by Rick James, within the pop class.

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