Noisey‘s Josh Haddow’s heart unintentionally melted a little bit at a recent Nicki Minaj concert, when he realized his undying affection for the American rapper. The resident musicologist routinely conducts anthropological field studies with music fans to cast a portrait of each subculture. He found Skrillex fans to be mildly inarticulate while One Direction fans were pretty defensive.
What he discovered about Nicki Minaj’s fans: they’re great fun and pretty eclectic. However, his study was suddenly interrupted upon laying eyes on a Nicki Minaj poster and changing the course of his questions. “Do I stand a chance with Nicki Minaj?” he asked fans. He returned to his hotel room with a renewed sense of hope and vigour for life. Nicki Minaj can do that to you…
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