The MTV Music Video Awards Nominees have been announced and Nicki Minaj is not happy. Her hit song Anaconda was turned into a pop culture phenomenon due to her insane, hyperactive, banana chopping, booty bouncing video. It took the world by storm and even had Ellen twerking. Unfortunately, MTV do not see it as award worthy and Minaj is not taking it lightly. She tweeted various points about how her video was left out of some key nominations, especially due to how much attention her work had earned; smashing records and gaining a pop culture phenomenon, even sparking Halloween costume ideas. She eventually finished by saying that she felt the system was tweaked to favor certain types of women.
Minaj and Swift tweet about the MTV Movie Awards 2015
Unfortunately, at this point Ms. Swift took this tweet to be directed at her as more bad blood being thrown her way but as Ms. Minaj pointed out, it had nothing to do with her. Instead it was about black women, their bodies and white media misrepresentation. Which leads me to a post I wrote when Anaconda originally came out…