Nicki Minaj Addresses Her Feud With Miley Cyrus on “Down in the DM” Remix
A remix of Yo Gotti's "Down in the DM" featuring Nicki Minaj was teased earlier today (Feb. 4) and now it has arrived. The remix finds Nicki adding two verses to Gotti's 2015 hit.
During her first verse on the remix, Nicki looks back at her feud with Miley Cyrus. The Young Money rapper references her now famous "Miley, what's good" line she directed at at the pop star during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.
"He said 'Kylie, what's good?'/I said Miley, what's good?/I said could you pay my bills like O'Reilly, what's good?" Nicki raps.
The feud between the head Barbie-in-charge and Miley started when the latter gave an interview to the New York Times, pushing back at Nicki's assertion that she had been snubbed for the best music video award in favor of "women with slim bodies."
"You made it about you,” Miley said about Nicki. “Not to sound like a bitch, but that’s like, ‘Eh, I didn’t get my VMA.' If you want to make it about race, there’s a way… Say: ‘This is the reason why I think it’s important to be nominated. There’s girls everywhere with this body type. What I read sounded very Nicki Minaj, which, if you know Nicki Minaj it’s not too kind. It’s not very polite. I know you can make it seem like, Oh I just don’t understand because I’m a white pop star. I know the statistics. I know what’s going on in the world. But to be honest, I don’t think MTV did that on purpose.”
This provoked a response from Nicki, who addressed her onstage during the VMAs ceremony. "And now, back to this bitch who had a lot to say about me the other day in the press: Miley, what's good?" The Pinkprint creator said. The camera then cut to Miley Cyrus, who looked stunned.
Rehashing the line on "Down in the DM" might have been a simple reference from Nicki Minaj, but it could be a sign that Miley Cyrus is not out of the rapper's crosshairs just yet.
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