Nicki Minaj went on an NYC press junket this weekend, appearing on DJ Whoo Kid's Shade 45 show as well as Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club for interviews that saw the first lady of Young Money talking everything from Kendrick Lamar's "Control," to the falling out that Drake alluded to on Nothing Was The Same:
Drake later said the line was relevant at the time he wrote it, which was months before the album's release, and that he'd made amends with Nicki. Yet there was a notable lack of features from Young Money artists on NWTS, something Minaj told Whoo she wouldn't emulate:
Imagine a Young Money counseling session, as everyone lies in the rug of Drake's eyebrows and lies to each other about their eternal commitment to Birdman. Nothing could be greater.
On The Breakfast Club, Minaj was asked about not being mentioned on Lamar's "Control," and she defended her rap record vociferously:
Referring to yourself as "the kid" is insufferable as f*ck.
Minaj also had this to say about any "King of New York" talk:
But perhaps that was just blustering bravado, as Minaj tweeted this: