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They're here! Nicki Minaj releases music videos for 'Chun Li' & 'Barbie Tingz' — watch

Rapper Nicki Minaj finally released her videos for her two new singles "Chun Li" and "Barbie Tingz."


Emily Treadgold


It wasn't so long ago that fans got a mouthful from Nicki Minaj about why she wasn't releasing videos and she responded, "Relax babe. Queens don't panic."

 

Steven Klein directed the visual for "Chun Li" an artistic spin off of the street fighter character with Minaj rapping, "I knew you'd come, somehow I just knew youd find me. Not knowing where I was or when I was coming back sent you crazy. I kept my spies on you though. I didnt like what they reported back" 

 

Nicki is out for blood.

I needed to focus and I just didn't know, you know, I wanted to make sure I was writing something that was meaningful to me and that would inspire and captivate my audience. But most importantly, I wanted to have fun again. I didn't want to see anything.

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"Barbie Tingz" was directed by Giovanni Bianco and Minaj rocks a variety of glam outfits including the now iconic Fendi look that she was wearing on the artwork for the "Chun Li" cover.

 

The rapper spoke with Zane Lowe about the premieres, saying, "This is the best album I've ever in my life created. I needed to focus and I just didn't know, you know, I wanted to make sure I was writing something that was meaningful to me and that would inspire and captivate my audience. But most importantly, I wanted to have fun again. I didn't want to see anything."

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