Nicki Minaj Responds to Malcolm X Cover Art Controversy

The cover art for Nicki Minaj's "Lookin Ass Nigga" was a photo of Malcolm X that some had construed as disrespectful. Nicki responds.

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Nicki Minaj's use of an iconic image of Malcolm X for the cover of her new single "Lookin' Ass Nigga" drew fire (no pun intended) for its co-option of the Malcolm's likeness, even sparking a petition.

Nicki took to Instagram today to respond, and cleared up a central confusion of the image, suggesting that the title referenced the people outside his window, not the slain Civil Rights leader himself:


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