Ouch! Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg Says Nicki Minaj's "Starships" Is One Of The Most Most Sellout Songs In Hip Hop History [Audio]

 

Audio After The Jump

 

Nicki Minaj has made it perfectly clear that she is going in more of a pop direction with her career with some of her recent releases. It doesn't seem to be hurting her fanbase, which continues to grow. Fans of her pre-Young Money work probably haven't been thrilled, but the Harajuku Barbie most likely isn't targeting them anyway.

 

On Valentine's Day, Nicki released her latest single "Starships." The RedOne produced song is intended to be a crossover hit for her upcoming album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.

 

“There was so much love surrounding the making of the song, because RedOne is just so sweet to work with," she told Ryan Seacrest when the song premiered. "He just sent me that one day and he said, ‘Hey, I got something for you!’ I was like ‘You got to be kidding me, right?’ I went to the studio and started writing…scratch that…I didn’t even write the first verse! That was just me mumbling and just saying the first thing that came to my head, and we recorded it, because I just felt…like let’s go to the beach…let’s go get away…It was just so good. It feels good!”

 

Not everyone is feeling good about the song though. New York's outspoken on air personality Peter Rosenberg of Hot 97 thinks the Young Money starlet went too pop and he let his listeners know.

 

"I'm not saying Nicki's not a rapper or she can't rap, because the opposite is true," he said. "By nature she is an incredibly talented rapper. But I am a hip-hop head and to be frank this song right here 'Starships' is literally one of the most sellout songs in hip-hop history."

 

Listen to more of what Peter had to say below.




 

 

 

Follow Me

Join Our Facebook Fan Page Check Us Out On MySpace Follow Us On Twitter Follow Me On Youtube

Views: 19205

Tags: 97's, Hip, History, Hop, Hot, In, Is, Minaj's, Most, Nicki, More…Of, One, Ouch!, Peter, Rosenberg, Says, Sellout, Songs, Starship, The, [Audio]

Comment

You need to be a member of ThisIs50.com to add comments!

Join ThisIs50.com

Comment by F***THEWORLD on February 21, 2012 at 8:09am
what do u expect? She's trying to be like lady gaga (not gonna happen)
she' ain't no pop star no matter how hard she tries to sell out!!!
everybody in YM is willing to sellout!!!
YM is a joke!
nikis songs ain't even good?
and her pop wardrobe is Horriblee!!!...
Comment by Tom J on February 21, 2012 at 7:25am
It would be a sell out song IF IT WAS ACTUALLY HIP-HOP BUT it's Pop/Dance genre NOT hip-hop so you know he's kinda an F'N retard & So you know i hate that f'n song
Comment by msn on February 21, 2012 at 6:45am
u.s.a
Comment by DUBBY BLANCO on February 21, 2012 at 5:49am
FLY BOIIZ ENT PRESENT DUBBY BLANCO UP AND COMING RAPPER FROM QUEENS!!READY ROCK OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO!!! REAL RAP INSTEAD OF THIS CRAP!!!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v6qpFkGXeE&feature=related
Comment by DUBBY BLANCO on February 21, 2012 at 5:49am
FLY BOIIZ ENT PRESENT DUBBY BLANCO UP AND COMING RAPPER FROM QUEENS!!READY ROCK OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO!!! REAL RAP INSTEAD OF THIS CRAP!!!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v6qpFkGXeE&feature=related
Comment by Ikemefuni Donald Eku on February 21, 2012 at 5:34am
i never and will never see nicky minaj as talented...no i wont be fooled..i hate her songs in my mind soul and body...RIP to nicky minaj music...
Comment by dee on February 21, 2012 at 5:18am
99.9% of all mainstream hip hop is sell out music now a days.the only mainstream artist that dont do sell out music is nas,slaughterhouse,ice cube, and maybe one or 2 other artist
Comment by JEDI_FROM_HOTH on February 21, 2012 at 4:59am
She is just a puppet /character doing whatever she thinks will propel her forward so more people will like her. Its so sad that she can't just be herself.
Comment by Alyzza on February 21, 2012 at 2:40am
Song is good, but not as good as the PlayStation Vita!!! massive deal going on right now! http://tinyurl.com/7s82zys
Comment by ice man on February 21, 2012 at 2:11am
true



Upcoming Releases

Members

 


Example Searches:
music, girls, Bentley

Latest Activity

F***THEWORLD commented on ChasinDatPaper's blog post August Alsina Collapses, Falls Unconscious During NYC Concert. Suffered Multiple Seizures *UPDATE* Singer Awakes From 3-Day Coma, Issues Statement (Video)
"Thats karma for his b**** a**!"
6 minutes ago
F***THEWORLD liked ChasinDatPaper's blog post August Alsina Collapses, Falls Unconscious During NYC Concert. Suffered Multiple Seizures *UPDATE* Singer Awakes From 3-Day Coma, Issues Statement (Video)
7 minutes ago
Jux commented on ChasinDatPaper's blog post August Alsina Collapses, Falls Unconscious During NYC Concert. Suffered Multiple Seizures *UPDATE* Singer Awakes From 3-Day Coma, Issues Statement (Video)
"all that weed and alcohol catchin up... n**** better slow down smh"
15 minutes ago
BG commented on ChasinDatPaper's blog post DNA Test Proves Proves Mathew Knowles Fathered 2nd Child While Married To Beyonce's Mom
"This Niqqa was bussing nuts in erbody!"
49 minutes ago
paul commented on ChasinDatPaper's blog post Big Pun's Widow Liza Rios Sues Fat Joe For $1 Million For Failing To Fulfill Financial Agreement With Her Husband
"B**** trying to extort money offa Fat Joe. Don't give her a dime."
52 minutes ago
jBrizzle commented on NewMusic's blog post Jennifer Lopez Ft. Iggy Azalea - Booty (Remix) Official Music Video
"Anyone talking smack @ Jenny should be beatchslapped!"
53 minutes ago
paul commented on ChasinDatPaper's blog post Nick Cannon Lines Up TV & Book Deals For His New Client Amber Rose (Video)
"TLDR on Amber's empowering women strategy: Get a unique look and sleep with a couple of rappers. If you're lucky, one of them will be too high to realize they are marrying you. Cash it in afterwards."
56 minutes ago
jBrizzle commented on Mixtape Weekly's blog post Snoop Dogg & Tha Dogg Pound - That's My Work 5 (Free Mixtape Stream/Download)
"I concur!"
1 hour ago

© 2014   Created by 50 Cent.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

© 2012   Created by 50 Cent.   Powered by .

Badges  |  Help  |  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy