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

 

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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.




 

 

 

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Comment by CALI SUPERSTAR on February 21, 2012 at 1:13am
GET OFF OF HER V*****...STOP HATIN JUST GET UR MONEY... WHY SO SERIOUS ALL THE TIME...DO U
Comment by Abizmal on February 21, 2012 at 12:17am
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Comment by 11Brooklyn718 on February 20, 2012 at 11:50pm
so f****** true!!!
Comment by ItsTheKid22 on February 20, 2012 at 11:47pm
that foo got it !
Comment by Buck on February 20, 2012 at 11:11pm
what the hell is peter rosenburg doin on hot97! he right doe them dudes.. at young money will do anthing to get a hit record...:(
Comment by Rishad Khail on February 20, 2012 at 11:01pm
da f***? all her songs sucked, then she pulls of a gay a** wayne voice s***...honestly all of young money is a bunch of sellouts real talk non of em are gd
Comment by Hec on February 20, 2012 at 10:38pm
Who the f*** likes Nicki Minaj? she's just an imitation of a bunch of white artist that dresses like lil kim. That aint hip hop son
Comment by KelleyKel09 on February 20, 2012 at 10:18pm
hated it!!!! sounds like it should have flo rida on it.
Comment by Mookie on February 20, 2012 at 9:51pm
Yeah she's always going to far
Comment by rolie polie on February 20, 2012 at 9:29pm
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