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Nicki Minaj reimagines ‘Black Beatles’ as ‘Black Barbies’

The saga continues.


Audra Schroeder


Published Nov 15, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 2:20 pm CDT

Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” finally knocked Chainsmokers out of the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 chart. So Nicki Minaj did her own cover to celebrate. 

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The rapper posted the remix, titled “Black Barbies,” on Instagram, writing: “Cuz 2 Lil black kids got the NUMBER 1 RECORD IN THE COUNTRY.” The track quickly trended on Twitter. 

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Minaj also gives a shout-out to Trump, rapping, “Island girl, Donald Trump wan me go home.” 

H/T Pitchfork

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*First Published: Nov 15, 2016, 1:20 pm CST