Nicki Minaj: “If I Had A Daughter I Wouldn’t Want Her Listening to [My] CD”

Nicki Minaj feels weird about having such young fans.

“Being honest, if I had a daughter I wouldn’t want her listening to a Nicki Minaj CD until she was a certain age,” she told UK newspaper The Sun. “Even when I meet my fans and they tell me they are 12, I cringe a little. I always say, ‘Listen. I don’t want you saying the bad words, put school first’.

During the interview Minaj also went on to discuss how she believes that children do need to hear about the good and bad in life to help them succeed just as she has. She stressed the importance of school and independence for woman.

Minaj also discussed the dysfunctional household that she grew up in and how it has shaped her as a woman. “All of my young and teenage early years we lived in fear that my mother would be killed by my father,” she said of her home life as a teen. “It was ridiculous. It made me act out to guys and be evil to them when I was growing up.”

“It made me tough,” she added. “Of course it did. I am an emotional person, but I am a tough person. It was very tough emotionally for me to have a parent who was an alcoholic and a drug addict. I had a mum with no money.”

Despite her humble beginnings the Young Money princess has been ruling The Billboard Top 200 albums chart. For the third week in a row, her debut LP, Pink Friday, is the highest selling rap album and was recently certified platinum by the RIAA. —Michael Naclerio

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  • ms_spittuh

    News flash you dumb ass…little girls are just starting to get out of dolls at 12 and 13, so why do you think they flock to you? Telling them to step your pussy up? U need to be ashamed of yourself. Mama beat the hell out of me when she found out I snuck and listened to my sister’s lil kim cd, and I was almost 10. She told me no but I did it anyway. I understand but aren’t you 30? You might as well teach them how to be a hoe. Go drink AIDS bitch you disgust me with your funky pussy lyrics. Seems like the closer we get to 2012 the more the goons and coons come out. WTF is going on man?

  • Queensize

    I never understood why artist always discuss children when clearly their music is an adult conversation. It’s so fucking stupid. I have no problem with Nicki Minaj cursing up a storm if she did. She is grown and you have the right to do so. That whole Barbie bullshit needs to burn to ashes. Or do a PG album. Of course she would have to change her name. But since her dumb ass chooses to target pre-teens and teenagers, you can and will recieve all the criticism.

    • minusthecynic

      i agree with u that she shouldnt swear if she is targeting preteens
      thats true what u say about lil wayne too
      he deserves criticism for cussing on his albums
      i dont know if he targets kids but kids eat up his albums
      i think u are right she does need prayer
      thats the best way u can help her
      to change her ways
      i dont know why she wants to b barbie
      if u listen to her old stuff she was harder
      little kim was the black barbie so called
      one interesting thing is with nicki minaj she copies harajuku girls in japan with her style
      which was inspired by african american street culture
      so its come full circle
      on the pa sticker tip it doesnt work
      as long as stores allow kids to buy these albums
      so it is their responsibility to step up n prevent the kids from filling their minds with garbage
      but they dont cuz they love making money

  • Huh?

    ^ Great point. I never thought of it like that. you are so right, this is clearly a ‘parental advisory’ sticker on the front of the CD. Also, WHY she didn’t say this BEFORE her debut album drop? Hope her PR remind her of this statement on her sophomore album.

  • Iz dis b!tch serious?! GTFOH

    Gurl go to bed!! I think she forgot her meds today this b!tch is dillusional. Have you ever heard such BS in such a passive way. . .”Hi kids Im a 30 year old barbie look how big my a*s and tits are and look at the shiny cars and and all the boys that love me but kids dont try this at home and dont forget to step your pussys up.” Iz dis b!tch serious??? GTFOH looney toon

  • Iz dis b!tch serious?! GTFOH

    I j/s she cant think a grown woman would respect or admire her for being a barbie…where they do that at? I guess within the several twisted personalities of this dense confused individual she needs prayer, layn of the hands, bible study, etc. . . because she is obviously forgetting to take her prozac ahaha lol

  • Not a Nicki Fan

    People should have control over thier kids…no matter how she market are still going to like her…WAYNE aint getting dogged and he say more shit than Nicki…gtfo

  • Dead President

    watever. she aint human she can do wat the fuk she want, she celeb now. i dont condone the behavior but fuck it she entertain now and that how she make her money, by entertaining these bubblegum fucks.

  • Dead President


    ooh poor girl had it ‘tough’ growing up she must b only 1 lets all feel sorry & cry 4 her. that shit fairy floss compared to me n mines – grimy ass real niggaz REGULAR CHILDHOODS on my block . get tissues mfukka