Tue 2 Apr 2013
Earlier today, Nicki Minaj debuted the video to her Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up cut, “High School,” in which there’s plenty of saucy scenes starring herself and Lil Wayne. MTV sat down with Young Money’s First lady to talk about the already much-discussed clip, among other topics. Nicki clarified that she and Weezy didn’t actually lock lips, but admitted she finds her boss “sexy.” She also stated that she felt more comfortable shooting the “High School” video than “Moment of Life,” which co-stars Drake.
Touching on other topics, Ms. Minaj announced she has potentially two guest appearances on Ciara’s forthcoming One Woman Army album, and declared she is “lyrically better than most of the male rappers out there,” but still feels underrated.
Watch the interview clips after the jump…
On kiss scene with Lil Wayne:
We kept on laughing the whole time. He was like, “Stop laughing.” And I was like, “Alright.” And I would burst out laughing again… Wayne said that we had to kiss. He was like, “Yo, one thing that’s gonna sell it is that if we really kiss.” And I was like, “ehhhh.”
Not only is he my boss, but he’s also my brother… But Wayne is still so sexy. I texted Wayne, I was like, “Yo, you gon’ have all the chicks back on your…” when this video come out. He looks like a piece of art because he’s all tatted up, and it’s just so sexy, black and beautiful.
Comparing shooting “High School” alongside Wayne with “Moment For Life” alongside Drake:
I was a lot more comfortable with Wayne. I think, mentally, I’m just at a different place now. I think when I was shooting “Moment For Life,” I was very nervous because I didn’t know if that would be too much. I didn’t want people to see maybe too much steaminess and read that the wrong way.
Reveals collaborations on Ciara’s new album:
People are going to love [Ciara's] new album. I love it. I was supposed to only do one song for her album and I think I’m going to end up doing two because I just love what she’s doing. I’m so proud and I’m really excited for people to hear it.
On still feeling underrated:
[With 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded'], I care less about the acceptance and more about me being the lyrical, ill bi**h that I am, knowing that I am lyrically better than most of the male rappers out there — yes, I’m gonna say it. I don’t get the credit that I deserve.
Watch more clips of Nicki’s interview over on MTV.