Watch Nicki Minaj’s “Lyrical Queen” Interview with Genius

Nicki Minaj is doing heavy promotion for her new album Queen which is out everywhere and fighting with Travis Scott’s Astroworld for the number 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart this week.


After her CRWN interview with Elliott Wilson on Tuesday (August 14th), the Young Money rapper made a stop at Genius to talk with another veteran journalist, Rob Markman. Titled “lyrical queen,” the interview was focused on some of the iconic verses of her career dating back to her early mixtapes.

Nicki spoke on her new set Queen, how her writing process is, what she did different this time, bringing back her “Roman” alter ego and broke down lyrics from tracks like ‘Can Anybody Hear Me’, ‘Monster’, ‘Chun-Li’, and ‘Barbie Dreams’. Watch the full, hour plus chat below.

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