She went on to say how important other artists have been to her development, asking why discussing one's influences seems to have fallen out of favor with younger musicians.
Nicki Minaj is celebrating the 12th anniversary of her first mixtape by taking aim at all the haters who like to remind her fans that she isn't a conventional rap star. No female rapper (other than Trina) did a song w/me (with me) or congratulated me on my billboard accomplishments.
A fired-up Nicki Minaj name-checked Taylor Swift after a fan on Instagram told her to be quiet, saying that black women in the music industry should not be afraid to "speak their truths".
The concert, in line with Saudi laws, will be alcohol and drug-free, open to people 16 and older and will take place at the King Abdullah Sports Stadium in the Red Sea city.
Reactions on social media ranged from shock and joy to criticism and disappointment. The Saudi Arabian government has been criticised for requiring women who attend the concert to wear a full-length robe known as the abaya. This music festival is a part of the seasonal entertainment program of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage.
Sturridge: I'll Pay R500k To Get My Dog Back!
Sturridge, who has also played for Manchester City and Chelsea, was released by Liverpool at the end of 2018-19 season. Sturridge, 29, posted videos on Instagram showing damage at the West Hollywood property.
In one video posted on Twitter, which has racked up more than 37,000 views at the time of writing, a Saudi woman wearing a headscarf protested: "She's going to go and shake her ass and all her songs are indecent and about sex and shaking ass".
The Human Rights Foundation's push imploring Minaj not to attend Jedda World Fest came on the heels of growing backlash on social media. It will be interesting to see what Nicki Minaj's theme for the concert would be.
A separate set of conservative Saudi opponents also voiced their disapproval of Minaj's scheduled performance - but on a different set of grounds, citing concern over a flamboyant and sexually empowered act performing in the holy land of Mecca.
Al-Hathloul, who has spent the past year in jail, was first arrested in 2014 after she attempted to drive from the United Arab Emirates to Saudi Arabia.
The kingdom's General Entertainment Authority said it plans to pump $64 billion into the sector in the coming decade. Most Saudi women also veil their hair and faces.
The first dose will be given in school in Year 8, with a follow-up dose six months to two years later, also given in school. From September - every boy in Year 8 across Leeds will be given the HPV jab - to help prevent the spread of cancer.
Since then, Steyer has said he's grown frustrated at the pace at which the Democratic-controlled House is approaching Trump. Steyer, 62, is one of the most visible and deep-pocketed liberals advocating for President Donald Trump's impeachment .
Serena Williams says she sent an apology to Naomi Osaka for her behavior in last year's US Open final . At times during the match, Williams was tested by the referee which led to some on-court outbursts.
But, Correio de Manha suggest that the Premier League heavyweights are yet to present a formal bid for the Portuguese worldwide . A deal is likely on the cards for United after Fernandes' agent, Miguel Pinho, was spotted in London earlier this week.
They fear that advertising list prices may scare patients away from drugs they could afford with their health insurance coverage. The rule was originally suggested in May 2018 as part of Trump's "blueprint" to lower prescription drug costs for US consumers.
The upcoming Note10 might be the new hotness, but deals on this year's Galaxy S10 models are getting better and better. While it seems that the design has mostly been settled, there are still a few details that haven't yet been finalized.
On the bright side, that means there is no notch or hole-punch display on this tablet, which will make some people happy. This means we will get more S Pen features with the new tablet since the stylus can always be carried with it.
Labour pledged on Tuesday to campaign to Remain, if a poll was held, against no deal or a "damaging Tory Brexit". Asked if he had changed his position because of pressure from colleagues, Mr Corbyn said: "Not a bit of it".
The NDS said that the attack took place at a security check-post located at the first entrance of one of its facilities in Ghazni. The US envoy likewise emphasised that those attending the intra-Afghan dialogue would be there only in their personal capacity.
The first evidence that the spat might be resolved came in December 2018 when Amazon began stocking Chromecast products again. Later in the year, the YouTube TV and YouTube Kids apps will follow the regular app and launch on Fire TV as well.
However, WarnerMedia still hasn't announced pricing for the service, which will compete with Netflix , Hulu, and Disney Plus, among others.
Rahm roars to seal second Irish Open title
After a string of five consecutive birdies Rock had an eagle chance at the 18th hole at Lahinch to achieve the historic landmark. His round on Sunday, included eight birdies and an eagle and finished two shots clear of the chasing pack on 16 under.
Southampton receive Lemina enquires from Arsenal & Man Utd
There are similar circumstances in north London too where Juventus snapped up Aaron Ramsey after his contract expired this summer. They are now undergoing a crisis in the middle of the park with Paul Pogba's future looks uncertain in the Theatre of Dreams.
France will implement an 'ecotax' on plane tickets
Limousin said tax exemptions for kerosene fuel for jet planes cost French taxpayers more than 3.7 billion euros ($4.2bn) per year. Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said Tuesday that the tax will be between 1.50 euros ($1.7) and 18 euros ($20).
NZ coach backs Ferguson to make difference against India
India again batted first but Sunil Gavaskar's stubborn half century was the best they could manage in a total of 182 all out. And despite their seven previous encounters, 2019 will be the first time the two sides have met in the semi-finals.
Toy Story 4 Toy Recalled
The toys affected by the recall each have tracking codes, which can be found on the sewn-in label attached to the base of the toy. The potential danger of playing with a plush Forky actually raises an interesting question about Toy Story 4 .
Wendy Williams Reveals She's Dating a Doctor!
On Monday morning's episode of The Wendy Williams show , the outspoken host had some health news to share with her viewers. To start, Wendy opened up about dating a new guy after being linked to a 27-year-old convicted felon last month.
FCC considering rules to ban robocalls
In June, the FCC authorized telcos to identify and block robocalls without requiring subscribers to first opt-in. The FCC has been working hard to battle the countless number of illegal robocalls and malicious caller ID fraud.
No ride, Daly pulls out of Open Championship
I believe all who have earned the right to compete should be afforded that right to compete and give it their best shot. Daly posted that he still hoped to play in the Open, but multiple PGA reporters confirmed Tuesday morning he withdrew.