Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Nicki Minaj tones down songs

Nicki Minaj claims the material on her debut LP 'Pink Friday' is far less sexual than her early demos.
Great deals on musical instruments

Nicki Minaj has "toned down" her music.

The 26-year-old star - who includes the words "bh" and "*" on her debut album 'Pink Friday' - says her demos were far racier than her current music because she doesn't feel the need to be rude anymore.

She said: "If you listen to my album, compared to my early mixtapes, a lot has changed. I mean, I really toned down the sexual stuff.

"There was no need for me to do it. I feel like in the past females have kinda relied on that because they feel like that's all they have to offer."

The rapper initially felt like she had to talk dirty on her album because she was told to and felt "young and impressionable".

She added to NME magazine: "I felt like this was what I was supposed to do.

"I was around people who were telling me, 'This is what you should be doing.'

"You know, when you're young and impressionable you feel like, 'OK, you know best,' then you get a bit older and you're like, 'Hold on, you don't know best and I'm gonna control this thing from now on.' "

Posted on 12 Feb 2011 06:30 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40
thumbnail

JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.

8 May 2017 14:48
thumbnail

Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures

28 Mar 2017 12:28
thumbnail

On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day

23 Mar 2017 15:29
thumbnail

With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.

22 Mar 2017 15:09
thumbnail

Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.

21 Mar 2017 15:25

Recent Music News

thumbnail

After the release of the Hall of Fame 2 and Pipeline Tap Tremolo Pedals, TC Electronic's Flashback 2 promises for unprecedented expression and otherworldly tone.

21 Jun 2017 15:29
thumbnail

Looking to get that perfect take? M-Audio's M-Track 2X2 Vocal Studio Pro gives you professional standard recording capabilities in a robust and compact format.

20 Jun 2017 15:01
thumbnail

The first synth entries of the Roland's 'Future Redefined', the FA-07 Workstation and SE-02 Synthesizer promise the user complete expression and onboard versatility.

20 Jun 2017 08:48
thumbnail

Boasting the best of days gone by the Eric Clapton Signature Strat expresses classic Fender personality completed by a number of quirky modern tidbits.

19 Jun 2017 16:32
thumbnail

You've seen ROLI's Seaboard Grand and you've seen their Blocks controllers... prepare yourself for the most innovative pairing this summer.

8 Jun 2017 12:00
thumbnail

Building upon the success of their Cutlass entries, Music Man take a tried and tested favourite and make it more versatile than ever with an extra pickup.

6 Jun 2017 16:08