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Nicki Minaj: “I Was Always Attracted To Intelligent Rappers” [Video]

Young Money’s first lady Nicki Minaj opens up about her admiration toward rap mogul Jay-Z and what turns her on the most about articulate emcees in the new issue of 5 Magazine.

Nicki Minaj, who name Jay-Z her favorite hip-hop artist, said she was always attracted to intelligent rappers.

“It was like whatever Jay-Z says is the gospel because he was smart,” she said in the interview. “I was always attracted to intelligent rappers. Like if you can make me think… That’s why I’m so into metaphors. I love double meanings of things. Just having people look at things in a different way because all my favorite rappers [like Lil Wayne] that’s what they do, that’s what intrigued me.”

Peep a footage of Nicki Minaj 5 Magazine interview below.