Nicki Minaj: Comparisons to Lady Gaga "Irks" Me

April 9, 2012 By:
Nicki Minaj: Comparisons to Lady Gaga

The world loves to call Nicki Minaj the “Black Lady Gaga” but Nicki is a little confused by that comparison. Other than extravagant wigs and acting crazy, Nicki says the similarities stop there.

When ABC Nightline News asks if the comparisons to Lady Gaga bother her, she says, “Bothers me? No. Irks me? Yes.”

“We’re in completely different lanes,” says Minaj, “I’m a rapper…Gaga’s a fantastic artist, you know, she paved her way. She’s opened her own lane. But I think that I have my own lane. And we never cross. Ever. So, you know, I really don’t get the comparison anymore. Our music doesn’t sound the same. Our stage presence is not the same. I just can’t see the similarities.”

Minaj must be in the Madonna camp of people who believe that Lady Gaga is “reductive.” Verdict still out on what exactly that means.

Other interesting things from Minaj’s interview include her admission that she’s single, “I don’t have any dates. Boys don’t talk to me.”

I’m still rooting for Drake and Nicki to get together. #YOLO

Oh also, Nicki wants to have kids.

“I think a child may be the only thing that could give me true happiness,” she says, “When I saw Madonna I realized it can be done, because I saw her children were coming to the rehearsals and that really moved me.”

Oh Nicki, that was Madonna’s boyfriend. Not her kid. It’s confusing, I know.

However, don’t expect Nicki Minaj to “pull a Snooki,” she says, “No children anytime soon.”