Nicki Minaj Recites ‘Still I Rise’

2015 MTV Video Music Awards

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Nicki Minaj recited Maya Angelou’s iconic ‘Still I Rise’ poem to the attendees of A&E’s ‘Shining A Light’ concert. The performance is to raise awareness around racial progress in America.

It was a different presentation for the eccentric rapper, who is constantly switching voices and personas for a dolled up girl empowered act.

But the YMCMB Queen was adorned in gold and classily read the piece that means so much to black women all over the world.

Check it out here:

 

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