Nicki Minaj Versus Cardi B: All the Parties Involved & Their Roles within the Feud


Cardi B's long-simmering feud with frenemy Nicki Minaj erupted as soon as once more on Monday (Oct. 29). Minaj hosted her tenth episode of Queen Radio, the place she dished on the notorious Harper's Bazaar Icons social gathering altercation at New York Fashion Week final month, Cardi's hopes to have her on "Bartier Carti," and way more — even allegedly leaking the Bronx rapper's telephone quantity to have followers harass her. 

Cardi didn't waste a lot time in escalating the feud, punching again with a collection of fiery selfie movies and receipts posted to Instagram, meticulously breaking down every of the claims made hours prior by Minaj, and even coining the time period "footages." After extra subliminal back-and-forth, the pair of rap heavyweights lastly agreed to peacefully transfer previous their beef and lead with love in the intervening time.    


The feud between Nicki and Cardi has been boiling for over a yr now, since Bardi's meteoric rise positioned her beside Minaj on the rap totem pole. There's additionally been ton of transferring elements right here, with numerous gamers chiming in after listening to their title thrown into the combo, which has prompted the entertaining dispute to proceed to unfold very like a California wildfire.    

Here is everybody that has grow to be swept up in the Cardi B versus Nicki Minaj conflict, and their function within the matter, defined in additional element.

Nicki Minaj

It was one other jampacked episode of Queen Radio, with Nicki not holding something again in lambasting her hip-hop compatriot Cardi B. She cleared up any confusion relating to the NYFW Harper's Bazaar occasion, claiming that her shut buddy Rah Ali truly related on a couple of pictures towards Bardi, fairly than her safety group, leaving Cardi with a reasonably substantial welt on her brow. 

"Rah actually, actually beat Cardi’s ass unhealthy. Rah beat you so unhealthy that I used to be mad at Rah. You went residence and informed folks safety hit you, and we let that experience for authorized causes," Nicki stated. "Anybody that wanna pull up the surveillance footage, I provides you with $100,000."

The Queens native then denied ever leaking the 26-year-old's telephone quantity to followers, and later touched on the actual fact Cardi B needed to have her help on "Bartier Carti," however stated she refused to take action since they had been about to group up on the Migos' "Motorsport." "What sort of fowl shit you on, bitch? I didn’t leak your quantity," Minaj emphatically said on Queen Radio. "Stop mendacity on me. You stopped 21 Savage from being on two songs with me as a result of he was featured in your single," she continued. "You needed me in your second single."

Cardi B

Just final week (Oct. 25), the Atlantic Records signee shaded the Barbz, claiming they had been at fault for spreading the leaked model of her recent "Money" single. "We tried to retract it, however you already know the Barbz — they at all times posting me, they at all times put up all the pieces I do," she informed Ebro Darden of Beats 1.

Cardi clearly reached her boiling level when it got here to Minaj repeatedly talking on her title all through her Monday (Oct. 29) radio present. Kulture's mom lashed out and shredded Nicki a number of Instagram movies, whereas defending herself amid the controversy. 

"How you say once I was the wild animal, that I attacked you, that you simply was mortified, that you simply was humiliated, enjoying the sufferer and now you're the gangster," she started. "You want to choose a facet — do you need to be the sufferer or do you need to be the gangster? You lie a lot you may't even sustain with you're fucking lies… I know what there's footage of you standing on the wall, speaking about, 'I'm standing proper right here,' Miss Chun-Li the road fighter. Get the fuck out of right here."

The "I Like It" rapper tried to one-up Minaj by proving she was being supplied to hop on sure tracks and endorsement offers even previous to artists and types ultimately transferring on to Nicki. Cardi capped all the pieces off by saying Minaj can't even sustain together with her personal lies, and that she must cease worrying about others as a result of she's within the midst of wrecking her personal embellished legacy as an all-time MC. 

"What it is advisable do is cease specializing in different folks, give attention to your self and focus in your craft, since you're out right here fucking up your legacy trying like a fucking hater," Cardi concluded.

Hennessy Carolina

Affiliation: Cardi B's youthful sister.

It's at all times a optimistic when you have got household in your nook, and no person goes tougher to guard her personal than Cardi's 22-year-old sister, publicly often known as Hennessy Carolina. Earlier this week (Oct. 27), Carolina clashed with Minaj's Barbz fanbase, accusing Nicki of leaking her sister's telephone quantity to a lot of Minaj fan pages, in an effort to have them regularly mess with Cardi's psychological state. 

"Ya asking why I’m beefing with a fan base however ya not asking why somebody with a lot affect would use their affect to control their followers to unfold a lot negativity and hate!" she wrote to Instagram. "She leaked my sister's quantity to her fan pages the identical shit she did to Mariah Lynn. It's simple for y'all to ask me why I'm bothered, why I care a lot. But not one in all you is waking as much as dying threats day by day, made up tales that may impact my actual life and actual relationships. Imagine if this was your toddler little one, think about if this was your sister or ya mom."

The 22-year-old followed-up to proceed her disagreement with Minaj ally Rah Ali, after she warned the Barbz to not touch upon her web page if they’ll't take care of the implications when she responds. "I ain't terrified of you water buffalo constructed ass bitches, save that bully shit for IG and pop the fuck out in actual life," Hennessy captioned. 

Rah Ali

Affiliation: Nicki Minaj's shut buddy.

Within the final yr, Nicki Minaj and Rah Ali have grown nearer ever since she notched an look in Minaj's "No Frauds" visible to publicize their blossoming relationship. The brash tv character is unquestionably somebody you'd need to have in your facet in case something ever turned bodily. Contrary to unique experiences of safety being at fault for the lump left on Cardi's head following the Harper's Bazaar social gathering, the Queen artist defined that it was truly Ali's doing. 

Ali has since doubled down on her rivalry with Cardi's sister Hennessy Carolina. Days in the past, she popped up in Carolina's feedback to warn her battle would ensue on sight between the 2 in the event that they ever crossed paths once more. "Keep enjoying with me you dumb bitch and I'ma RAG YOU like I did your sister," Rah proclaimed. "You seen ya large sis when she received residence. You know what's up. You subsequent."

Steve Madden

Affiliation: Nicki Minaj claimed to have turned down a possible collaboration.

Steve Madden's title received dragged by the mud after Minaj tweeted that she declined a possible collaboration with the shoe model. Back in 2015, Madden confessed in a VIBE Magazine interview that he received right into a verbal battle with Nicki throughout the first jiffy of them truly assembly. After patching up their relationship, the style designer did admit that he regretted selecting to accomplice with Iggy Azalea fairly than Nicki.

Minaj recalled turning down the chance to work with Steve Madden in a tweet Monday evening (Oct. 29). "Same factor with Steve Madden. Irv Gotti requested me to try this deal a number of occasions. I handed. You by no means hear me speaking bout issues like this. She actually thought she was doing one thing speaking about turning down offers," the 35-year-old wrote. 

The official Steve Madden Twitter account received wind of Nicki's feedback and swiftly clapped again at Minaj's claims, saying there was by no means such a suggestion prolonged from their finish. "@NICKIMINAJ you may't flip down a suggestion that was by no means made. #StopMendacity," the corporate wrote. 

Fellow Queens rapper 50 Cent reposted Madden's complicated feedback from his interview with VIBE Magazine, prompting a response from Onika. "This hoe ass n—-a got here to my home in Malibu with Irv Gotti begging me to do the deal! My supervisor Gee Roberson was there. Can't imagine grown ass males getting on the web mendacity like hoes," the Young Money artist commented on the put up. 

Madden himself launched an official assertion from the corporate Twitter early Wednesday (Oct. 31) apologizing for his actions pitting the artists towards one another. It's secure to say Nicki wouldn’t be accepting his mea culpa. 


Affiliation: "Krippy Kush" producer. 

Part of Nicki Minaj's riveting allegations from episode 10 of Queen Radio included her accusing Cardi B of not permitting 21 Savage to seem on a pair of data together with her because the two linked up for "Bartier Cardi." One of the data the 35-year-old appears to be like to be referencing is "Krippy Kush," which noticed Travis Scott help on the remix fairly than 21.

The observe's producer, Rvssian, got here to Cardi's protection by confirming that the one purpose the Atlanta native didn't make the document was due to a scheduling battle. "21 Savage was changed by Travis Scott as a result of 21 has a difficulty together with his child and couldn’t make Krippy kush video… not due to the rest," the dancehall producer direct messaged Cardi.

He later addressed the matter publicly on Twitter. "I’m not going to agree with one thing that wasn’t carried out involving my music. Its a easy truth. Truth is the reality," he wrote. 

Little Mix

Affiliation: Featured Nicki Minaj on their latest single "Woman Like Me."

Earlier within the month (Oct. 12), British lady group Little Mix launched their extremely anticipated "Woman Like Me" collaboration that includes Nicki Minaj. Cardi B addressed the document throughout the eighth video of her Instagram collection Monday evening (Oct. 29), declaring that the group in truth approached her to get on the observe earlier than Nicki. "I needed to decline it as a result of I'm doing a number of pop data, so I can’t, you already know, oversaturate myself. But that got here to me first, after which they provide it to you," Cardi stated. 

Little Mix launched an official assertion refuting Cardi's claims Tuesday morning (Oct. 30), saying that Minaj was supplied the document first, as that they had at all times dreamed of working alongside the "Super Bass" artist. "We love and respect each Nicki and Cardi B. Both had been approached by our label to work with us on Woman Like Me, Nicki then Cardi. We went with Nicki as a result of like we’ve stated again and again for years, it’s been a dream of ours to work together with her because the starting. We don’t have anything however love and positivity for each Nicki and Cardi," the foursome wrote to the group's Twitter account. 

Wilhelmina Models CEO Bill Wackermann

Affiliation: Signed Nicki Minaj to a take care of his modeling company.

In the midst of Cardi's exhausting rant, she quipped about how her turning down branding alternatives has allowed Nicki Minaj's enterprise to thrive. "That Diesel deal that you simply received? Yeah, that got here to me first. And I needed to decline it as a result of I'm already working with vogue manufacturers," the "Money" rapper defined. 

Wilhelmina CEO Bill Wackermann weighed in on Cardi's statements with an Instagram put up of his personal, referencing Minaj because the one and solely queen. "Tell the reality Boo! That diesel deal was constructed AROUND the one and solely Queen. #truthwillsetyoufree @nickiminaj @iamcardib – I've received the receipts," Wackermann wrote to refute the Bronx native's unique claims relating to Nicki's involvement with Diesel's anti-bullying, Haute Couture marketing campaign.

Cardi B pulled up some previous emails from Diesel in a since-deleted put up that includes a preliminary enterprise proposal for a potential partnership beginning in Jan. 2019, the place she could be supplied the chance to create her very personal capsule assortment with the model. She in the end declined the contract.

Lil Yachty

Affiliation: Cardi B's labelmate at Quality Control. 

Lil Yachty was doing a little innocent press in promotion of his just lately launched Nuthin' 2 Prove album, when he was compelled to choose a facet between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj throughout an look on BET's Raq Rants. With Cardi being engaged to Offset and signed to Quality Control, Yachty declared allegiance to his "Who Want the Smoke" collaborator and the QC household. 

As a lot as he'd need to work with Nicki, Yachty shared that he simply couldn't in the mean time, since it might qualify as a battle of curiosity. "Cardi present me an excessive amount of love four me be in the dead of night about who I facet with. I fuck [with] Nicki doe been did since elementary faculty. They simply twisted my phrases," he wrote in response to a fan berating him on Twitter. 

Iggy Azalea

Affiliation: Backed up Nicki Minaj's claims relating to her Steve Madden deal.

Less than 24 hours after saying she could be staying out of the Cardi B and Nicki Minaj feud, Iggy Azalea offered some again up for Nicki in relation to her putting accusations about Steve Madden's enterprise malpractice. She then took goal at Madden as properly for not holding up his finish of their partnership. "Steve is a fuck boy. He did some sidebar shit when my deal stated I had full artistic management, couldn't deal with being known as out on it after which tried to publicly backtrack. Boy bye," Iggy wrote in a since-deleted tweet Tuesday evening (Oct. 30).