Couple of days back, Lil Wayne released the fourth installment of his bulldozer mixtape series Dedication with the apt title Dedication 4. Obviously, it's fucking great. The Dedication tapes feature an impressive roster of talented guests at the peak of their careers. They've set a high bar for all other artists to reach. (Seriously, why don't rappers consistently put stuff this good out?)
One guest, divisive-as-fuck Nicki Minaj, appears on "Mercy," where she spits probably her best verse ever. Flexing hard on a bad bitch roll, Nicki wrecking-balls the shit out of this track. "All you niggas want some Nick cake/If you eat ass I got a thick plate" and "'cuz all you do is boast and argue over hoes, so all you niggas toast cuz all y'all deep throat." Man she's goin' in (possible middle-finger verse at Funkmaster Flex?).
She also has a line where she surprisingly says: "I'm a Republican voting for Mitt Romney, you lazy bitches is fuckin' with the economy." Guess what? This made the lazy people of America crazy (j/k). Do Nicki's political views lean more Mitt than Barack? It would make some sense, since the GOP is as much a circus as Nicki's wardrobe choices. Does the GOP even know who Nicki is? Doesn't Mitt Romney look like the dude who's gonna repossess your house?
C'mon guys. Context. This entire track is an
exercise in hubris and vanity -- Nicki is showing off her shit. She's a
Republican in that she has money, and we're all lazy as fuck, not being Nicki Minaj with our lives (looking at you, Funkmaster Flex). She opted for
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