New York rapper Nicki Minaj and her husband Kenneth “Kenny” Petty were on one this week. New footage has surfaced of the pair going head to head with Nicki’s former boyfriend Meek Mill.
Big Facts: According to reports, the incident went down Friday at a fancy spot in West Hollywood, California when both parties ran into each other.
After the yelling and name-calling, Meek was escorted out of the store by his security team and some of the people who work at the store. The outlet also reports that it appears as though Kenneth and Meek were fighting over Nicki and that Nicki was yelling at Meek Mill about how he can’t get over her. It’s not clear why they all got into a fight or what was said, but it does seem as though the three of them were surprised to run into each other and that they’re not on the best of terms (obviously). (Cosmopolitan)
High-Key Details: More details have surfaced and appear to paint Nicki and her hubby as the aggressors in the face-off.
1:09 PM PT — Sources connected to Meek tell us he was already in the store shopping when Nicki and Kenneth came in an approached him. When Kenneth started getting loud, Meek suggested they all have a word in private, but they refused … according to our sources.We’re told Meek wanted to keep things civil, because, as one source put it — “He’s just happy he’s in a much better place, personally and professionally, than he was back when he and Nicki were dating.” (TMZ)
Since Meek and Nicki have quite the past, it’s not too surprising that things would be rocky between them, especially now that Nicki is married. The former lovebirds were longtime friends and started dating around Mar. 2015. Their serious relationship lasted for over a year before they split around Dec. 2016 and Nicki went on to rekindle a flame she had with Kenneth, who she knew and dated back in high school, in Dec. 2018. After being very public about their romance, Nicki and Kenneth secretly married on Oct. 21. (Hollywood Life)
The former couple got into a heated argument at Maxfield in West Hollywood on Friday. TMZ obtained video of the shouting match, which took place in front of customers at the high-end retailer.
“There’s 50 people outside. We’re good,” says Nicki, to which someone else responds, “There are 100 people outside.”
It’s unclear who started the argument, but things quickly escalated. Nicki’s husband Kenneth Petty also got involved. “She ain’t talking to you no more. Can’t talk to me one-on-one,” says a voice that appears to be Petty.
He calls Meek a “pussy ni**a” before Meek responds by calling him a “pussy n**a.” Nicki can also be heard shouting at Meek, calling him a bitch and seemingly saying that he can’t get over her.
Meek reportedly had to be held back and escorted out of the store by his own security team and the Maxfield staff.
Rapper Retch happened to be at the store at the same time and snapped photos with both separately. At first, Nicki thought Retch was part of Meek’s team and tried to confront him, but when she realized he was not connected, she happily posed for a pic.
Meek and Nicki started dating in 2015 before announcing their breakup in January 2017. Nicki addressed her ex on “Barbie Dreams,” rapping, “Meek still be in my DMs, I be havin’ to duck him.”
In October, Nicki married Petty, her childhood sweetheart, in a private ceremony.
The messy run-in occurred in WeHo’s swanky Maxfield’s boutique, where the Philly rap hero and his former Queens queen were apparently shopping. Minaj, who was with her ex-con hubby Kenneth Petty, The arguing would’ve gotten physical if it wasn’t for Meek security and store employees. Name calling was the height of the beef, but Nicki made sure to add that Meek still wants her.
The Cleveland rapper took to Twitter to take another shot at Eminem. In a since-deleted tweet, MGK insinuated that Em is desperate for relevancy after the Detroit rapper participated in the viral Dolly Parton Challenge, posting four profile photos for LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Tinder (or Grindr in Em’s case).
Eminem previously declared that their long-running beef was over on “Unaccommodating” off his new album Music To Be Murdered By. “But when they ask me is the war finished with MGK? Of course it is,” raps Slim Shady. “I cleansed him of his mortal sins, I’m God and the Lord forgives, even the devil worshippers / I’m moving on.”
MGK was not impressed, slammingEminem and his album. “mad af I just stepped out a loud room to hear this bullshit,” he tweeted. “he’s been rich and mad for 20 years straight.”
mad af I just stepped out a loud room to hear this bullshit
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YG was arrested at his home Friday on robbery charges.
The Game for one was outraged by the arrest of his fellow Compton MC, which came just days before the Grammys where YG is set to perform during a tribute to Nipsey Hussle.
“They know that YG was supposed to be on the Grammys,” Game told TMZ. “The Grammys gave ni**as an opportunity to put on for Nip and of course the LAPD, they gon’ come through and hate. Wake a man up after he been through everything he been through at 4 a.m. in the morning taking him to jail when he excelling in life. That shit trash.”
Funny how @YG gets arrested the weekend of the Grammy’s when he’s supposed to hit the stage in Nip’s honor. #LAPDtheBiggestGangHere
He says that YG was targeted because cops wanted to derail his Nipsey tribute. “People knocking on doors taking this man away from his kid during a celebratory weekend for Nip,” he added.
YG was taken into custody on Friday morning after L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at his home with a search warrant related to an on-going criminal investigation involving a robbery. He was released Friday night on $250,000 bail and is expected to appear in court on Jan. 28.