Coi Leray has chimed in on Nicki Minaj’s recent comments about new artists not experiencing real hate. Nicki Minaj is a pioneer when it comes to female rappers, so her words are often taken seriously, given how she made a name for herself in the industry.
Leray said Nicki’s recent comments did not offend her. She elaborated on a recent discussion she had with Nicki after her fans on social media got “too emotional.”
Fans saw Nicki discuss the differences between the reaction to her rise with reaction to the rise of new artists during a live stream with Leray. Nicki speaks from experience as at the time when she rose to prominence; there were very few female artists in the industry.
Nicki said on her livestream:
“Can you girls stop talking about hate?” Y’all have never experienced hate the way I have experienced. What y’all have experienced is nothing. Y’all have just experienced some of the growing pains of artistry and of social media. Y’all be thinking y’all have experienced hate and trust me, ya ain’t experienced it yet. A lot of y’all have gotten, not coddled, people have been nice. People have been gentle with y’all.”
After the live stream, Leray told her followers to calm down and clarified that Nicki’s comments did not offend her. Leray has experienced hate of her own, but she understood where Nicki is coming from and made the following statement.,
“Nicki don’t offend me. I grew up on tough love. When someone is speaking who has more experience, always listen. That’s the problem y’all talk to damn much. Regardless of what she saying she coming from a good place.”
The two are on good terms, fans were just extremely emotional, but now that air has been cleared, they can breathe a sigh of relief. Later on, Leray reminded fans that her new album drops on April 8th.
Check out the tweets between the two below.
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