The latest development in Minaj and Megan’s rap beef came from Megan’s new single “Hiss,” which throws shade at a number of other rappers, Minaj included.
In the first verse, Megan raps, “These hoes don’t be mad at Megan, these hoes mad at Megan’s Law.” Megan’s Law is a federal law in the USA that requires convicted sex offenders to register with the state. It also requires that law enforcement make information about those sex offenders available to the public.
The bar is likely referencing Minaj’s husband, Kenneth Petty, who’s been a registered sex offender since he pled guilty to attempted rape at age 16, for which he served four years in prison. In 2022, he was sentenced to a year of house arrest after violating Megan’s Law by failing to register in California as a sex offender.
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On “Cobra,” Megan is letting fans in on the dark side of her life, rapping about her struggles with depression.
And they think this video proves it.
Later in the song, Megan seemingly takes another shot at Minaj, rapping, “Bad b*tch and the walls ain’t bendin’,” a reference to shoddy photoshop, which Minaj has been caught using on her pictures on social media.
Minaj quickly clapped back on an Instagram livestream, where she previewed a demo of a diss track aimed at Megan.
“Bad b*tch, she like 6 foot, I call her big foot. The b*tch fell off, I said, ‘Get up on your good foot,’” Minaj raps on the track, making digs at Megan’s height and her being shot in the foot by Tory Lanez in 2020.
Minaj also criticized Megan’s rapping skills in the same live, saying, “Not three Grammys and can’t find the beat.” Some fans pointed out the irony of Minaj’s statement, considering she’s never won a Grammy herself.
To top it all off, Minaj took to X and liked dozens of hate posts about Megan.
Megan then took to Instagram herself, posting a story of herself laughing, seemingly in reference to Minaj’s anger.
Fans of both rappers have taken to social media to sound off on the feud. Many people think Minaj went too far by rapping about Megan’s traumatic foot injury, while others think Megan should’ve gone even harder. No matter whose side you’re on, the drama is undeniably iconic.
Minaj and Megan’s beef goes back to 2020, when Megan collabed with Minaj’s nemesis, Cardi B, on viral megahit “WAP.” Since then, Cardi and Megan also collabed on 2023’s “Bongos,” a spiritual sequel to “WAP.” Megan also just collabed with Reneé Rapp on “Not My Fault” for the new Mean Girls movie, and Rapp has come to her defense while on the press tour.
As for Minaj’s quote unquote team, it’s likely Ice Spice will side with the rapper, given their collaborations last year on “Barbie World” and “Princess Diana.” Spice, herself, just released a new song, titled “Think U The Sh*t (Fart)” — yes, seriously.
Check out the lyric video for “Hiss” below.
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