Nicki Minaj On Meeting Lauryn Hill: “I Was At A Loss For Words”

Nicki called into The Breakfast Club to discuss meeting her “idol” Lauryn Hill and her joke album release.

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Nicki Minaj and Lauryn Hill shared the bill at the TIDAL X: 1015 benefit on Saturday night, and the New York rapper posted a video to her Instagram of the two sharing a moment backstage. On Monday morning, Nicki called into The Breakfast Club to discuss meeting her "idol" and her upcoming project.

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"I couldn't control myself," Nicki said about meeting Lauryn Hill."I was at a loss for words. She was super sweet and gracious. She was in the room next to me the whole time, and I was nervous to even run into her like in the hallway."

In the interview, Minaj also said that the premiere of TV comedy based on her life is currently delayed. “A lot of things were happening at the same time, and creatively we wanted to make some changes with the pilot,” she said. “We’re taking our time—everyone involved wants it to be perfect and I felt like there were other things that needed to be figured out first.”

Nicki Minaj also talked about the album release that she joked about on Twitter last week and the possibility of a Beam Me Up Scotty 2 mixtape. "I'm not closed off to it, but I definitely won't tell anyone if I'm doing that. If I was working on a mixtape, I wouldn't tell anyone that. I would just surprise my fans with it."

Listen to Nicki Minaj's interview on The Breakfast Club below.

October 17, 2016
Nicki Minaj On Meeting Lauryn Hill: “I Was At A Loss For Words”