Nicki Minaj has been fairly quiet but it looks like she’s opening up about some things we all wanted to know in the current issue of YRB magazine. Nicki Minaj speaks on why she didn’t take the Lil Kim bait, and how Kanye West and Amber Rose gave her the perfect break through moment she needed.

YRB has the scoop on how Nicki Minaj’s amazing verse on Monster “That has to be the breakout Nicki Minaj moment. That was my moment.” Nicki later adds “People paid attention because of who was on it and because I held my own and I stayed true to my crazy animation, and it’s like I didn’t have to take my fun stuff out. I was able to incorporate Nicki Minaj on a record with Jay-Z and Kanye West. And I think people know that’s a difficult task in itself.”

She also dishes the dirt on why she never responded to Lil Kim. “These girls aren’t mad at me. They’re mad at themselves,” she states, shooting down questions on why she never took Kim’s bait. “[It’s] jealousy, insecurity and being broke. When you haven’t capitalized and you see I’m about to capitalize on this sh*t like it’s never been done before, then you’re mad at yourself.”

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