Nicki Minaj Debuts Her Remix Of Rae Sremmurd’s “No Flex Zone!!”: Listen
She compares her ass to Rick Ross, boasts of living next door to Brad Pitt and deems all other rappers to be her sons — “like an episode of Maury.” More importantly, she takes cues from the Tupelo, Miss., hip-hop duo themselves, as she has with rising rappers Young Thug (“Danny Glover”) and Lil Herb (“Chiraq”) in her past remixes. “B—-, I’ve been hot since flip phones / Thought you knew-ew better,” she warbles halfway through her verse, to echo Slim Jimmy’s sing-song taunting at the hook.
Rae Sremmurd signed to Atlanta producer Mike WiLL Made It’s Interscope imprint Eardrumma earlier this year. As summer approached, Mike WiLL helped call attention to “No Flex Zone!!” by revealing that Rihanna is a fan and Minaj and Pusha T had lined up to do the song. (Perhaps the My Name Is My Name rapper will release his own version, instead.) Rae Sremmurd plan to drop its debut EP #Sremmlife later this year; for now, hear Minaj’s “No Flex Zone!!” remix below.
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