The Internet Flees From Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda”: 10 Extremely Underwhelmed Tweets
Nicki Minaj’s much-hyped “Anaconda” surfaced online last night (July 31) and the reaction — even from diehard Barbz — was overwhelmingly negative. What has everyone so bent out of shape? Well, most considered it an unwelcome return to the pop sound of Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, which the femcee promised to avoid this era, and the lyrics sparked serious secondhand embarrassment.
It’s a blow because The Pink Print finally seemed to be back on track after “Pills N Potions” unexpectedly tanked. “Anaconda” got everyone talking thanks to its eye-popping cover and Nicki’s feature on Jessie J’s “Bang Bang” could nab her a long overdue number one hit. Who knows, the (very) low-brow banger could be a grower? See how Twitter reacted after the jump.
ANACONDA is garbage trust me save yourself the second hand embarrassment I love Nicki but I will not lie for nobody
— KuntyeWest (@KuntyeWest) August 1, 2014
— DIVO DIVINE (@AloyisiousDivo) August 1, 2014
Dead @ ANALconda. Ricki is a lost cause. Making cornE teen pop songs trying to compete with piggy. This shit is the pits #FreeRemyMa
— J.ØÑČÉ (@jwalksonwater) August 1, 2014
SCRAP IT @NICKIMINAJ
— Selena Gomez (@islayyou) August 1, 2014
'Anaconda' is awful. Sounds like scrapped pre-Pink Friday material. she should have just dropped 'Married in the Club'
— jordan (@jordxnk) August 1, 2014
I starve myself to be a skinny woman like Nicki Minaj but now she's saying fuck skinny women…. I can't stop crying.
— lanadelniall news (@onedirslaytion) August 1, 2014
I hope that Anaconda leak was fake. :(
— BEYONCÉ † LADY GAGA (@Beyonce_Miami) August 1, 2014
K @ you sampling a legendary song and making it trash @nickiminaj
— Bergs (@Bergyonce) August 1, 2014
I honestly don't know what to think of Anaconda. It's such trash and funny as hell. Like a Stupid Hoe part 2.
— Your Baby's Daddy (@BeyoncesHubby) August 1, 2014
Now that I single handily ruined Nicki's career, next is demi when she releases her next single! No more fatties in the world
— (@kysadrian) August 1, 2014
Is “Anaconda” really that terrible? Have your say in the comments below.
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