Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Nicki Minaj, Romney Supporter? Nicki Minaj, Romney Supporter?

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
Close X

Not a member or subscriber? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation

 

People

Nicki Minaj, Romney Supporter?

AP969443464169.jpgPaul Ryan's favorite band, Rage Against the Machine, may really dislike his politics, but the Romney-Ryan ticket hasn't totally fallen out of favor with edgy popular music.

Rapper Nicki Minaj, as it turns out, is a Mitt Romney supporter

In a song on on Lil' Wayne's "Dedication 4" mixtape, Minaj raps an expletive-laden line in which she reveals her Republican politics and her plan to vote Romney because of the previous administration's handling of the economy (or, as she puts it: "I'm a Republican voting for Mitt Romney, you lazy b------ are f------ up the economy."). So, yeah, it's not the most useful endorsement.

Web site Rap Dose uncovered the line in the song "Mercy." You can listen to the very not-safe-for-work song here.

Photo: Nicki Minaj performs on NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012 in New York. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Don't Miss Today's Top Stories

Chock full of usable information on today's issues."

Michael, Executive Director

Concise coverage of everything I wish I had hours to read about."

Chuck, Graduate Student

The day's action in one quick read."

Stacy, Director of Communications

Great way to keep up with Washington"

Ray, Professor of Economics

Sign up form for the newsletter
MORE NATIONAL JOURNAL