Nicki Minaj shocks followers as star confirms she’s DATING fellow rapper Eminem in revealing Instagram submit
Nicki, 35, took to Instagram to advertise a brand new single she’s featured in when a fan requested if she was relationship Eminem, 44, to which she merely replied: ‘Sure’
She mentions Eminem on Massive Financial institution — the observe she was selling on Instagram — rapping: ‘Advised ’em I met Slim Shady… As soon as he go black, he’ll be again once more’
Eminem has recognized the star for a number of years, having labored together with her on her hit 2010 observe Roman’s Revenge, which proved to be a global chart-topper
The Trinidadian magnificence was most just lately linked to fellow rapper Nas, 44, with information of their relationship’s demise breaking at the beginning of January
Earlier than her seven-month romance with Nas, Chun-Li rapper Nicki had declared that she’d sworn off relationship, revealing she was ‘celibate’ and ‘hated males’
Rapper Eminem just lately opened up about on the lookout for love greater than a decade after the top of his marriage to highschool sweetheart Kimberly Anne Scott
Nicki Minaj has confirmed rumours that she’s relationship Eminem, after answering a fan’s query on Instagram on Thursday.
The Chun-Li rap magnificence, 35, took to the image-sharing app to advertise a brand new single she’s featured on — YG’s Massive Financial institution, alongside 2 Chainz and Massive Sean — when one among her followers boldly enquired: ‘You relationship Eminem???’
Trinidadian-born Nicki, who was most just lately romantically linked to 44-year-old rap veteran Nas, merely wrote again: ‘Sure.’
Making candy music collectively? Nicki Minaj, left, confirmed that she’s relationship fellow rapper Eminem, proper, throughout an alternate with a fan on Instagram on Thursday
Apparently, she mentions Eminem throughout her verse on Massive Financial institution, rapping: ‘Uh oh/Again once more/Again to again Maybach, stack the M’s/Advised ’em I met Slim Shady, bag the M/As soon as he go black, he’ll be again once more.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Nicki Minaj and Eminem for remark.
Whereas it is unknown if Nicki was being severe in her response to the enquiring fan, she and Eminem — actual identify Marshall Mathers III — have lengthy recognized one another, as they labored collectively on her hit 2010 single Roman’s Revenge.
After the observe’s launch, Nicki revealed that she despatched the rap celebrity one other observe earlier than they landed on Roman’s Revenge, telling MTV Information: ‘He did not say, “I do not find it irresistible”; he simply stated, “Are you able to ship me one thing that is a bit of extra me??”‘
Screenshot: On Thursday night time, a fan took to Twitter to share a screenshot of the alternate
As soon as they settled on the Swizz Beatz-produced beat for Roman’s Revenge, subsequent got here the prolonged writing course of, which Nicki described as ‘aggressive’.
‘I keep in mind, each time I wrote a verse to Roman’s Revenge and despatched it to Eminem, he would ship a brand new verse again,’ she informed XXL. ‘It was aggressive, it was enjoyable.
‘I believe all the massive male artists (air quotes) additionally handled me with a way of respect as an emcee. They took me severe. In the event that they had been on a observe with me, they knew they needed to come exhausting.’
At the beginning of January, it was confirmed that Nicki and Nas had parted methods in December after the pressure of a long-distance relationship proved ‘an excessive amount of’, with Nicki residing on the west coast in Beverly Hills and Nas primarily based in New York Metropolis.
Trying: Late final yr, Eminem — actual identify Marshall Mathers III — opened up about on the lookout for love greater than a decade after the top of his marriage to Kimberly Anne Scott (pictured)
The couple are believed to have began relationship in June 2017, however sources near the scenario informed TMZ ‘the connection ran out of steam’.
An insider added: ‘They respect one another, and there will not be any trash speaking — however, then again, they will not be hanging out as pals both.’
The location additionally pointed to latest studies claiming Nicki — actual identify Onika Tanya Maraj — was pregnant with the couple’s youngster, however states there was ‘no reality’ within the hearsay.
Nas, born Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, is now stated to be specializing in his file label and his rooster and waffles joint, Candy Chick, within the wake of the cut up, whereas Nicki additionally juggles ‘a number of enterprise ventures exterior of music’.
On the time, neither get together addressed the studies by way of their social media channels.
The ex issue: In January, it was revealed that her romance with Nas had come to an finish, after seven months of relationship. Pictured in June 2017, when they’re believed to have gotten collectively
The final interplay between the pair was when Nas wished Nicki a contented birthday by way of his Instagram web page on December 8, writing: ‘Get The MFkN Cash! Glad Birthday To The QUEEN OF NY / HIP HOP @nickiminaj.’
Nicki and Nas have been pals for a few years, however by no means formally confirmed rumours they had been relationship.
A supply claimed in September: ‘Nicki and Nas are simply very pricey pals nothing romantic. They have been pals without end and have seen one another’s careers take off.
‘Nas is a finest pal to her in order of now nothing is stirring up. Individuals at all times joke round although that they make an amazing couple!’
Transferring on: The couple are believed to have began relationship in June 2017, however sources near the scenario have claimed ‘the connection ran out of steam’
In Could of final yr, the Tremendous Bass hitmaker declared that she was ‘celibate’ and ‘hated males’.
However apparently she stated she was prepared to make an exception for her long-time pal Nas.
Talking on The Ellen DeGeneres Present, Nicki stated: ‘I am simply chillin’ proper now. I am celibate. I wished to go a yr with out relationship any man. I hate males. I’d make an exception to the rule for [Nas], as a result of he is so dope.’
Nicki beforehand dated fellow rapper Meek Mill, 31, for 2 years from early 2015 to January 2017.
Shut: Nicki and Nas have been pals for a few years, however by no means formally confirmed rumours they had been relationship all through the course of their relationship
The musician was in a long-term relationship with hip hop artist Safaree Samuels, 36, from 2000 to 2014.
Nas has daughter Future, 23, along with his former fiancée Carmen Bryan, and son Knight, eight, along with his ex-wife, R&B singer Kelis, 38.
The couple tied the knot in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2005 after two years collectively.
Kelis filed for divorce 4 years later in April 2009, simply three months earlier than welcoming the couple’s son, with the cut up finalized the next yr in Could 2010.
Nas can be believed to have briefly dated actress and singer Mary J. Blige, 46.
Lengthy-time buddies: The rapper, 35, and the hip-hop star, 44, had been stated to have parted methods again in December, after the pressure of a long-distance relationship proved ‘an excessive amount of’
For his half, in December Eminem opened up about on the lookout for love greater than a decade after the top of his marriage to highschool sweetheart Kimberly Anne Scott.
The rapper, who was married twice to Kimberly till their second divorce in 2006, revealed he is used the relationship app Tinder, in addition to jokingly referencing using homosexual app Grindr, and has even gone to strip golf equipment to fulfill ladies.
‘It is robust,’ the 45-year-old informed Vulture. ‘Since my divorce I’ve had a couple of dates and nothing’s panned out in a means that I wished to make it public. Courting’s simply not the place I am at recently.’
It isn’t sure if the rapper was joking about his strategies for assembly individuals, however apart from Tinder, Eminem additionally stated he would additionally attempt to discover dates on Grindr and at strip golf equipment. ‘And Grindr,’ he informed the interviewer with fun.
‘Queen of NY’: The final interplay between the pair on social media was when Nas wished Nicki a contented birthday by way of his Instagram web page on December 8
‘Going to strip golf equipment is how I used to be assembly some chicks,’ he added. ‘It was an fascinating time for me.’
The Eight Mile star assured the interviewer he wasn’t lonely, answering whether or not fame had left him feeling remoted: ‘Am I lonely? No, I’m good. Thanks for asking although.’
Eminem was first married to Kimberly from 1999 to 2001, earlier than re-marrying her in 2006. Their second marriage was short-lived as properly, with the couple divorcing once more that very same yr.
Collectively Eminem and Kimberly have daughter Hailie, who turned 22 on Christmas Day. Kim additionally has daughter Whitney from one other relationship, who Eminem adopted. The couple additionally adopted Kim’s late sister Daybreak’s daughter Alaina.
Over it: In Could of final yr, the Tremendous Bass hitmaker declared that she was ‘celibate’ and ‘hated males’, however apparently stated she was prepared to make an exception for her long-time pal Nas