Nicki Minaj dropped a video for “Hard White” on Friday and there’s some imagery that has fans speculating the ‘Queen’ took a few shots.
The theory or the message behind this lyrics is about fake friendship with Drake , bird falling down is Cardi's falldown&Telling Grammys she is the https://t.co/54s2k89vrZ all wanted her to be the BadGuy here she is. WIG #HardWhiteVideo #HardWhite #NickiMinaj
— Edis Krasniqi (@EdisKrasniqi04) February 1, 2019
The rap queen presides over her dark kingdom in the Mike Ho-directed clip, which features imagery including a dismembered scorpion, which some fans think is a reference to her damaged relationship with Drake. The Young Money labelmates unfollowed each other on Instagram in December, fueling rumors that they’re no longer friends.
A Grammy also appears in another scene, a possible reference to Minaj’s surprise shutout from the nominations at this year’s awards. “I’m the trophy of the game, everybody tryna win me,” she raps on the track.
While the scorpion and Grammy may be more obvious, there is even speculation that the bleeding crow is a shot at Nicki’s nemesis Cardi B. An hourglass later appears in the video as Nicki raps, “Hoes is dissin’? Okay, these hoes is wishin’ / You’re in no position to come for O’s position.”
We can’t say for sure — but if we had to guess, we’d say she’s definitely taking shots.