A Forbes writer criticized rapper Nicki Minaj for collaborating with troubled rapper Tekashi69, aka 6ix9ine and bringing him on her tour with rapper Future Hendrix.
Tekashi, real name Daniel Hernandez, took a plea deal when he was charged with 3 felony counts of sexual misconduct with a minor under age 15. He was 18 at the time and he faced 15 years in prison if convicted.
Nicki's brother, Jelani Maraj was convicted of predatory sexual assault of a child younger than 13 last year. He is currently in jail awaiting sentencing.
Forbes writer Bryan Rolli dragged Nicki for collaborating with the alleged sex abuser and attacking a female blogger who was later fired for tangling with Nicki on social media.
In his Forbes piece, Rolli slammed Nicki for playing "the victim when it fits her narrative."
via Forbes -- All of these blunders distract from what should be Minaj’s main focus right now: her music. Nobody expects her to tone down her outsize personality or colorful language, nor should they want that. But it’s perfectly reasonable to expect her to show her fans a modicum of decency, not collaborate (and tour) with admitted abusers and, oh, release some good music in the meantime. Minaj’s Queen rollout reeks of desperation and hypocrisy, and her recent output isn’t nearly good enough to distract from her actions, let alone justify them. If she doesn’t chart a corrective course of action soon, she may release Queen only to find her crown still missing.
Rapper Azealia Banks and others also took aim at Nicki. "She is officially over," said Banks.
Fans are calling on Future, who has 4 or 5 kids, to do the right thing and drop out of the tour.
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