Nicki Minaj perfectly breaks down cultural appropriation and equal pay for women [VIDEO]
Entertainment powerhouse, Nicki Minaj has become well-known over the years for her cut-throat lyrics, bizarre costumes and outspoken stance on feminism. Known to captivate audiences with her every move, it was a no-brainer for TIME to select the 33-year-old rapper for its annual '100 Most Influential People'
"I think Black women are held to higher standards. A lot of pop culture takes from Black culture and often times doesn't really say they got it from Black culture," Minaj said. "Magazines are acting like they're just being done for the first time because it's on a white woman's head or it's on a white woman's body, and you have to get used to living in a world that doesn't even acknowledge that you did certain things." Nicki is all about sharing the wealth. She's passing along valuable advice to other women about boldly seeking fair pay