Nicki Minaj’s Rendition of Maya Angelou’s ‘Still I Rise’

Nicki Minaji Nicki Minaj is known for her rap lyrics, but she didn’t disappoint in a recent appearance where she recited a famous Maya Angelou poem.  See Video..

Nicki Minaj delivered a show-stopping rendition of Maya Angelou’s classic, essential “Still I Rise” as part of A&E’s Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America. The rapper’s tones, her inflections, her pauses, her accentuations: it’s all stunning and perfect and fitting with the evening’s mission. Watch below, and find the full Shining A Light on A&E on November 20 at 8 p.m. EST.

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