The Verzuz battles have been heating up Instagram during these quarantine times. The most recent battle between Ludacris and Nelly gave us all the early 2000s vibes — even Nelly’s internet connection seemed to be from the early aughts (but we digress). The entertaining battles have led to conversation about who should go next — it also led Usher to say this about Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim while chatting with Swizz Beatz…
The full clip ladies. Swiss and usher discuss Lil Kim vs Nicki Minaj pic.twitter.com/onK5Wz6ZNG
— gemini (dont care) era (@geminithebarb1) May 17, 2020
Instantly, Usher became a trending topic with folks chiming in on his take. Lil Kim fans appreciated Ush for taking time to honor the Queen Bee…
Usher and Lil Kim got the world in a frenzy over a FACTUAL statement pic.twitter.com/pH4X9gWjEv
— Von (@VONZW0RLD) May 17, 2020
It’s good to see the TL giving Lil Kim her flowers 💐 pic.twitter.com/7sZW94HUaP
— 💫✨ (@TheJessieWoo) May 17, 2020
Ole girl played on the public for years and tried to end Lil Kim. But everywhere you turn you see Lil Kim this Lil Kim that. You thought you were going to culturally end Kim. And regardless of what fake rap stans have to say. THE PPL SEE LIL KIM QUEEN BEE and her whole aesthetic pic.twitter.com/QYytH6Pdt4
— ILoveFemaleRap💅🏾 (@NoLove822) May 17, 2020
the barbs expect every new female rapper to bow down to nicki yet they refuse to acknowledge that lil kim paved the way. make it make sense https://t.co/hZbQvSSM1R
— tas 🦋 (@ANTlOVO) May 18, 2020
However, Nicki Minaj fans came for dat head…
why y'all bringing up lil' kim, leave her 9 stans alone. the real gag is that nicki would eat up usher on a hits battle. pic.twitter.com/UnoQM6a4hQ
— unbroken spearit (@kneeaddiction) May 17, 2020
Usher wanna claim Nicki is a product of Kim…but who was he paying for features again? That’s wtf I thought pic.twitter.com/TRluBQm8ok
— S A L E M (@KamsRagnarok) May 17, 2020
Comparing Nicki Minaj to female rappers she revived is laughable. pic.twitter.com/dpakXJNrCV
— 🔥 Da Dutchess 🔥 (@Dutch101_) May 17, 2020
So according to Twitter logic Nicki Minaj is a product of Lil Kim because she wore similar wigs? Not because she rapped like her, not because she copied her lines, not because she tried to jack her sound, but because she attempted to wear colorful wigs. pic.twitter.com/9jpAtNRTuo
— ♉ 🧚🏽♂️ (@randyesque) May 17, 2020
Yikes! What y’all think — Stan a legend or praise the reigning queen?
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