Nicki Minaj Says Hov Is Her Favorite MC

 Queen Of Hip Hop tells 5 Magazine Jay's words are like the gospel.

Posted: 06/02/2011 09:40 PM EDT
Filed Under Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj may be the Queen of Young Money, but she got her favorites outside of the Lil Wayne-led clan too. In an interview for this month's 5 Magazine cover story, Minaj says she takes what Jay-Z says as if it came straight out of the holy book. "It was like whatever Jay-Z says is the gospel because he was smart," she said. "I was always attracted to intelligent rappers." Minaj acknowledges that she also owes a lot to Lil Wayne and sights him as one of her faves as well. Other news in Minaj mania, the male-female cover duo Karmin recently teamed up with ?uestlove for a rather interesting cover of "Super Bass."

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