Nas Crowned Nicki Minaj The ‘Queen Of New York’ And The Internet Has Feelings

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26: (L-R) DJ Clue, Nas, Nicki Minaj, and Monica attend the 2017 NBA Awards Live on TNT on June 26, 2017 in New York, New York. 27111_002  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TNT)

Nas Crowned Nicki Minaj The ‘Queen Of New York’ And The Internet Has Feelings

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Published December 9th

Nas sent social media into a frenzy when he took to Instagram to wish his rumored new bae, Nicki Minaj, a happy birthday. The gripe, for some, however, came when he supported his well wishes with a lofty title for the superstar: the queen of New York and hip-hop.

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In celebration of the femcee's 35th birthday, the iconic MC posted a photo of her to his Instagram where she's rocking a crown and sitting on a golden throne.

"Queens Get The MFkN Money! Happy Birthday To The QUEEN OF NY / HIP HOP @nickiminaj."

Take a look, below:

  1. Queens Get The MFkN Money! Happy Birthday To The QUEEN OF NY / HIP HOP @nickiminaj

    A post shared by Nasir Jones (@nas) on

  2. His grand declaration was met with a slew of criticism as New York City is known as the stomping grounds and the birthplace of several of hip hop's greatest acts, especially those of the female persuasion.

    Needless to say, fans of several of Nicki's female peers chimed in, sharing their thoughts on Nasir's words while the Barbz celebrated and defended her honor.

    Take a look at the mixed reactions, below:

Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TNT)

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