Artist: Nicki Minaj
Sounds Like: Lil Wayne
By Accident or On Purpose: On Purpose
Song: “Why U Mad (Feat. Lil Wayne & Birdman)”/Video Blog


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Nicki Minaj has always spoken highly of her mentor Lil Wayne but when it came time to shoot the video for “Why U Mad” the Harajuku Barbie took it a step further, proving that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Not only did she appropriate his vocal tone and demeanor on the song’s intro, she carried a flow similar to his for her verse and even went as far as dressing like him and christening herself “The Female Weezy”. She took things a step further when she held a faux-interview in her Lil Wayne getup answering a plethora of questions in Weezy mode.

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