Move over, Jay and Beyonce!
There’s a new hip-hop power couple in town and what they lack in friendships with the Obamas, they make up for with verses about anilingus and Vicodin.
Yes, after a week of rumors, Nicki Minaj confirmed this morning that she’s dating Eminem … or did she?
Em and Nicki have been friends since collaborating on her 2010 single "Roman’s Revenge."
But the speculation that there’s a romantic element to their relationship began when Minaj name-dropped Mr. Mathers on a more recent song:
"Uh oh / Back again / Back to back Maybach, stack the M’s," Minaj raps on the newly-released "Big Bank."
"Told ’em I met Slim Shady, bag the M / Once he go black, he’ll be back again."
But hey, it’s just a song, and rappers make empty boasts all the time, right?
Well, we’d probably be quick to dismiss the line for exactly those reasons, were it not for the exchange that took place between Nicki and a curious fan on Instagram this morning.
When the fan asked point-blank, "You dating Eminem???" Nicki replied simply, "Yes."
"I’m just chillin’ right now. I’m celibate," Nicki told Ellen DeGeneres.
"I wanted to go a year without dating any man. I hate men."
Maybe she just meant she hates men who have never recorded songs n that elaborately fantasize about murdering their ex-wives.
We kid Em and Nicki because we love them!
And we would love very much if they turned out to be a legit couple.
Meek is legit, but before him, Nicki dated Safaree Samuels for over a decade, and that dude is basically what would happen if George Costanza were a wannabe rapper.
Em, of course, was married to Kim Mathers, who’s also the worst (though she certainly didn’t deserve to be repeatedly murdered in song form.
The point is, these two titans of rap deserve both deserve to date bonafide bosses, and the music to spring from this relationship would be [700 fire emojs].
Now we just need to set Pusha T up with Azealia Banks and future generations of hip-hop heads will be good to go.