Beef Between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B Erupts into a Public Brawl

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Nicki Minaj and Cardi B aren’t big fans of each other, to put it mildly. During New York Fashion Week, Cardi and Nicki got into again. A shoe was thrown, as was some major shade.

What Exactly Went Down?

At the Harper’s Bazar ICONS party on September 7, the long-standing feud boiled over. On a second-story balcony in front of everyone, Nicki Minaj and Cardi B got into a screaming match while Christina Aguilera was performing on stage. Witnesses say the scene was crazy, and that Cardi B definitely threw her shoe at someone.

Cardi was escorted out of the building with her head held high and a goose egg over her left eye.

A Humiliating Experience

Nicki took the high road and decided not to press charges. She responded publicly to the incident on Queen Radio, claiming that she never dissed Cardi’s career or her kid.

According to Nicki, the public fight was completely humiliating. “The other night I was part of something so mortifying and so humiliating to go through in front of a bunch upper echelon… people who have their life together. The way they passed by looking at this disgusting commotion. I was mortified.”

Ice-Cold War

Nicki minaj and Cardi B have been enemies for well over a year, sniping at each other via social media. Nicki liked an Instagram comment that dissed Cardi’s rap verses. The foundation of their feud seems to be Nicki’s belief that Cardi is trying to be just like her.

The pair have been calling each other out on Instagram and Twitter, not to mention making veiled references to each other in their music. The cold war finally erupted into an all-out altercation. Ladies, y’all are both awesome. Why you gotta fight?