Nicki Minaj – Anaconda – on FNJ

Written by on October 22, 2016

“Anaconda” is a song by Trinidadian-born American rapper Nicki Minaj, from her third studio album, The Pinkprint (2014). It was released on August 4, 2014 by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records as the second single from the album. The song was produced by Polow da Don, Anonymous, and Da Internz. The song heavily samples “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot.

The song peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, consequently becoming Minaj’s highest charting single in the United States to date. It went on to spend eight consecutive weeks in the top ten of the Hot 100 chart. The song also peaked within the top ten in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Minaj performed it live at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards and also performed it at Fashion Rocks and the iHeartRadio Music Festival. “Anaconda” was nominated for Best Rap Song at the 2015 Grammy Awards. The song was also nominated for two categories at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, Best Female Video and Best Hip-Hop Video, winning the latter.

Anaconda (Nicki Minaj song). (2016, October 18).

DJ 3xL


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