Nicki Minaj Hails Adele, Says Her Music Makes Her Cry, But She Wants More

BY JO Mensah November 14, 2023 12:19 PM EDT
Nicki Minaj and Adele
Nicki Minaj has showed love to Adele Photo source: Instagram/@nickiminaj, @adele

Superstar rapper Nicki Minaj has opened up about her profound love for the music of renowned pop singer Adele.

In an interview with Vogue, Minaj gushed about how Adele’s music has profoundly impacted her.

Nicki Minaj was candid about her admiration for Adele, revealing that the British singer’s songs possess a unique quality that deeply resonates with her. Minaj mentioned that Adele’s music so moved her that it brought her to tears on several occasions.

“I’m not saying I want this to be a sad song. Actually, I want people to feel happy when they hear it. Happy­-sad. Then again, look at Adele. That woman has made me cry a million times, yet I want more,” she said while describing her latest song.

Minaj who recently set a YouTube record further described her emotional connection with Adele’s music as something truly special. She expressed that the sheer beauty and raw emotion in Adele’s songs have the ability to stir the deepest of emotions. These sentiments are echoed by many fans worldwide who have been captivated by Adele’s heartfelt lyrics and powerful vocal delivery.

What sets Adele apart for Nicki Minaj is not just the emotional impact but the undeniable magnetism of Adele’s music. Minaj admitted that even though Adele’s songs have moved her to tears, she cannot resist revisiting them time and time again. Adele’s music, for Minaj, possesses a unique charm that keeps drawing her back for more.

Nicki Minaj opens up about her life

Meanwhile, the rapper opened up about her difficult childhood, marital woes, and struggle with body image. The Anaconda hitmaker discussed substance abuse and how it is particularly prevalent among famous people while recounting her Percocet addiction.

‘’ Take a look at some of our most well-known figures. Like Michael Jackson, they eventually either face ridicule and lose interest in going outside, or they face criticism and silent struggles, like Whitney Houston,” Nicky said.