Netflix is celebrating hip hop’s 50th anniversary with a documentary dedicated to all the women of the culture — well, almost every woman, as fans have peeped the trailer and noticed it excludes Nicki Minaj!!!
On Tuesday, Strong Black Lead pushed out the first look for “Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop”… which appears to be a gripping depiction of several female rappers’ rise to stardom.
The trailer for the doc features commentary from a generations-spanning group of women — Queen Latifah, Roxanne Shanté, MC Lyte, Coi Leray, Kash Doll — while also highlighting content from Ice Spice, Young M.A., Latto, Saweetie and others.
However, the preview had zero sign of Nicki, and when her Barbz fanbase picked up on the snub they exploded on Twitter X.
Livid fans made Nicki the subject of several trending topics while accusing Netflix of intentionally trying to erase her from the history books.
The “Pinkprint” rapper is the highest-selling female rapper of all time by several miles with well over 100 million records sold, which you’d think would be enough for a prominent spot in the doc and its trailer. It’s worth noting, the trailer opens up with a shot of Cardi B, so lines in the sand were probably drawn!!!
We reached out to Netflix to find out if Nicki is featured in the full documentary, which drops on August 9. It’s a 4-part series, so she’s gotta be in there somewhere!!! Right?