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Nicki Minaj pulls out of BET Awards shows after network ‘disses’ her in Cardi B tweet

BET mentioned Minaj when reporting Cardi's Grammy win

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B

Nicki Minaj has cancelled her appearance at a BET show this summer after the network mentioned her in a tweet about Cardi B’s Grammy win.

In a caption accompanying a piece on the ‘Bodak Yellow’ rapper winning Best Rap Album for ‘Invasion Of Privacy’, BET wrote: “Meanwhile, Nicki Minaj is being dragged by her lacefront.” The tweet has since been deleted.

Minaj retweeted a fan who posted a screenshot of the offending comment and, in a separate tweet, announced her label Young Money would “no longer be a part of the BET Experience or award show.” She also promised a new series of summer tour dates would be “dropping soon.”

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— QUEEN (@NICKIMINAJ) February 11, 2019

Young Money will no longer be apart of the BET Experience or award show. ♥🙏🏽♥ Summer Tour dates dropping soon 🦄

— QUEEN (@NICKIMINAJ) February 11, 2019

The rapper’s labelmate Lil Wayne was also due to perform at a BET Experience concert, which take place between June 20-22. The BET Awards are on June 23.

Minaj and Cardi were involved in a series of fights last year, with the most infamous coming at a New York Fashion Week event in September. Cardi was photographed leaving the party early with a lump on her head after the pair’s beef got physical.

Both stars later told their followers they would not be fighting on social media anymore, with Cardi saying: “If you really wanna talk about it, you know where to link me.” Minaj responded: “I know this stuff is entertaining & funny to a lot of people but I won’t be discussing this nonsense anymore.”

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Cardi’s Best Rap Album win at last night’s (February 10) Grammys made her the first solo woman to win in that category. She also performed at the ceremony, playing a version of her latest single, ‘Money’.

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