Nicki Minaj has dropped off the authority music video for her diagram besting track, “Very Freaky Young lady.”
The visual, coordinated by Joseph Kahn, sees Minaj cosplay as Rick James, whose 1981 hit “Super Oddity” is inspected on the single. She likewise shows up as an energized, blade fixated Nicki Barbie, complete with a mechanical pet canine, a head-to-toe pink fit and her own special Ken, played by Alexander Ludwig.
The video shows up after Minaj acknowledged the Video Vanguard Grant at the 2022 MTV Video Music Grants, where she likewise played out a decades-spreading over mixture of a portion of her most famous tracks, which included “Very Freaky Young lady” and her fan-number one “Beast” stanza.
Following its delivery, “Very Freaky Young lady” procured a sum of 21.1 million streams, 4.6 million radio airplay crowd impressions and 89,000 downloads sold in its most memorable week, setting it in the No. 1 spot on the Announcement Hot 100. The single denotes Minaj’s very first performance No. 1 hit and her third in general, following 2020’s “Trollz” with 6ix9ine and Doja Feline’s “Say as much.”
Nicki dropped the Dr. Luke, Malibu Babie, Vaughn Oliver and Aaron Joseph-delivered track on Aug. 12, after a bit of the single had been becoming a web sensation for almost a month. Right off the bat, she dropped the tune on DSPs — ultimately at a limited cost of 69 pennies — and delivered a sound video on YouTube as well as a verse video.