Nicki Minaj released a new freestyle and everyone freaked out and thought she was throwing shade at Ariana Grande. Turns out, Nicki Minaj was actually showing love to Ari! Nicki released a song called "Bust Down Barbiana" and everyone, especially Ari fans freaked out there was some kind of beef between the two.
Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj have worked together in the past and it has always been love between the two, which is why everyone freaked out. One of the lyrics in the song says "Killing everybody beat, thank u, next Ariana" which people thought was shade.
Ariana cleared It up on Twitter in a now deleted Tweet (see below), where she explained that it wasn't shade. Then Nicki Minaj jumped in to also explain that her lyrics and song were not shade directed at Ari.