(VIDEO) Did Aretha Just Throw Shade At Nicki Minaj? LOL

Posted On : December 14, 2014
Aretha Franklin; Nicki Minaj
Aretha Franklin; Nicki Minaj

One thing we love about Aretha, is her inability to hide her honest opinion about something or someone.

She doesn’t seem like the type of person to sugarcoat something just to make it sound better and that always makes her interviews fun to watch. So in the video clip below, she gave props to some new school singers and threw what appears to be a lil’ shade or at most, a nice-nasty compliment when asked about others (*coughs* Nicki Minaj).

This is a classic example of putting that Old School advice, that your Momma always gave you, to good use: ‘If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all’ LOL. (It starts at the 3:50 mark).

In case you didn’t watch the above video clip, here’s what Aretha said: “Nicki Minaj. Hmmm… I’m going to pass on that one,” Franklin said when asked to describe the