It all started after Megan dropped her new song, Hiss. The internet is alive with fresh rap beef – and this time, it's Nicki Minaj and Megan Thee Stallion who are at the centre of an unfolding feud. It seems that Nicki has taken major issue with Megan's new track, Hiss – and one line in particular, at that.
Twitter (now X) has been alive with theories regarding the drama between the pair since Megan dropped the song on January 26 – but here's what we actually know so far.
Why are Nicki Minaj and Megan Thee Stallion feuding?
Hiss is most certainly a diss track of sorts, with Megan taking down her haters and calling out a number of unnamed people in the lyrics. She sets the tone with a spoken section at the beginning of the song, saying: “I just wanna kick this sh*t off by saying, F**k y’all! I ain’t gotta clear my name on a motherf**kin’ thang… I’m finna get this sh*t off my chest and lay it to rest. Let's go.”
One particular line, though, was thought to reference Nicki Minaj and her husband Kenneth Petty. “These h**s don't be mad at Megan, these h**s mad at Megan's Law. I don't really know what the problem is, but I guarantee y'all don't want me to start,” the lyrics go, which many believe to be a jibe referencing a US law that requires all sex offender registers to be available to the public.
Nicki's husband Kenneth is a registered sex offender, after he was convicted of attempted rape in 1995 when he was 16 years-old. More recently, he was sentenced to a year's house arrest after failing to register as a sex offender in California, after he moved there with Nicki.
In response, Nicki took to Instagram Live to share her reaction to the song – and her own diss track aimed at Megan, in which she repeatedly called her ‘Big Foot’. Seemingly referencing the ‘Megan’s Law' lyric, she also said: “You bringing up 30-year-old tea from when this man was a 15-year-old child.”
Nicki's own lyrics go: “Bad b***h she like six foot, I call her big foot, the b***h fell off I said get up on your good foot,” which many have taken to be a reference to the injuries Megan sustained after she was shot by rapper Tory Lanez in 2020. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the incident in August 2023.
Megan hasn't officially responded, although she has taken to her Instagram Stories to share that Hiss is number one in the iTunes US music videos chart. So take from that what you will.
The original article can be found on Glamour UK.
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