Activists warn artist: ‘No disrespect for Malcolm X!’
AUTODIDACT 17 | 2/20/2014, 2:04 p.m.
Nicki Minaj posted this iconic photo of Malcolm X to promote her her new single,“Lookin A— N—a”
Community leaders are calling for a boycott of rap artist Nicki Minaj due to what they deem to be dishonorable use of Malcolm X to promote her expletive-filled recording.
On Feb. 12, the Queens-native released artwork on her website and Instagram account promoting her new single, “Lookin A— N—a,” featuring the famous picture of the uncompromising militant peeping out a window while gripping a high-powered M1 carbine assault rifle with the recording’s title superimposed over it.