Fashion, Google, and Memes: Nicki Minaj Calls Out Designers For
Exploiting Black Culture
Nicki Minaj Calls Out Designers For Exploiting Black Culture - blogged by @peachkyss ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Sunday evening, Nicki Minaj performed at PhillipPlein's New York Fashion Week After Party alongside 21 Savage, Rae Sremmurd, and Yo Gotti. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to The Cut, Nicki Minaj closed her performance by thanking Phillip Plein for his work as well as supporting diversity through his label. Then "Roman," Nicki's alter ego came and blasted unnamed designers for exploiting black culture and refusing to include black people in their show. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "Thank you, Philipp Plein, for including our culture," she told the crowd. "Designers get really big and really rich off of our culture, and then you don’t see a motherf*cker that look anything like us in the front row half the time. So let’s make some noise for Philipp Plein tonight." ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Earlier this year, Nicki blasted Giuseppe Zanotti for not partnering with her but previously using her name on his footwear designs. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "Just go on google, you'll see all the different pairs he's named after me," she wrote on Twitter. "Lil black girl can inspire u but ain't worth a collection my nig?" ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Do you think designers are exploiting black culture?