by InvestorPlace Staff | September 11, 2012 9:45 am
Nicki Minaj has confirmed that a new song of hers that appears to endorse Mitt Romney does not, in fact, show support for the Republican candidate for president.
Many listeners felt that the song didn’t actually directly support Romney and was, in fact, either a sarcastic comment or a comment made by a character. Minaj is known for singing and rapping in the voices of many different characters in her songs. In fact, President Barack Obama went on an Orlando hip-hop radio station to support that theory. “I think she had a song on there — a little rap that said that. But she likes to play different characters, so I don’t know what’s going on there.”
Minaj later tweeted and confirmed what Obama, and many others, thought she was doing. “Ha! Thank you for understanding my creative humor & sarcasm Mr. President, the smart ones always do… *sends love & support* @barackobama.”
Unfortunately for Romney, it looks like he’s going to have to look for another big-name artist to sing his praises in song.
— Benjamin Nanamaker, InvestorPlace Money & Politics Editor
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