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Still regal, but with less bravado

Rapper Nicki Minaj performing a medley at this year's BET Awards in Los Angeles in June.
Rapper Nicki Minaj performing a medley at this year's BET Awards in Los Angeles in June.PHOTO: REUTERS

Queen, rapper Nicki Minaj's new album, has a mixed-bag approach and feels overly commercial

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 16, 2018, with the headline 'Still regal, but with less bravado'. Print Edition | Subscribe