Nicki Minaj pulls out BET concert after network’s tweet
BET apologised for the ‘hurt, disappointment and confusion’ the post caused.
Nicki Minaj has announced she is cancelling her appearance at the BET Experience Concert in Los Angeles after the network tweeted about her and fellow rapper Cardi B.
Minaj said on social media that she will not perform at the concert or BET Awards.
It comes after BET tweeted on Sunday that Minaj was “being dragged by her lacefront” following Cardi B’s Grammy win for best rap album.
Young Money will no longer be apart of the BET Experience or award show. ♥️🙏🏽♥️ Summer Tour dates dropping soon 🦄
— QUEEN (@NICKIMINAJ) February 11, 2019
In a statement, BET apologised to Minaj for the “hurt, disappointment and confusion that this post has caused”.
The network said it will conduct an internal investigation. The tweet has been deleted.
— BET (@BET) February 12, 2019
A representative for Minaj did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.
The seventh annual concert will be held June 20-22 at the Staples Centre ahead of the BET Awards on June 23.