Nicki Minaj’s “Chun-Li Certified Gold

Nicki Minaj’s “Chun-Li” went viral the moment it dropped and now it has officially been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America after moving 500,000 units.

Explaining the origin of the song, Nicki thanked her team and fans for their support captioning “Chun-Li has been certified GOLD. Thank you to everyone for your support got on the mic & made this song up in 5 mins just having fun @ 4 in the morning,” she wrote. “Then took about an hour to put words to the melody. Released it 2 days later. We captured it all on video.”

“Chun-Li,” along with “Barbie Tingz,” was released on April 12, and peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also marked Nicki’s 16th top 10 hit.

Nicki is now gearing up to release her fourth album Queen, which has a new release date of Aug. 10.

 

Nicki Minaj aka Miss King Kong Gets On ROTW With ‘Chun Li’

Whether the assumed beef between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B is real, Nicki Minaj only just released a few songs right at the time when Cardi B seems to be enjoying her rise to fame and the success of her album ‘Invasion of Privacy’, and one of those jams has just enjoyed a week’s airplay as Record of the Week (ROTW).

Referring to herself as a worldly popular video game character Chun Li, Nicki Minaj definitely delivers on ‘Chun Li’, talking up her musical success in lyrics that go…

Ayo, look like I’m goin’ for a swim
Dunk on ’em, now I’m swingin’ off the rim
Bitch ain’t comin’ off the bench
While I’m comin’ off the court fully drenched
Here, get some haterade, get ya thirst quenched
Styled on ’em in this Burberry trench
These birds copy every word, every inch
But gang gang got the hammer and the wrench (brrr)
I pull up in that quarter milli off the lot
Oh, now she tryna be friends like I forgot
Show off my diamonds like I’m signed by the Roc
Ain’t pushin’ out his babies ’til he buy the rock

 

This track came out almost at the same time as her Beats 1 Radio interview with Zane Lowe who got Nicki to talk about her beef with Cardi B, to which the rapper said; 

“The first interview she did, it just hurt me because she looked so aggravated and angry. She just kept saying she didn’t hear it…I was like, What? ….Up until this recent interview she did, I had never seen her show me genuine love in an interview,”

Well Chun Li is clearly Nicki’s statement that she really is back and what’s more, Nicki may have just made history for its music video which is filmed entirely in selfie mode.