Gritty in Pink: Nicki Minaj's 10 Fiercest Disses

The Queens rapper is known for writing the sharpest lyrics in rap. Here are the best of the best

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"BET Freestyle Cypher" (BET Awards, 2009)

"Your money mini, I ain't talking 'bout the Mouse, trick!"

Back when the BET Awards' cyphers meant something – before every mouth with an e-mail address got a chance to spit for DJ Premier – a still-untested Nicki Minaj showed the world she could out-rap any veteran. "Monster" would ultimately take her to another level, but this verse (and this line specifically) helped her get in the building.

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