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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"Check It Out" ('Pink Friday,' 2010)

"I just pop up on these hoes on some pimple shit/And put the iron to your face you old wrinkled bitch"

This couplet is funny for a number of reasons, the most obvious being that it's placed in a light song that samples Aqua and was produced by Will.i.am. But really, consider the lines themselves: Nicki twists the word iron from slang into literal hot press, such that just imagining this assault requires a couple of hours and Crayola crayons. It's so smart, so hilarious and so weird – as the best Nicki lines always are.

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