Lorde Denies Dissing Drake and Nicki Minaj

Much has been made recently about Lorde's monster hit 'Royals'. Critics and fans across the blogosphere have weighed in on whether there are racial overtones or if she's simply taking a shot at hip-hop. Let's hear from the 'queen bee' herself.


From MTV UK: 

After accusations that she had badmouthed both Minaj and Canadian rapper Drake, the Royals singer took to Twitter to defend herself. “I have nothing but love and admiration for both nicki and drake (have said this x1000),” Lorde tweeted last night.


“Just because their songs aren't my reality (being 17 and from auckland) doesn't mean i don't admire their musicianship and careers!,” she stated in a follow-up tweet.


In a recent chat with Interview Magazine, the talented songstress was quoted as saying: “Around the middle of last year I started listening to a lot of rap, like Nicki Minaj and Drake, as well as pop singers like Lana Del Rey.”  Read more here


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