Are Nicki Minaj & Drake The New King & Queen?
Lil Wayne‘s protégés, Nicki Minaj and Drake, are covering the May 2010 issue of XXL and are being dubbed “the new King & Queen of Hip-Hop”. Are these titles fitting for the two heavily buzzed about newbies? Do they undeniably have next, or does the game (and them!) need more time to truly crown them? Check out what XXL had to say about the Young Money bread winners:
Lil Wayne might be gone ’til November, but Young Money is still in the house. Nicki Minaj and Drake take center stage next month as Weezy’s protégés grace the cover of the May 2010 issue of XXL. Both have built a deafening buzz throughout the past year and change, with standout verses and chart topping singles under their respective belts. With fans clamoring for their highly anticipated debut albums, Drake and Nicki stand on the cusp of being crowned hip-hop’s new reigning king and queen.
“Making sure the Young Money ship is never sinkin’” – Drake
What do you guys think? Is it too soon to call it, or is it a “might as well, we know they’re up next” kind of situation? Also, you can check out the rest of the article here.