Nicki Minaj Name-Drops Taylor Swift, Beyoncé In Post About Her Legacy

    Playtime is over.

    Nicki Minaj is a queen in her own right.

    I mean, her 2018 album was named after the royal title, after all.

    After 10 consecutive years of ruling the rap game — and making history as the first woman with over 100 appearances on Billboard Hot 100 — it's clear to see why she deserves nothing but respect.

    This week, Nicki took time to reflect on her legacy while celebrating the 12-year anniversary of her debut mixtape, Playtime Is Over.

    "Wrote every single word on every single song. I was so proud of that," the 10-time Grammy nominee recalled.

    "Eventually the barbz were all wearing pink hair, Chinese bangs, & Barbie chains. Colorful wigs came all the way back in style. Everyone became Barbies & Dolls," she added.

    The head Barb in charge went on to call out her industry peers who she felt hadn't acknowledged her influence on the music industry.

    "Nowadays, it’s become cool to pretend u weren’t influenced by other artists. S/O to the ones big enough to do it," she wrote.

    Nicki then name-dropped Taylor Swift and Beyoncé to further prove her point.

    While she agreed female rappers aren't obligated to acknowledge her success — the same way Beyoncé doesn't have to congratulate up-and-coming R&B singers — she also felt she should be able to "speak her truth" as Taylor Swift recently did once the rights to her masters were sold to Scooter Braun.

    Shortly after the post, Nicki was flooded with love from many in the industry and from her loyal fans who started the hashtag #WeStandWithNicki on Twitter.

    I appreciate this comment section on Nick’s post on a whole other level, Female empowerment & Female Rap support, GENUINE support is what im here for BITCHH!! 🎀💕💘💕🎀#WeStandWithNicki

    One fan pointed out how supportive Nicki has been of other female emcees over the years.

    Nicki has always been respectful and talented but is consistently written off by the industry. She broke barriers for female rappers in this decade and the wordplay in her lyrics are on another level. Nicki you deserve better #WeStandWithNicki

    Another touted Nicki's string of achievements.

    Nicki Minaj was the first female rapper to appear on Billboard after 10 years of no other female rapper charting, & she still holds the biggest debut first week sales this decade. She’s also the most charted woman in billboard history. #WeStandWithNicki

    Even those who weren't die-hard fans still recognized Nicki's queen status.

    I'm not even a Barb but I can recognize good music and REAL talent. #WeStandWithNicki

    The lesson here? Always bow down to a queen when you see one.