Nicki Minaj is celebrating the 7th anniversary of the release of Anaconda, one of her most popular songs of all time, which also broke the internet.
Nicki Minaj set tongues wagging with the breakthrough hit’s cover artwork, and the NSFW music video that followed attracted even more attention.
She resorted to social media to express her feelings, writing,
“7 years later. Who remembers witnessing the internet break when I dropped this picture? ☺️😩 First solo female rap video to reach a billion views + first one to break the VEVO record for most views in a day chi… yes ma’am always inspiring the girlies 🥰#BarbTalk 🦄 #Anaconda #7YearAnniversary S/O Sir MixALot 💕 love you guys for holding me down this long 🎀 Pauz”
The song which was released in 2014 is a song filled with sexual innuendo, specifically about behinds.
It appears as the 12th track on Nicki Minaj’s third studio album, The Pinkprint. This song was released as the album’s second single.
On August 19th, 2014, a music video for “Anaconda” was released. Colin Tiley, a well-known video director, is in charge of directing this video. Canadian rap legend, Drake appears in this video.
The song “Anaconda” charted successfully around the world. Its top ranks in the United States and the United Kingdom, for example, were #2 and #3, respectively.
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The song’s incredible success was seen in other countries like Canada, New Zealand, and Australia, where it charted in the top ten. She also received a Grammy nomination for “Best Rap Song” in 2015 but lost to Kendrick Lamar
After it surpassed 1 billion views on Youtube earlier in 2021, Nicki became the first female rapper with a solo song to reach the monumental milestone.
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