Encouraging celebrities to speak up, the push-back campaign is a countermeasure against Saudi Arabia’s efforts to use influential people to whitewash its human rights violations.
The singer burst onto the music scene 10 years ago and is known for her outspoken comments, feuds with other singers, colourful wigs and alter egos.
Rap singer Nicki Minaj's retirement announcement was a surprising turn of events as she has been quite active in music this summer while some fans wondered whether her announcement was but a marketing strategy ahead of an album drop.
US rapper Nicki Minaj said that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community.
Trinadian rapper is due to perform in the eastern city of Jeddah prompting accusations of hypocrisy against Riyadh.
Mariah Carey’s upcoming concert in Saudi Arabia is just the latest episode of American celebrities flirting with dictators in exchange for substantial fees.
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