Chi-Raq cover
Nicki Minaj
Features Lil Herb
Released April 7, 2014
Recorded 2014
Genre Hip-Hop, Rap
Length 3:51
Producer Vinylz, Boi-1da, and Allen Ritter
Promotional single information
Single release May 3, 2014
Video release
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"Chi-Raq" is a song by Nicki Minaj in anticipation for her third studio album, The Pinkprint which features guest vocals from rapper Lil Herb. It was produced by Vinylz, Boi-1da, and Allen Ritter. It was released as the first street single for the album on April 7, 2014, but was not on the final track list on the album.

Background Edit

Minaj tweeted on April 7, 2014, to "stay up"[1] and hours later released "Chi-Raq" online at her SoundCloud official account.[2]

Live Performances Edit

Nicki Minaj performed it live for the first time at the 2014 Power 106 Powerhouse. She has also performed it at Hot 97 Summer Jam (2014), and the BET Awards 2014.

Lyrics Edit

Explicit version Edit

Young Money

References Edit

  1. Twitter: Stay up Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  2. Chi-Raq by Nicki Minaj Ft Lil Herb - SoundCloud. Retrieved April 8, 2014.
  3. Rap-Genius: Nicki Minaj - Chi-Raq lyrics Retrieved April 8, 2014.