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Nicki Minaj links Malcolm X to racial slur on new single cover art, sparks outrage, apologizes

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As Brad Paisley and LL Cool J know all too well, everybody makes a bad call sometimes.

Nicki Minaj first came under fire yesterday for her incendiary, expletive-littered new track “Lookin Ass N—-,” but it was the song’s cover art that really set people off. The image (above) features a famous photograph of civil-rights icon Malcolm X wielding an AK-47 and looking worried,with the track’s already-divisive title slapped on — and that set everybody off.

After inciting multiple Change.org petitions and widespread criticism, Minaj issued a lengthy apology — attached to an Instragram photo of her wielding a gun.

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