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"Stupid Hoe" (CD Single)



Explicit track about belittling others sends iffy message.

What parents need to know

Positive messages

An extremely negative message about girls belittling other girls.

Positive role models

Song is all about disrespectful treatment and reinforces stereotypes about catty girls.

Not applicable

References to oral sex.


Lots of "f--k" and the "N" word.


Michael Jackson, Porsche, (Air) Jordans.

Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the song "Stupid Hoe" is all about competition between girls. Nicki Minaj uses lots of foul language (including "f--k" and the "N" word) and disrespectful put-downs to demonstrate her superiority over other girls, repeating "you a stupid hoe" and other pejoratives dozens of times. In light of today's intense bullying environments, this song's message is inappropriate for tweens and young teens.

What's the story?

"STUPID HOE" is the second single from Roman Reloaded, the second full-length album by rap diva Nicki Minaj. The song is another in a long list of risque tracks by the artist using lots of profanity and explicit sexual references to get its main message across: that other girls are "stupid hoes" compared with Minaj.

Is it any good?


Nicki Minaj has made a career out of cutting frenetic rap songs -- a formula she exploits to the limit in this track. Backed by an annoyingly high-pitched siren sound, Minaj's rapid-fire vocals get so out of control that she lapses into barely intelligible gibberish by the end of the track.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about why tweens and teens gang up on others and belittle them. What makes someone become a bully?

  • What can you do if you or someone you know is being bullied?

  • Why would Minaj sing a song with such a negative message? Is she trying to be funny or clever?

Music details

Artist:Nicki Minaj
Release date:February 20, 2012
Label:Cash Money Records
Parental advisory:Yes
Edited version available:Yes

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Kid, 11 years old March 19, 2012

0 stars if I could. NOT FOR ANYONE.

"Stupid Hoe" is even worse than "Friday" in creativity. The chorus is simply "You a stupid hoe, stupid hoe..." over and over again. The message is horrible. Being a victim of bullying, the message is worse to me than partying all night. I never liked Nicki Minaj, but now I seriously hate her. Bottom line: Don't buy or listen to, even the sample on iTunes. Good thing it has 478,098 dislikes on YouTube.
What other families should know
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Teen, 17 years old Written byDaniBallerina March 3, 2013

The title of this song refers to Nicki Minaj after her making this song!

She did this just to trip Lil Kim, duh! I really hate this song, she should have kept it to herself, the rapping means NONSENSE and she keeps repeating the "whoop" like it's a break of dawn. She doesn't need to go THAT far. She doesn't even LOOK good in the music video, I can see she is struggling for attention and looks over Lil Kim. I also hate all of the mean references like: Im Angelina U Jennifer, C'mon b!&@$ where Brad at?! Using similes like that is vulgar. This has a weird beat to it too, When I heard this song. I thought she was yelling random things..
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Teen, 13 years old Written byhomestuck-trash March 2, 2015

rlly good song

a+ woud listen 2 again 10/10 nikki taut me 2 ignore the h8ers and show off the booty
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models