2023 VMAS: Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion Set to Perform, Nicki Minaj Hosting—Is a Celebrity Showdown On The Horizon?

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion are set to perform their newest collaborative single, “Bongos,” at the 40th MTV Video Music Awardsalso known as the 2023 VMAs. With the event just around the corner, there is already anticipation and speculation about what may happen, especially with the involvement of some of the industry’s biggest female artists.

Nicki Minaj. Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion


All Under The Same Roof?

The 2023 VMAs are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 12, at the Prudential Centerin Newark, New Jersey. After it was announced Nicki Minaj would be the host, it was revealed that Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion will perform their latest collaborative single, “Bongos.”

This highly anticipated performance has fans buzzing excitedly and speculating on the potential drama between these artists and the Queen of Rap.

Beef Or No Beef

Given their tumultuous history, which includes past social media feuds with Nicki Minaj, fans are curious to see how the night will unfold.

One fan on social media even wondered if there might be an unexpected twist: “Ya’ll expect something to happen among Nicki Cardi Megan during MTV but what if they make peace by debuting on stage all together??? am I being delusional or can this maybe be the chance for all of them to do something right for once ????”.

However, others anticipate a potential clash between the artists. One fan expressed their thoughts on social media, stating, “SO I See the VMA’s are being Messy having Nicki Minaj hosting the Show and Cardi B performing with Megan THEE Stallion.”

In addition to the performances by the two “WAP” rappers and Nicki Minaj, the VMAs will feature other influential female artists such as Milk and Ice Spice.

Hip-Hop’s 50th

On a lighter note, the VMAs will celebrate the 50th year of hip-hop with a closing performance featuring legendary artists DMC, Doug E. Fresh, Grandmaster Flashthe Furious Five, LL Cool Jand Lil Wayne. This tribute will pay homage to the genre’s rich history and enduring impact on the music world. Nicki Minaj will also take part in this finale.

Whether it leads to a celebrity showdown or a moment of unity remains to be seen, the 2023 VMAs will not disappoint in its celebration of music, talent, and the power of female artists.

The 2023 VMAs are set to premiere on MTV and Paramount+ at 8 p.m.

‘Last Time I Saw You’

Nicki Minaj is hosting the 2023 VMAsbut she will also be taking the stage to perform her new single, “Last Time I Saw You.” The rapper is at the forefront with five nominations, further solidifying her presence at the prestigious awards show.

Facts Or Rumors

Speaking of celebrity showdowns, in early May 2023, an altercation allegedly occurred between Chris Brown, Usherand Teyana Taylor. The incident stemmed from Brown’s dissatisfaction with having his performance stripped by the AMAs (American Music Awards).

  • Yasmine Duhé

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Written by Yasmine Duhé

Yasmine Duhé, a Louisiana native, has always harbored a deep passion for music. She possesses a fervent love for creating and producing imaginative content that can be enjoyed by all.

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