Nicki Minaj Accused of Using Nazi Imagery in Video for ‘Only’


Nicki Minaj isn't the first musician to embrace the Nazi aesthetic (David Bowie, cough), but we're hoping she's the last. With its SS-style armbands, gas masks, tanks, and Maus-style armies at attention, the video for Minaj's new single "Only" certainly seems to be going for a Third Reich aesthetic. Unsurprisingly, some fans are calling for her to take the video down.

First, here's the video:

And here are the criticisms:

You get the idea. Neither Minaj nor the video's director, Jeff Osborne (who also did a lyric video for "Anaconda"), has responded to the criticism, but Osborne has been retweeting it