Nicki Minaj's Alma Mater Declines Her Request to Speak

CNN/ Newswire | 9/15/2014, 10:42 a.m.
Nicki Minaj tweeted that her high school declined a speaking engagement.
Nicki Minaj

By Carolyn Sung

Nicki Minaj isn't feeling welcomed at her old high school -- or at least that's what she's saying on Twitter.

In a series of tweets posted on Thursday, the rapper implied that her former stomping grounds, New York's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High, turned down her request to speak to the school's students.

"I wanted to go back to my HS and speak to the students, but the new principal declined," Minaj said. "No need for me to inspire them, I guess. ... That school changed my life and I wanted to pay it forward to the students there now. I was really looking forward to it."

The "Anaconda" rapper's tweets suggest the school didn't give a reason for declining her appearance. (When asked directly whether she received an explanation, Minaj tweeted, "not really.")

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