Nicki Minaj’s lyric video for ‘Only’ sparks accusations she used Nazi imagery

November 10, 2014 12:12 PM

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Nicki Minaj debuted a new song and won an MTV Europe Music Award this weekend, but all anyone seems to be talking about is the video for her new song, “Only.” Minaj and director Jeff Osborne have been accused of employing Nazi imagery in the animated short.

The style is evocative of a World War II-era news bulletin, and the aesthetics seem to bear a clear resemblance to films orchestrated by Joseph Goebbels himself. In the video, Minaj is positioned as a military leader, flanked by red banners bearing a Young Money logo that’s fashioned to resemble a s...

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