Saudi Arabia says hip-hop star Nicki Minaj, known for her provocative style, will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment. https://t.co/0lFFJ99vB1 @ayaelb— The Associated Press (@AP) July 3, 2019
» Saudi organizers announced she would be the headline act at the Jeddah World Fest on July 18.
» Reactions on social media ranged from shock and joy to criticism and disappointment.
Saudi government is facing criticism for its hypocrisy.
This video has gone viral:
In summary, this Saudi female says: "You can't ask me to wear the abaya and dress conservative to a concert where you're bringing Nicki Minaj and all her vulgarity and her songs about shaking her ass. What the f---"https://t.co/8PCme7MUFU https://t.co/0ibEHHM9vU— Aya Batrawy (@ayaelb) July 3, 2019
“She’s going to go and shake her ass and all her songs are indecent and about sex and shaking ass and then you tell me to wear the abaya,” the Saudi woman says. “What the hell?”