Now we know what really goes into a Beyonce/Nicki Minaj performance, thanks to footage of the duo rehearsing "Feeling Myself" for their live performance of the track during TIDAL’s 10/20 benefit concert.
Posted Monday on Beyonce’s Facebook page, the minute-long clip titled “Ice Grill” shows Bey challenging Nicki to a face off. “By the way, ice grill me as long as you can. Let’s have a contest. Let’s see who cracks first. I have a feeling I’m going to crack first,” she says to Minaj during the rehearsal.
A second clip was later posted Monday on Beyonce’s YouTube page showing additional footage of Queen Bey revamping Prince’s “Darling Nikki,” into a new Nicki Minaj-inspired version, aptly titled “Darling Nicki (Minaj).”
“I met this girl named Nicki, I guess you can say she was the rap queen,” Bey sung. "I met her in the studio lobby, but her booty looked bigger in them magazines. She said, ‘Bey will you jump on this song of mine,’ how could I resist when I heard little Nicki rhyme.”
Check out more of Beyonce and Nicki Minaj’s behind-the-scenes footage of “Feeling Myself” in the clips below.
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