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Decoding Katy Perry’s Ill-Phrased Tweet about Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj

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Katy Perry has weighed in on the debate sparked by Taylor Swift’s defensive, tone-deaf exchange with Nicki Minaj, who at the time was calling out pop music’s racial bias in light of yesterday’s VMA nominations. Unfortunately, Perry’s tweet is confusing to read, due to its lack of punctuation and awkward phrasing. Shade can only be as effective as its syntax, after all.
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Diddy Reunites Bad Boy, Nicki Minaj Wins Big, and Kendrick Lamar Gives Powerful Performance at the BET Awards

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Last night’s BET Awards ceremony was brimming with gems, the largest of which was the reunion of Bad Boy artists — including Mase, 112, Faith Evans, Lil’ Kim and Diddy himself, (they were also joined by Pharrell, The Lox and French Montana) — performing an array of their hits: “Hypnotize,” “Feels So Good,” “Peaches and Cream,” “Never Knew Love Like This Before,” and “It’s All About The Benjamins.”
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