14 Nicki Minaj Songs That Will Leave You Emotional

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Nicki Minaj is one of the top female rappers of all time. Nicki’s most famous songs have had a fair share of backlash from the public, and honestly, that cannot be her fault because she has some great songs that are not as popular.

Here are some emotional songs by Nicki Minaj that will get you into your emotions. Check the playlist on Spotify.

1. I lied – Nicki Minaj

“I Lied Song” is a song on Nicki Minaj’s third studio album, Pinkprint, which was released on December 15th, 2014. The song is about falling in love with someone who hurts you, but you put on a brave face to keep your heart from breaking..

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Even though I said I didn’t love you (Love you, love you)
I lied, I lied
Even though I said I didn’t need you
I lied, I lied

2. The Crying Game Nicki Minaj Ft Jessie Ware

“The Crying Game” is also a song on the PinkPrint album that was released in December 2014 as well. The song is about the emotional roller coaster brought about by the end of a relationship.

I could’ve given everything
Don’t wanna let the tears begin
We’re back to playing
The crying game

3. All things Go – Nicki Minaj

Also, from the Pink Prink album, “All Things Go” is probably the most emotional song by Nicki Minaj. It is about cherishing the things and people around us because they all go.

I feel one minute, yeah we got it then it’s gone
While we keep waiting for a moment to live for
So can’t nobody ever tell me that I’m wrong
‘Cause I’ma ride out with you still the night is young

4. Regret In Your Tears – Nicki Minaj

This single by Nicki was released in 2017. Well, the song is not as emotional as some of the songs in this playlist. However, it will definitely help you get over your break-up.

Look at you now, stuck in the background
Silence right now sounds so loud
Tried to let you go, you come back ’round
Look at you now, stuck in the background

5. Bed of Lies – Nicki Minaj Ft, Skyler Grey

Bed of Lies is also a single on the Pinkprint album. It is about being heartbroken by the person you gave your all to and you are left wondering if they are hurting as much as you are.

Do you ever think of me when you lie?
Lie down in your bed, your bed of lies
And I knew better than to look in your eyes
They only pretend you would be mine

6. Put You In A Room – Nicki Minaj

The song is about a person falling out of love while their partner is still deeply in love with them. This song is also a single from the Pinkprint album.

Oh, why you take it like that?
Now you wanna leave and never come back
I don’t control you, I ain’t never say that
Can’t give up on you, baby, we go way back

7. Pills ‘n Portions

Also from the Pinkprink album from 2014, “Pills and Portions” is about ungrateful people who only use you to benefit them.

Ayo, they could never make me hate you
Even though what you was doin’ wasn’t tasteful
Even though you out here lookin’ so ungrateful
I’ma keep it movin’ be classy and graceful

8. Monalisa

Also from the Print album.

He ain’t worried about me
And I don’t pick up dead leaves
He ain’t worried about me

9. Can Anybody Hear Me

“Can anybody hear me”, is a single by Nicki released on 14th May 2021.

Dear God, I am only what you made me
And I appreciate everything that you gave me
But like, I don’t wanna do it no more
Sort of lost sight of what I’m doin’ it for

10. I’m the Best

The song “I’m the best” is from the Pink Friday album, released in 2010. It is basically a self-motivational song about rising to the top.

I remember when I couldn’t buy my mother a couch
Now I’m sitting at the closing, bought my mother a house
You could never understand why I grind like I do
Micaiah and Jelani why I grind like I do

11. Save me

This song is also from the 2010 Album, Pink Friday. Save me is a song calling your own spirit to save you. It is indeed an emotional song.

I drove for miles just to find you and find myself
All these screams, all these voices in my head
You gave me strength, gave me hope for a lifetime
I never was satisfied

12. Catch me

Another emotional pink Friday song.

I have given my all
Funny how you could always make me feel small
I have given my all
Catch me catch me

13. Still, I Rise

“Still, I Rise” was released on April 18th, 2009. This is a masterpiece about making it to the top against all odds.

Keep my eyes on the prize, see my haters, tell ’em hi
One day you’ll remember this, one day when we reminisce
Nothing I do ever is good enough for the music biz
Still, I rise, still, I fight, still, I might crack a smile

14. Fly ft Rihanna

The song “Fly” by Nicki Minaj feat. Rihanna was released on August 30th, 2011. It is a song about going after your goals fearlessly.

Must be surprising, I’m just summarising
I win, thrive, soar, higher, higher, higher
More fire
I came to win, to fight, to conquer, to thrive
I came to win, to survive, to prosper, to rise

See also

  1. 40 Emotional songs about domestic violence.
  2. 50 Father Daughter Songs.
  3. 10 songs For independent women.
  4. Songs for when you want your ex back.
  5. 10 Songs for when they try to dim your shine.

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