When Nicki Minaj says that she was being blackballed from the radio she was not lying. DJ Envy confirms he was indeed blackballing Nicki Minaj, refusing to play her records, because of her beef with DJ Self. Charlamagne addressed it on the show by saying that the only person not playing her tracks are DJ Envy.
On Monday, gave some air time to by playing some freestyles she put out this past weekend on her Apple music show, Queen Radio .
After that, the co-hosts discussed DJ Envy 's prior aversion to airing Minaj's music. The segue to this discussion came afterthey played the lyrics "And then they say 'You know, it's time to drop your single' I said 'Noooo/ You know radio already tried to blackball a b*tch," were heard by all.
At that point Charlamagne Tha God lit a match under the convo by saying "DJ Envy is the only DJ blackballing you. That is a fact." He then asked his co-host to elaborate, on-air, about something that he had said regarding the subject, off-air. At that point DJ Envy admitted that "I thought I was the only that wasn't playing her record," in reference to the issues that Minaj had with Envy's fellow DJ fraternity member, DJ Self.
You can read all about that with this throwback article from August 2018: right here .
In response to his stated reasoning, Charlamagne called that justification "wack" and a "shame," since both Envy and Minaj came out of Queens. Watch below and react accordingly: Thanks for the tea Complex!