Late last night, Trina took to Instagram to address her A&R representative speaking out regarding Nicki Minaj. 

A little overwhelmed right now but tomorrow ????????

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Trina addressed the issue via a video on her Instagram page. “First of all, everybody that knows me knows anything that I gotta say I will say it and address it,” the Miami rapper said.

“I don’t need anybody to speak for me,” Trina continued.

“Second of all, everything that I have to say, I will address it tomorrow, so catch me live. And I will say it one time and one time only,” Trina said, referring to an Instagram Live session.

“I will not repeat myself.”

As we previously reported, Trina’s A&R, Reginal Saunders recently went on a rant regarding Trina’s “BAPS” single featuring Nicki Minaj, and Minaj’s non-response to a request to participate in the video for the track.

“I want to address the issue so bad about this #BAPS record and VIDEO and it’s taking everything inside of me to remain quiet. This isn’t the first time @nickiminaj has pulled this stunt and trust me it’s cool. I can’t get over how fake people can be for a Lil fame, likes and followers,” Saunders wrote.

“When everyone tried to warn me I still gave her the benefit of the doubt. I can’t wait to see how all of this is about to play out because you can’t stop karmas reign, shame on you.. I mostly feel sorry for the #barbs because they have no clue of the deceiver and manipulator their leader is. #igottimetoday #imnotbeingquiet #myvotegoestoCARDIB”

Youtuber Funky Dineva did an exclusive interview with Saunders where he expounded upon the entire situation.

“In the beginning, Nicki was very corresponding. As far as getting the song back to us because she was in Miami. She was in a very dark place at that time. Just living out here. I guess it was only right to connect with Trina,” Saunders explains.

“Trina is a f**king legend at the end of a day. I don’t care how many barbs are out there. If there was no Trina there would be no fat a**es. There would be none of this stuff that’s going on right now. You know Trina don’t have no problems with nobody. So we do the song or whatever, and then Nicki moves back or whatever. We’re trying to put together a great body of work…and Nicki even acknowledged that on her radio show.”

“The correspondence with Nicki then to do the video. Trina was unsuccessful with getting in contact with her. We would text her. Nobody knew where she was. Nicki just fell off the face of the earth. And her process of falling off the face of the earth, nobody knew where she was. She was in a hiatus. Whatever it was whatever she was going through. I know you still got the text from Trina. And one thing about it, people do what they want to do when they want to do it,” Saunders continues.

Saunders went on to say that people started calling him because they got a whiff of the collaboration, and they told him that Nicki wasn’t going to do the video.

Saunders said that he gave her the benefit of the doubt because he worked with her before and he was supportive of her when she blew up.

“I don’t want anyone to think that I’m being bitter, ” Saunders said. “If you don’t want to do a video with the artist then don’t do the song,” Saunders said. “Her excuse is more less going to be like we didn’t have a date or we took too long to do this, but she didn’t even know that there was all of this other stuff going on.”

“It’s not like we were just actually taking our time or pu**yfooting around,” he continued. When Saunders was asked why did he wait to address the issue now, and if it was because Nicki Minaj did the video with Megan Thee Stallion for “Hot Girl Summer,” he said “I am addressing it because as we sit back and we watch. Everybody is watching. Everybody is hitting me up.”

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.