Nicki Minaj Surprises ‘Super Bass’-Singing Princesses on ‘Ellen’
Remember the video of 8-year-old Sophia Grace Brownlee and her friend performing Nicki Minaj‘s ‘Super Bass’? Well, ever since the clip of Brownlee tackling ‘Super Bass’ went viral, everyone has been buzzing about the adorable little Brits — even Nicki Minaj, herself!
The little girls wore the same princess outfits they wore in the video during their visit to ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show.’ Degeneres asked the girls, “You said you love Nicki Minaj, right?” to which they replied “yes,” of course. However, full blown fandemonium broke out when Degeneres asked “Do you want to meet her?” and Minaj walked onto the set to greet the girls.
When the screens opened to reveal Minaj — who was wearing the same outfit she wore to the American Music Awards press conference — Brownlee flipped her lid, running over to the rapper and throwing her arms around Minaj’s neck. The ‘Fly’ hitmaker embraced both girls with a huge smile on her face, showering them with kisses and compliments.
Referring to their amazing ‘Super Bass’ cover, Minaj told the girls, “Within five seconds of seeing this video, I was calling everyone I knew and I was also receiving a billion emails. Everyone is like ‘You have to see this little girl! She blew me away!’” She then pointed to Brownlee’s quiet friend and said, “You know I have a hypeman and you have a hypegirl!”
This meeting is heartwarming and adorable to watch. Minaj was so gracious to meet with the kids, and she advised them to stay in school and put their studies first. One of the best moments of the entire video, however, is seeing the kids’ parents react to Minaj meeting their daughters — one of their dads even busted into tears! Watch them meet Ms. Minaj and perform ‘Super Bass’ with her.
Watch Nicki Minaj Meet the ‘Super Bass’ Girls on ‘Ellen’