The music video for “Anaconda” by Nicki Minaj has surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube. Although Minaj accounts of five other YouTube videos that have exceeded the threshold of one million views, the “Anaconda” is special. On 3 April, the video for the crowns was the first rap artist soloist ever to reach the finish line.The singer has teamed up with Katy Perry and Rihanna as the only female artists who have made this kind.
Directed by Colin Tilley and filmed in two days in Los Angeles, the video hyper-sexual was premiered on VEVO via YouTube on 19 August 2014. Nicki has shared at midnight and in just 24 hours, reaching as much as 19.6 million views. It became the video’s most-watched in 24 hours on the platform.Since then, he has been beaten only by the “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift.
For the first time on The Pinkprint, the winner of the double platinum in 2014, the “Anaconda” he has earned many awards. The first-ever to have set the record view in only 24 hours on VEVO. He has recorded well 19.6 million. Since then, he has been beaten only by the “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift. Also is certified 6X platinum by the RIAA, and is on the 13th place in the ranking “the music video of the decade” by Billboard.
At the time of its release, six years ago, it was the event’s most talked for days. Journalists have written pieces of thought based on her femininity, which were made parodies, and the Internet has created millions of meme bootylicious circulating on each social media site. Minaj, at the time, stated that the video promoted the emancipation of sex, especially for curvy women.