Nicki Minaj Apologized to T-Pain for Ghosting on His 2007 Collaboration Request Recently on T-Pain’s podcast, he shared a story of Nicki Minaj ghosting him in 2007 when he was trying to get her for his own project. He said Nicki responded to him, hey I’m an artist too and I’m working on my own sh– A clip of the interview was posted on a blog site and Nicki responded in the comments. I don’t remember this at all but it definitely sound like something I would say. OMG what was I thinking? Chile I use to be buggin. I have nothing but respect for your talent. She then thanked him for clearing Go Hard for her Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape.