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Although she hasn't yet revealed the video's entire concept, behind-the-scenes footage of the shoot showed Kim rocking a blonde wig, and fur coat, surrounded by a bevy of fans, as she spit her flow against Minaj. "We're trying to keep it under raps," said the video's director Picture Perfect. "Kim had a record she wanted us to do for 'Clap Clap,' she got this whole crew I.R.S. [International Rock Star] so we was working on that." The pint-sized emcee is set to release the new track on the I.R.S. mixtape which drops next month, before releasing her own tape and full-length album.
Kim has been on a full-fledged promotional tirade against Minaj for months, which has in turn produced buzz around her own projects. Aside from releasing the diss record, during a New Year's Eve party, Kim blasted Minaj and singer Keyshia Cole for the song 'I Ain't Thru.' According to Kim, the track -- which acted as the lead single of Cole's fourth album 'Calling All Hearts' -- was a rip off of Mary J. Blige's 'I Can Love You,' which Kim is featured on. Ironically, Kim and Cole worked together in the past, which prompted the 35-year-old to recant her original rant. "Let me address some things since the media is blowing s--- outta proportion," she tweeted. "I've always had love 4 @keyshiacole but I would have never let anyone catch [wreck] on her on my track cause keyshia was my friend in my eyes. All i was saying on NYE was me & @maryjblige do what we do & are who we are. & when me n mary collab its always a movie. That's my sister."
Regardless of her motives, Kim's undying animosity towards Minaj continues to fall on deaf ears in the Young Money camp. Aside from a couple of comments regarding the matter, and a rip against Kim on the track 'Roman's Revenge,' Minaj continues to focus on her own career, recently hitting the 1 million mark in sales of her debut 'Pink Friday.'
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