Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’ is a song from her upcoming third studio album, The Pinkprint (2014). Anaconda was released on August 4, 2014 by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records as the second single from the record.Production for the track was handled by Polow Da Don, Anonymous and Da Internz.In 2012, the song was originally recorded by five-time Grammy Award-winning musician Missy Elliott, however due to undisclosed reasons Elliott shelved the track and was then re-recorded by Minaj.
Anaconda video however, has attracted about 68,340,569 views in 6 Days! We’ve also heard that A 6-foot-long boa constrictor named Rocky stole the show Friday during a rehearsal for Nicki Minaj’s performance of “Anaconda” at the MTV Video Music Awards when he bit a backup dancer in the arm, according to a statement from MTV.
According to Wikipedia, Anaconda video was shot in Los Angeles, California by Colin Tilley and was released on August 19, 2014. The video features a cameo appearance by Drake.
The video broke the 24-hour record on VEVO by accumulating 19.6 million views in its first day of release, beating the 19.3 million 24-hour record previously held by Miley Cyrus for the music video of her song “Wrecking Ball” in 2013.
In a review of Minaj’s video, Lucas Villa of AXS writes, “It’s butts abound in her bananas clip for ‘Anaconda.
Take a look!