Nicki Minaj was accused of bleaching her skin after a photo of her featuring light skin went viral on social media.
In photos circulating on Twitter, the rapper was photographed with her family smiling from ear-to-ear however, fans could not help but note the musician’s eerily light skin colour.
Standing next to her family, the rapper was noticeably shades lighter and if a quick comparison was to be done with her old photos, one could easily see the difference.
The difference did not go unnoticed as fans and critics bashed the singer for changing her skin tone in an attempt to "hate her blackness".
"She hate her blackness, look how bleached her skin is she wants to be white so bad and that is why she calls herself barbie the race card is only valid when is only beneficial to her," one user commented.
"Her skin is getting lighter & lighter she need to lay off the bleaching for a while," another opined.
"Notice how her family is actually black," a third user commented.
"God she has completely bleached herself into a white woman. Tragic," a fourth said.
"Nicki really hates her black skin huh. She looking like Taylor Swift with a BBL now," another criticised.