Nicki Minaj. Picture: Instagram

Let’s be honest: Nicki Minaj is going through some things. 

We’re not sure if it’s because she is slowly being eclipsed by Cardi B’s shine. 

The 'Bed' rapper is eccentric and we accept that but one thing we could always count on is that she's an incredible lyricist… well, until recently, that is.

First, she spat some questionable bars on 'Chun-Li' and 'Barbie Tingz' in April. 

Followed by the release of 'Bed' and 'Rich Sex' during the same week in June —  both tracks received lukewarm responses from the Barbz.

Then she decided to jump onto Ella Mai’s 'Boo’d Up' along with Migos member, Quavo. But even that remix didn’t pop, which begs the question: Is Nicki losing her Midas touch?

While you ponder that, just know: all is not lost when it comes to the 'Boo’d Up' remixes. One artist who has really come through with his version is T-Pain. 

True to his persona, he turns the boo into booty and brings his autotune along for the ride. This remix - or T-mix - sounds so good, it feels like T-Pain should have been on the original, to begin with.