Nicki Minaj Doesn’t Understand Camp But It’s Not Her Fault

The first Monday in May has come and gone but the internet is still critiquing the outfits our favorite celebrities wore on the Met Gala\'s pink carpet. While the curators of this year\'s exhibit arguably ignored black camp and centered whiteness, we were still eager to see what our favorite rappers would wear to honor the theme. Because as Essence magazine editor-in-chief Constance White told Refinery29 earlier this month, rappers love camp. “Rappers are interesting,\" White said at the time. \"I never know when they are deadly serious or going for high camp.”Rapper Nicki Minaj walked the Met Gala red carpet on Monday, wearing a pink Prabal Gurung dress with a sweeping train and a jeweled overlay on the bodice. When asked about the inspiration for her look, she revealed she wasn\'t well-versed in camp style, despite being a camp style icon herself. \"This is by Prabal Gurung, and this is how he interpreted camp, I guess,\" she said. \"He established that for me, so the camp stuff, that\'s