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Celebs were out in full force at LA’s Shrine Auditorium yesterday for A&E and iHeartMedia’s “Shining A Light: A Concert For Progress On Race In America”, an event put together to raise awareness and confront issues of racial tension that are sweeping America to this day. Rocking a chic gold and black Balmain ensemble, Nicki Minaj was joined by countless others including parents-to-be John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, Jamie Foxx, Miguel and Big Sean.

The Raptress recited the late Maya Angelou’s powerful “Still I Rise” piece during an on stage solo appearance and folks from the east to the west of the internet are commenting on how awkward the performance once, but many are also commending her for choosing to recite it.

Watch the video below and let us know what you think!

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