Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Nicki Minaj's 'Only' Video Features the Most Awkward Product Placement of All Time

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

At minute 3:25, Nicki Minaj gives this possibly dead man purpose, gives him hope, as the carrier of the all-important Beats by Dre Beats Pill speaker. See Minaj lean over and saucily turn on the immobile man accessory. Beats by Dre, making worthless carcasses useful again since 2012.