The new Ariana Grande ‘Side to Side’ video features Nicki Minaj. Find out what the song is about and watch the song come to life below. Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj teamed up again for “Side to Side” and performed the new song last Sunday at the 2016 MTV VMAs. The official video released on GUESS.com after the performance. Ariana sported the store’s new athletic line in the video. According to the Republic Records press release, the song is part of their partnership with GUESS called GUESS Music.The video takes place inside a gym warehouse. Ariana and other female dancers ride exercise bicycles and dance in the locker room.
When Nicki Minaj raps her verse, they are in the sauna surrounded by men. However, the guys look as if they are mannequins. The chorus starts with: “I’ve been here all night. I’ve been here all day. And boy, you got me walking side to side.” Yes, you probably guessed correct. This song has sexual references. She said the lyric about “riding leading to soreness. Ride d**k bicycle’ is the lyric, indeed” (via MTV). She lets Nicki Minaj say that line in her verse. In addition, Nicki’s verse also includes: “Body smoking, so they call me young Nicki chimney. Rappers in they feelings cause they feelin’ me. To end her verse, she raps: I’m the queen of rap, young Ariana run pop.”