Check out this visual video with Ernie, Shaq, Kenny, Grant, and Nicki Minaj as they rap it out on Inside the NBA! So it was that Nicki Minaj added to her memorable and illustrious career by cyphering with the cast of TNT's Inside the NBA. Nicki Minaj joined the Inside the NBA crew on Thursday night, which led to a cypher involving Kenny Smith, Grant Hill, Shaquille O'Neal, and Nicki Minaj. Nicki Minaj spits some bars while visiting Inside The NBA, the others, not so much lol. Check out the video below.