I never really considered myself a fan of Nicki Minaj, but after watching this footage of the rap diva as she so eloquently talks about the need for women to stand up for themselves, I may just have to reconsider my opinion.

WARNING: There is some colorful language in this video even with all of the bleeps. But there are also some gold nuggets of wisdom that make it worth a watch. Watch it and let me know what you think.

Watch: Nicki Minaj on feminism and 'bossing up'
American rapper Nicki Minaj offers unscripted words of wisdom on why women should stand up for themselves.