Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj kicked off the MTV Video Music Awards performances with some aggressive booty-shaking — and nearly suffered a major wardrobe malfunction.

After performing her new single "Anaconda," Minaj quickly changed and returned to the stage with Ariana Grande and Jessie J for their song "Bang Bang." But all eyes were on Minaj who was literally holding together her tight black dress as she rapped her verse. 

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So what happened? "We ran out of time getting the dressed zipped up," the performer said backstage, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Later, Minaj added on Instagram:

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