Yeah, we know what you’re thinking. We can sense the side-eyed glances and impending witticisms through out computer monitors. However, Nicki Minaj can rap–when she wants to, of course. It might not be apparent now, but the Jamaica, Queens product can still go toe-to-toe with the best of them when she’s not bedazzling herself in rhinestones and glitter. Here are 10 songs that prove she has pen game, Ellen DeGeneres Show be damned.