Nicki Minaj suffers wardrobe malfunction at 2014 MTV VMA awards (VIDEO)

Posted at 11:07 PM, Aug 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-25 04:49:22-04

Nicki Minaj helped open the MTV Video Music Awards with a "Bang" on Sunday as she brought her "Anaconda" video to life with a rump-shaking performance and had a wardrobe malfunction when she joined Ariana Grande and Jessie J. on stage.

Minaj first wore a green top and shorts, rapping, dancing and exciting the crowd -- except Rita Ora, who stared blankly when the camera panned by. But when Minaj performed "Bang Bang," the rapper was suddenly subdued as she held the front of her outfit together after a long split appeared.

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