Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Anxiety Struggles on ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Nicki Minaj was James Corden’s first guest post-pandemic for his hit series, Carpool Karaoke. There is a 17 minute episode on YouTube. She performed Anaconda, Adele’s Someone Like You and her verse on Kanye’s Monster. She also shared that she has privately struggled with anxiety. If you follow her on Instagram then you know she chews on ice a lot. She told James that is her way of coping with stress and anxiety. She said her anxiety stems from the constant scrutiny and criticism she faces as a woman in the public eye. Nicki then pulled out a clarinet and started playing it! What is your favorite Nicki Minaj song or verse?