Nicki Minaj’s controversial music video for her newest single “Stupid Hoe” has been unofficially banned from BET. Directed by Hype Williams, the video is undeniably stylish (featuring bright stimulating visuals and complex composition) but it is also equally Nicki’s, because it pushes boundaries with its use of partial nudity and language.

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TMZ spoke to sources at BET who say that the video was banned simply because it’s too explicit for TV.

Don’t expect to catch Nicki Minaj’s latest music video “Stupid H*e” on BET — because TMZ has learned the network is REFUSING to air it.

We spoke with a rep for BET who wouldn’t specify exactly why the network has banned the video — simply saying BET will not be broadcasting it.

But sources at the company tell us, the ban was put in place because the video’s just too explicit for TV.

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