Throwback Thursday, Grammys Edition: When Nicki Minaj Met Snooki

The unlikely duo had a lot to gab about, but mostly just hair poufs and a love of leopard print.

So, Snooki and Nicki Minaj walk into a bar...

OK people, it could really happen! Need proof? MTV News is celebrating #TBT with a look back at the 2011 Grammy Awards, when the "Jersey Shore" star co-hosted MTV's red carpet livestream with Sway. Who knew that the future mommy would find a BFF in Nicki Minaj?

The duo chatted about fashion, hair poufs and a love of "f---ing ferocious" leopard print on the red carpet. Minaj even spilled the beans on her Valentine's Day plans with Pauly D. Check out the clip to get in on the girl-crush action.

Stick with MTV News all week as we cover all things Grammys, and don't miss Sway, Jim Shearer and Nicole Byer as they report live from Sunday's red carpet. The mayhem kicks off at 3 p.m. ET on,, and