MTV VMAs: Nicki Minaj Twerks, Almost Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction

Nicki Minaj turned up the the extreme.

The 31-year-old rapper kicked off the MTV Video Music Awards with a sexy (and downright wild) performance of "Anaconda."

And as soon as "Anaconda" ended, Minaj attempted to make a quick costume change to perform her other hit single, "Bang Bang."

But once she reappeared onstage with Jessie J and Ariana Grande, Minaj seemed to be a little too focused on keeping her attire on.

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As her collaborators danced around the stage, Minaj was holding the top of her dress to make sure it wouldn't open up.

Looks like someone needed a few extra seconds during her wardrobe change.

And there was also something missing from her performance of "Anaconda": Snakes!

Wearing a bright sequined two-piece outfit, Minaj was able to put on a show filled with twerking, grinding and even a taste of Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back."

But after one of Minaj's backup dancers got bitten by a 6-foot boa constrictor during rehearsals, the rapper opted to pass on the creatures during her live performance.

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