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Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, Flo Rida Spend Time with Fans for Thanksgiving

By Lisa Marsh | November 21, 2012 8:59am

NEW YORK CITY — Nothing says the holidays like hip-hop.

Though not a tradition like visiting the Rockefeller Center tree or sitting on Santa's lap, pop stars have let the spirit of the season take over and are sharing themselves with their fans.

Rihanna took over the Best Buy Theater in Times Square Tuesday to meet with fans in conjunction with the release of her new record "Unapologetic."

Nicki Minaj traveled to her adopted hometown of Queens to launch her new fragrance, "Pink Friday." The hip-hop star set up shop at Macy's at the Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst to greet her fans and sell the scent.

Ke$ha, fresh from a rousing performance at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles over the weekend, took her act on the road to Rockefeller Center, performing on "Today" Tuesday morning.

And Flo Rida is definitely working the holiday spirit with Stayc Reigns. The duo set up shop in front of Macy's in Herald Square to rehearse for their performance in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade Thursday.