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Nicki Minaj

Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982 or December 8, 1984), known by her stage name Nicki Minaj ( /mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, and voice actress. She was born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago. When she was five years old, she moved to the New York City borough of Queens, where she grew up. Minaj trained as an actress before she released three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009 and signed to Young Money Entertainment. Minaj rose to prominence when she released her debut album, Pink Friday, in November 2010, peaking at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and being certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) a month after its release. She became the first female solo artist to have seven singles on the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time. Her seventh single, "Super Bass" has since been certified quadruple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and has sold more than four million copies, becoming one of the best-selling singles in the United States. Minaj released her second album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, in April 2012, which topped charts internationally, also spawning the top 10

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Skin Specialist to Stars
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A skin specialist who once got into an epic feud with Nicki Minaj is now in jail ... arrested for allegedly masterminding a MURDER FOR HIRE plot.Dawn DaLuise owns her own salon -- Skin Refinery… READ MORE >

Nicki Minaj Sued -- Her Hair Guy Wigs Out

Nicki Minaj
Sued Hair Guy Wigs Out

The guy who credits himself for making Nicki Minaj a bizarre spectacle is now suing the rapper, claiming she stole his wig designs and cheated him out of millions of dollars.Terrence Davidson… READ MORE >

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Cops swarmed the Grammy afterparty thrown by Meek Mill in the Hollywood Hills -- a party so wild it had more than a thousand celebs and actual WILD ANIMALS!!Meek rented out a mansion on Mulholland… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- BREAST BDAY CAKE EVAHH!!

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Mariah Carey
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- 161 days ago
What's The Big Frigin' Difference?

What's the Big Friggin'
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- 194 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Massive Hit 'Starships' Is a Rip-Off ... According to Lawsuit

Nicki Minaj
Huge Hit 'Starships' Is a Rip-Off ... According to Lawsuit

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- 224 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- I Skated On Traffic Ticket

Nicki Minaj
I Skated On Traffic Ticket

Nicki Minaj appears to have gotten a big pass by a starstruck cop who was on the verge of writing the singer a ticket ... until the officer realized who she was about to bust.Nicki tweeted a pic… READ MORE >

- 224 days ago
Ransom to Nicki Minaj -- YOU'RE DISRESPECTFUL ... I Never Said I Wrote Your Songs

Ransom to Nicki Minaj:
YOU'RE DISRESPECTFUL I Never Said I Wrote Your Songs

Nicki Minaj completely OVERREACTED when she blasted her old friend Ransom in public this week ... so says Ransom who tells TMZ the whole beef is one giant misunderstanding. Ransom was out in NYC… READ MORE >

- 259 days ago
Nicki Minaj ANNIHILATES Rapper -- 'Get Off My Metaphorical Penis!'

Nicki Minaj
ANNIHILATES RAPPER 'Get Off My Metaphorical Penis!'

Nicki Minaj WENT BALLISTIC last night -- dropping some atomic hatred on a rapper who may have been talking smack about her ... depending on who you believe. The drama involves a rapper named… READ MORE >

- 260 days ago

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