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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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Nicki Minaj -- Don't Be Bitter About My Glitter (TMZ TV)

Nicki Minaj
Don't Be Bitter About My Glitter [TMZ TV]

Nikki Minaj posted a picture of the crazy diamond ring her BF Meek Mill gave her -- and then got Insta-blasted by Floyd Mayweather’s girlfriend ... who has the… READ MORE >

Nicki Minaj's Ex Safaree Samuels -- Someone's Leaking Her Nude Pics ... But It Ain't Me

Nicki Minaj's Ex
Someone's Leaking Her Nude Pics ... But It Ain't Me

Someone posing as Safaree Samuels is tweeting out extremely NSFW pics of his ex, Nicki Minaj ... but the rapper is adamant ... he's got nothing to do with it. A rep for Safaree tells TMZ ... he'd… READ MORE >

- 3 days ago
Sen. Marco Rubio -- Put Me in the White House ... I'll Bump EDM & Nicki Minaj

Sen. Marco Rubio
Put Me in the White House I'll Bump EDM & Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is one step closer to twerking in the Rose Garden ... now that Sen. Marco Rubio -- perhaps her most powerful fan -- is officially in the… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Headlining Post-Fight Mega-Bash ... Got $10k For VIP Table?!

Nicki Minaj
Headlining Post-Fight Mega Bash ... Got $10k For VIP Table?!

Nicki Minaj is cashing in on the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight -- headlining a HUUUGE concert after the brawl ... with VIP packages going as high as $10,000-a-pop!  TMZ Sports has learned ...… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- T & A For Everyone ... During Onstage Grope Sesh (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj
T & A For Everyone In Onstage Grope Sesh

// Nicki Minaj didn't get pissed when a female fan grabbed her ass onstage, she got even … with a handful of the fan's boob. Minaj was performing in Frankfurt, Germany over the weekend when… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
Nicki Minaj's Ex Safaree Samuels -- I'm Over Dat Ass ... And Onto K. Michelle's Booty

Nicki Minaj's Ex
I'm Over Dat Ass ... And Onto K. Michelle's Booty

You gotta hand it to Safaree Samuels, he knows what he likes -- because TMZ has learned he has moved on from Nicki Minaj to a new singing booty queen ... K. Michelle.  According to our… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Roadie Dead in Philly Stabbing

Nicki Minaj
Roadie Dead in Philly Stabbing

A member of Nicki Minaj's team was stabbed to death Tuesday night in Philadelphia ... so says Nicki herself. Nicki says 2 members of her crew were stabbed ... one lived. The rapper says the guys… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill -- Touring Together As 'Hottest Rap Couple'

Nicki Minaj & Meek Mill
Touring Together As 'Hottest Rap Couple'

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill have the sexiest plans possible for Valentine's Day -- they're hooking up to make some serious paper together ... and this weekend is just the start.  Sources… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- I Didn't Block Birdman From Party ... Staying Neutral in Lil Wayne Beef

Nicki Minaj
I Didn't Block Birdman ... Staying Neutral in Lil Wayne Beef

Nicki Minaj did NOT diss her boss Birdman by taking sides in his battle with Lil Wayne -- TMZ has learned the Cash Money CEO's denial from her pre-Grammy party was just a case of… READ MORE >

- 69 days ago
Birdman -- DENIED at Nicki Minaj Pre-Grammy Party

Birdman
DENIED at Nicki Minaj Pre-Grammy Party

Birdman and his very big crew were turned away from Nicki Minaj's pre-Grammy party in West Hollywood early Sunday, and cops raced over to make sure things didn't get out of hand. There's talk… READ MORE >

- 70 days ago

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