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Nicki Minaj

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Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church. Minaj went to LaGaurdia High School and studied singing and acting. She was first spotted by the CEO of Young Money, and was later recruited for The Carter Edition of Young Money's own "The Come Up" DVD series. Her rapping skills caught the eyes of Lil Wayne who later worked with her for many collaborations with his mixtapes. In April 2007, Minaj released her first mixtape "Playtime Is Over". One year later she made another mixtape "Sucka Free" which made her Female Artist of the Year at the Underground Music Awards. In 2009 she made her third mixtape "Beam Me Up Scotty" which got positive reviews from BET and MTV. To date, Nicki has released 3 platinum selling studio albums, Pink Friday, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, and the most recent The Pinkprint  See full bio on IMDb »

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Nicki Minaj and Nas Are Busy But Still Going Strong As a Couple

Nicki Minaj & Nas
Busy Love Birds But Still Going Strong!

Nas and Nicki Minaj were all over each other for his birthday, and even though we don't see this kinda PDA from them everyday ... we've learned the power couple links up way more than ya… READ MORE >

Cardi B Celebrates 'Bodak Yellow' Success with Hard Sex

Cardi B
Celebrates 'Bodak Yellow' Success With Hard Sex

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- 16 days ago
Safaree Grieves Uncle's Murder, Hasn't Heard from Nicki Minaj

Safaree
Grieving Uncle's Murder ... No Word from Nicki

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- 25 days ago
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Blac Chyna
I Wanna Be The Next Nicki Minaj

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- 53 days ago
Future, Nicki Minaj Have The Baddest VIP Table In Miami

Future & Nicki Minaj
Baddest VIP Table $20k of Champagne!

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- 56 days ago
Meek Mill Takes Shot at Nicki Minaj On New Track

Meek Mill
Done with Drake ... Takes Shot at Nicki On New Track

Meek Mill dropped Nicki Minaj like a fly and buzzed off, not the other way around ... at least that's how his latest lyrics make it sound. Meek dropped his "Wins & Losses" album… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
Nicki Minaj & Blac Chyna Team Up for Yo Gotti Music Video

Nicki Minaj & Blac Chyna
Working Together for Music Vid!

Blac Chyna might not be on Nicki Minaj's level, but she came close Wednesday night on the set of a new music video. They were both in Miami to shoot cameos in Yo Gotti's "Rake It Up"… READ MORE >

- 67 days ago
Safaree Samuels Doesn't Want to be Asked About Meek Beef, Nicki Diss

Safaree Samuels
Don't Ask About Meek Beef, Nicki Diss But I'll Ask You!!!

Safaree Samuels couldn't care less about Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, Nas or anyone else even arguably connected to Friday's ambush that sent him running ... at least that's what he wants us… READ MORE >

- 89 days ago
Nicki Minaj Moving On with Nas, Doesn't Care About Meek Mill and Safaree's Drama

Nicki Minaj
Meek, Safaree Who? I'm Moving On with Nas!

Nicki Minaj couldn't care less about her 2 exes' drama over BET weekend ... 'cause she's got a new hip-hop king to occupy her mind. Sources close to Nicki tell TMZ she hasn't batted an eyelash… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
Nicki Minaj Clubbing with Birdman, and Meek Mill's There Too (PHOTO GALLERY)

Nicki Minaj
Clubbin' with Birdman Meek Mill Looks On

Nicki Minaj and Birdman hit up da club together ... and it appears they were looking down on her ex. Nicki and Birdman partied upstairs in the VIP section of LIV in Miami Sunday night.… READ MORE >

- 119 days ago
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