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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 Meek Mill's Breakup, What Went Down

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Birthday Blowup Led to Breakup

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill broke up after a nuclear fight during her birthday weekend last month ... and it wasn't about cheating. Sources close to the ex-couple tell us ... they weren't… READ MORE >

Nicki Minaj's Ex Safaree Down for Reunion, Says Meek Mill Killed Her Bottom Line

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Down for Reunion ... Meek Was Bad for Her Biz

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- 14 days ago
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Meek Mill
Nicki Needs to Dress Better If She's Leaving Me

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- 14 days ago
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- 15 days ago
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Possibly Over and Out

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- 16 days ago
Nicki Minaj Replaces Jennifer Lopez at New Year's Eve Gig (PHOTO)

Nicki Minaj
Replaces J Lo for New Year's Eve Gig

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- 28 days ago
Nicki Minaj Rents Same Turks & Caicos House As Kylie Jenner (PHOTO GALLERY)

Nicki Minaj
Yo Kylie, Remember This Sweet Beach House?

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- 37 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Mental Health Org Fires Back ... Miami Video Is No Joke (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj
Mental Health Org Fires Back ... Miami Video Is No Joke

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- 45 days ago
The Game -- Diss Track Threatens 'Snitch' Meek Mill ... Wants to Bang Nicki Minaj (AUDIO + VIDEO)

The Game Diss Track
Threatens 'Snitch' Meek Mill ... Wants to Bang Nicki Minaj

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- 126 days ago
Nicki Minaj & Meek Mill -- Relationship Moving Forward ... by Moving into Bev Hills (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj & Meek Mill
Relationship Moving Forward ... By Moving into Bev Hills

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- 155 days ago

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