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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 -- Bamboobles Her Ass Critics

Nicki Minaj
BamBOOBles Her Ass Critics

Nicki Minaj knows the game ... you want people to stop talking about a bizarre photo of your booty -- you gotta give 'em a perfect pic of something else. Hmm, half-exposed yabbos oughta do… READ MORE >

Nicki Minaj -- Forget My Weird Butt ... Check Out My Underboob!

Nicki Minaj
Forget My Weird Butt Check Out My Underboob!

Nicki Minaj attempted to erase the bizarre butt cheeks image Friday night in France ... by flashing a whole lotta underboob.Minaj hit up Club 79 in Paris after a surprise appearance at Beyonce's… READ MORE >

- 99 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Check Out Her ... Butt??? (PHOTO)

Nicki Minaj
Check Out Her ... Butt???

Nicki Minaj took a seat during her performance at Tuesday night's "Fashion Rocks" event in Brooklyn ... and if you know what's going on with her butt in this photo, you know more than we do. She's… READ MORE >

- 101 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Anaconda (The Fart Remix)

Nicki Minaj
Anaconda (The Fart Remix)

Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" music video is filled with ass -- but now, thanks to the glorious power of the Internet (and some editing software) ... it's also got a lot of gas.A comedy duo out of… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- BS No Time to Zip ... Wardrobe Malfunction STAGED

Nicki Minaj
BS No Time to Zip Wardrobe Malfunction STAGED

Nicki Minaj CLAIMS her dress was unzipped during her performance at the VMAs because she didn't have enough time to get ready ... but that's BS -- she pulled the same stunt during… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- My VMA Performance Would Have Been Better With My Anaconda

Nicki Minaj
I Missed My Snake During VMA Performance

Nicki Minaj delivered a killer performance Sunday night at the VMAs, but she says it would have been better if she'd had a live snake on stage with her as planned ... ya know, before it bit… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Snake Gets Booted Hours Before VMAs

Nicki Minaj
Snake Gets Booted Hours Before VMAs

Nicki Minaj's would be "Anaconda" co-star -- the snake that bit a dancer during Friday's rehearsal -- did not get the chance to strike a second time … and TMZ got the shot of the… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Anaconda Snake Bites Dancer During VMA Rehearsal

Nicki Minaj
Anaconda Bites Dancer During VMA Rehearsal

A 6-foot long snake -- believed to be an anaconda -- just bit a dancer during a VMA run-through for Sunday's show ... TMZ has learned.Nicki Minaj was on stage performing her hit, "Anaconda" when a… READ MORE >

- 120 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Sued For NBA Party Tardiness ... $50,000 Payday Stake

Nicki Minaj
Sued For NBA Party Tardiness $50K Payday At Stake

Nicki Minaj is being sued because time is money -- and NBA All-Star party promoters say she took $50,000 to make a one hour appearance, but came late and left early.According to the court docs ...… READ MORE >

- 129 days ago
Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj & Taylor Swift -- Smells Like a Rip-Off ... Perfume Co. Sues Over Celeb Fragrances

Justin, Nicki & Taylor
Smells Like a Total Rip-Off Perfume Co. Sues Over Celeb Fragrances

Something stinks in the perfume world -- someone is trying to cash in on the huge success of Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift's signature fragrances and cosmetics ... allegedly by… READ MORE >

- 165 days ago

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