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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 -- Mum on Marrying Meek Mill

Nicki Minaj
Mum on Marrying Meek

Nicki Minaj did not reciprocate when she took the stand on behalf of her beleaguered boyfriend Meek Mill ... saying NOTHING about marrying him. Meek's freedom is on the line, because he violated… READ MORE >

Meek Mill -- Pleads with Judge ... Nicki Minaj Won't Marry a Criminal or Bum

Meek Mill
Pleads with Judge Nicki Won't Marry a Criminal or Bum

Meek Mill is in court right now fighting for his freedom and his girl ... his lawyer's telling the judge Nicki Minaj "would not marry a criminal or a bum." Meek is in court on a probation… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- NOT Happy Birthday from Her Ex, Safaree (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj
NOT Happy Birthday ... From Ex, Safaree

Nicki Minaj might have a fabulous birthday today, but it won't be because her ex-fiancee Safaree Samuels wished her one. We got Safaree in NYC, where he was happy to talk about his new mixtape,… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Has Her Brother's Back After Rape Arrest

Nicki Minaj
Has Brother's Back After Rape Arrest

Nicki Minaj stepped up to bail out her brother Jelani Maraj ... after his arrest for raping a preteen. Nicki put a $100,000 bond to get Maraj out of jail Friday in Nassau County, NY. He stands… READ MORE >

- 146 days ago
Nicki Minaj's Brother -- Charged with Rape

Nicki Minaj
Brother Charged with Rape

Nicki Minaj's brother, Jelani Maraj, has been charged with first degree rape. Maraj allegedly raped a 12-year-old ... this according to Newsday. Nicki is close to her older brother, and even paid… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Fabulous Parting Gift from Safaree ... A Lawsuit!

Nicki Minaj
Fabulous Parting Gift From Safaree ... A Lawsuit!

Nicki Minaj is about to get sued by her ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels, and he's gunning for a fortune. Sources connected with Safaree tell us he wants a cut from 3 of Nicki's hugely successful… READ MORE >

- 165 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Got $236k for 34 Minute Club Appearance ... Lawsuit Claims

Nicki Minaj
Got $236k for 34 Minute Club Appearance ... Lawsuit Claims

She was late .... for a very important date -- so claims a Vegas nightclub which is suing for a refund on the $236,000 it paid Nicki Minaj after she allegedly botched a club appearance after the… READ MORE >

- 168 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Wheelchair Org Wants Her to Make Good ... Come Roll With Us!

Nicki Minaj
Wheelchair Org Wants Her to Make Good ... Come Roll With Us!

Nicki Minaj has a chance to make amends with the disabled community if she agrees to roll alongside a wheelchair group in a Christmas parade. Freedom 2 Roll co-founder Joe Martinez tells us… READ MORE >

- 170 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Wands a Wheelchair-Bound Person to Walk

Nicki Minaj
Wands a Wheelchair-Bound Person to Walk

Nicki responded on social media saying the person in the wheelchair is her friend and is not disabled. Nicki Minaj has pissed off some people after posting a video of her wearing a fairy costume… READ MORE >

- 180 days ago
Nicki Minaj -- Takes Heat for Posting and Showing Dismay Over Cosby Costumes

Nicki Minaj
Taking Heat for Posting and Showing Dismay Over Cosby Costumes

Nicki Minaj stirred up some Halloween controversy by re-posting a pic showing someone in a Bill Cosby costume having his way with an unconscious female. Nicki posted it to show her dismay,… READ MORE >

- 180 days ago

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