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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 Possibly Over and Out

Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill
Possibly Over and Out

It's smellin' like a breakup between Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj. Both Nicki and Meek performed separately in Miami for New Year's Eve, and they also partied separately afterward. Nicki performed at… READ MORE >

Nicki Minaj Replaces Jennifer Lopez at New Year's Eve Gig (PHOTO)

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

Nicki Minaj is coming to the rescue of a Miami nightclub -- saving a New Year's Eve event by replacing Jennifer Lopez and doing it for significantly less dough. We're told E11even nightclub… READ MORE >

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

Nicki Minaj
Yo Kylie, Remember This Sweet Beach House?

If the walls of Nicki Minaj's Turks & Caicos birthday rental could talk, they'd whisper something about Kylie Jenner's ass celebration on the same $35 million estate. Nicki's been there… READ MORE >

- 107 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

Nicki Minaj is getting more than social media backlash for posting video of a woman losing it in Miami -- now a mental health organization is dressing her down for allegedly mocking the… READ MORE >

- 115 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

***WARNING EXPLICIT LYRICS*** The Game is going after Meek Mill with some serious threats in a new diss track ... telling Meek to watch his back, letting him know he's gonna have… READ MORE >

- 195 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

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill are back on the West Coast and their first order of business is moving into a boss mansion together in Bev Hills. Sources tell TMZ ... Nicki and Meek are dropping $30k a… READ MORE >

- 224 days ago
Nicki Minaj & Meek Mill -- Chill in Strip Club While Rae Sremmurd Blows Stacks (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj & Meek Mill
Chill in Strip Club While Rae Sremmurd Blows Stacks!!

Meek Mill and Nicki Minaj could learn a few things from Rae Sremmurd ... when it comes to strip club turn ups. Nicki and Meek hit up Ace of Diamonds in L.A., and while they looked like they were… READ MORE >

- 275 days ago
Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj -- 'Free at Last' Party at Playhouse (VIDEO)

Meek Mill, Nicki Minaj
'Free at Last' Party at Playhouse

Meek Mill has left the house ... which is reason to celebrate with GF Nicki Minaj. Meek hosted "Return of Meek Mill" Friday night at Playhouse nightclub in Hollywood.  He and Nicki didn't… READ MORE >

- 285 days ago
Nicki Minaj Blasts Her Ex ... Get a Job, Get Off MY Money! (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj
Blasts Her Ex ... Get a Job and Get Off MY Money!

Nicki Minaj is on one with her ex bf Safaree Samuels -- ripping him for being a deadbeat who's leeching off her success -- and TMZ has learned it's all over a lawsuit he's threatening to file.… READ MORE >

- 323 days ago
Nicki Minaj's Ex Safaree Samuels -- I Got a New Nikki (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj's Ex
I Got a New Nikki

Nicki Minaj's ex BF Safaree Samuels definitely has a type -- well endowed (front and back) chicks named Nicki ... or Nikki. We got Safaree and Nikki Mudarris from "Love & Hip Hop:… READ MORE >

- 325 days ago

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