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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 Inspires Fans After Passing Aretha!!! (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj
Goes Full Tony Robbins with Fans After Blitzing Past Aretha!!!

Nicki Minaj stopped in her tracks Monday night to inspire her fans ... in the wake of eclipsing Aretha Franklin as the woman with the most Billboard Hot 100 Songs of all time. The… READ MORE >

Nicki Minaj's Booty Popping Celebration for Taking Aretha Franklin's Crown (VIDEO)

Nicki Minaj
My Booty Just Took the Crown ... In Your Face, Aretha!

When Nicki Minaj wins, we all win ... especially when she celebrates like this. Nicki just passed Aretha Franklin for the woman with the most Billboard Hot 100 songs of all-time. Her 3 latest… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Nicki Minaj Fires Back at Remy Ma in Diss Track (AUDIO)

Nicki Minaj
Fires Back at Remy 'What Type of Bum Bitch Shoot a friend over a Rack?'

Nicki Minaj put Remy Ma in her crosshairs and called her a failing, traitorous, lying bitch ... with a little help from Drake and Lil Wayne. Nicki dropped 3 tracks, one of which is called "No… READ MORE >

- 46 days ago
Nas Had No Beef with Remy Ma's 'shETHER'

Nas
No Beef with Remy Ma's 'ShETHER'

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- 46 days ago
Nicki Minaj, I Don't Have to Respond to Remy Ma's Lies

Nicki Minaj
I Don't Have to Respond To Remy Ma's Lies

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- 48 days ago
Nicki Minaj Should Stand Down in Remy Ma War, According to Lil Jon (VIDEO)

Lil Jon
Remy Ma's 2nd Diss Track is Overkill But It's Too Late for Nicki

Remy Ma and Nicki Minaj should both back away from the mic, because the damage is done ... according to Lil Jon. When we asked him about Remy's 2nd diss track -- "Another One" -- he admitted… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Remy Ma Torches Nicki Minaj with Second Diss Track (AUDIO)

Remy Ma
Torches Nicki Minaj AGAIN 'Where the f*** is Your Song At?'

Remy Ma dropped another savage diss track directed at Nicki Minaj ... and this time, Remy asks point-blank -- "Where the f*** is your song?" Funk Flex debuted "Another One" Thursday… READ MORE >

- 53 days ago
Le'Veon Bell Gives Diss Track Advice to Nicki Minaj (VIDEO)

Le'Veon Bell
Diss Track Advice to Nicki Minaj

Le'Veon Bell knows all about the diss track game (he recently went after Skip Bayless) ... and now the running back/rapper is offering up some hip-hop wisdom for Nicki Minaj.  The NFL… READ MORE >

- 54 days ago
The Game Leaves Roses for Nicki Minaj (VIDEO)

The Game
I Got Roses for Nicki ... Out of Love or Her Rap Grave?

The Game better not catch anyone speaking ill of Nicki Minaj -- he jumped to her defense, but he might also be acknowledging she got crushed by Remy Ma. We got Game Tuesday night… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago
Nicki Minaj Seeing Red After Remy Ma's Diss (PHOTO GALLERY)

Nicki Minaj
It's All Red Now After Remy Ma Diss Track

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- 56 days ago