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Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

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Famous as :

Rapper

Birth Name :

Onika Tanya Maraj

Birth Date :

December 08, 1982

Birth Place :

Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago

Claim to fame :

Single "Higher Than a Kite" (2008)

Biography


Born on December 8, 1984, Nicki Minaj is an Indo-Asian descent. She grew up in a troubled family with a father who was a drug addict. She studied singing and acting at LaGuardia High School but like many other big stars, she began her singing career as a backing vocalist for other artists.

Her talent was first spotted by Young Money CEO Fendi on MySpace and later was recruited for The Carter Edition of Young Money's "The Come Up" DVD series. Her rapping skill caught Lil Wayne's attention who later on tagged her for a number of collaborations in his mixtapes.

Latest News


Report: Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Split Up

July 31, 2015 22:26:22 GMT

and are no longer a couple. MediaTakeOut broke exclusive report on it, claiming that despite their separation the celebrity duo are still on good terms.
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Taylor Swift Pitted Against Nicki Minaj for Social Media Queen at 2015 Teen Choice Awards

July 31, 2015 06:54:22 GMT

The third and final wave of nominations for the 2015 Teen Choice Awards has been announced. Following their online feud earlier this month, is pitted against in Social Media Queen category. Other nominees in this category include , , and .
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Nicki Minaj: Safaree Samuels Isn't Smart Enough to Ghostwrite for Me

July 30, 2015 08:58:27 GMT

has responded to ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels' claim that he ghostwrote some hits off her latest album "". During a show in Toronto earlier this week, the Young Money raptress made it clear in a profanity-filled rant that "no bitch ass n***a" wrote her bars.
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Video: Meek Mill Booed During Nicki Minaj's 'Pinkprint' Show in Toronto

July 30, 2015 03:05:17 GMT

got booed when 's "The Pinkprint" tour, which has him as a supporting act, came to Toronto on Tuesday, July 28. The rapper, who already angered lots of Canadians when he dissed the country's hero last week, made them even more upset when he showed up onstage two hours late.
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Safaree Samuels Says He Ghostwrote for Nicki Minaj, Disses Meek Mill in New Song 'Lifeline'

July 29, 2015 02:00:20 GMT

Safaree Samuels' feud with ex-girlfriend continues. The rapper has just dropped a new song called "Lifeline" on which he blasts the Young Money raptress as well as her new beau .
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Meek Mill Takes More Shots at Drake During Nicki Minaj's Brooklyn Concert

July 28, 2015 08:56:17 GMT

's war with is apparently not going to end anytime soon. After accusing the Canadian MC of using ghostwriter, the MMG rapper made things worse when he recently performed at girlfriend 's "The Pinkprint" show in Brooklyn, NY.
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Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Get Intimate in 'All Eyes on You' Music Video

July 28, 2015 01:50:01 GMT

can't seem to take his eyes off in the music video for their collaboration, "All Eyes on You". The real-life lovers make an enviable couple as they spend a day cozying up to each other in the visuals which hit the web on Monday, July 27.
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Video: Nicki Minaj Performs on 'GMA', Discusses Twitter Feud With Taylor Swift

July 25, 2015 04:01:12 GMT

In between the shows on her "The Pinkprint" tour, visited "" on Friday morning, July 24. Participating in the show's Summer Concert Series, the raptress performed some of her hits for a big crowd in New York City's Central Park.
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Taylor Swift Apologizes to Nicki Minaj After Feud Over Raptress' MTV VMA Nominations

July 24, 2015 07:01:53 GMT

officially ended feud with . Days after they got involved in a heated argument over the rapper's MTV Video Music Award nomination, the pop superstar apologized to Minaj in a Twitter post and admitted she missed her point.
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Katy Perry Throws Shade at Taylor Swift Following Nicki Minaj Feud

July 23, 2015 01:56:36 GMT

has weighed in on and 's Twitter feud. A day after the latter two had a heated argument over the raptress' MTV Video Music Award nominations, the "Roar" hitmaker took to Twitter to seemingly diss her nemesis Swift.
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Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift in Twitter Feud Over Raptress' MTV VMA Nominations

July 22, 2015 03:10:11 GMT

wasn't too pleased with the three awards she's nominated for at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. The raptress is particularly pissed because her "Anaconda" visuals isn't featured in the Video of the Year category.
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Madonna Releases New Star-Studded Video for 'B**ch I'm Madonna' Remix Ft. Nicki Minaj

July 14, 2015 04:46:14 GMT

dropped on Monday, July 13 a remix to her current single, "B**ch I'm Madonna". Reworked by Sander Kleinenberg, the new version of the track hit the veteran diva's Vevo channel along with its accompanying music video.
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Nicki Minaj Previews Meek Mill's 'All Eyes on You' Music Video With Sexy Photos

July 13, 2015 07:48:53 GMT

has let fans take a peek into the upcoming music video for her boyfriend 's new single "All Eyes on You". Over the weekend, the raptress shared via Instagram several photos from the filming set.
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Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and The Weeknd to Headline Inaugural Billboard Hot 100 Fest

July 11, 2015 05:04:00 GMT

and are set to perform at the first-ever Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival. The two superstars are among headliners for the upcoming two-day event scheduled to take place at New York's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on August 22-23.
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Nicki Minaj Turns Down Meek Mill's Wish for Having Baby in Funny Tweets

July 08, 2015 10:24:35 GMT

was surprised when her beau said he wished she was pregnant in an interview on DJ Whoo Kid's radio show to promote his new album "". The "Anaconda" hitmaker quickly set the record straight about his statement on Twitter.
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Nicki Minaj Suffers a Nip Slip During Performance at Wireless Festival

July 07, 2015 07:53:18 GMT

suffered a wardrobe malfunction while she was performing at Wireless Festival on Sunday, July 5. The raptress accidentally flashed her nipple as she took the stage in a revealing outfit consisting of a black satin bra and matching thong underneath a fishnet bodysuit.
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Nicki Minaj Steals Spotlight While Supporting Meek Mill at Celebrity Basketball Game

June 29, 2015 06:52:38 GMT

stole the attention as she showed up at BET Experience's celebrity basketball game on Saturday afternoon, June 27. The "Night Is Still Young" raptress attended the event taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center to cheer her boyfriend .
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Safaree Samuels Obliquely Blames Nicki Minaj for His BET Awards Red Carpet Ban

June 29, 2015 04:32:49 GMT

Safaree Samuels took to Twitter to tell his followers that he was banned from the BET Awards red carpet. In one of the tweets he posted on Saturday, June 27, the 33-year-old rapper indirectly accused his ex-girlfriend of asking the organizers to ban him from the event.
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BET Awards 2015: Kendrick Lamar and Nicki Minaj Among Early Winners

June 29, 2015 01:12:57 GMT

The 2015 BET Awards was officially kicked off at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 28. opened the event with a powerful live performance of "Alright", the latest single off his "" album. He performed the song on top of a battered cop car with an American flag as the backdrop.
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BET Awards 2015: Zendaya Looks Sultry, Nicki Minaj Shows Off Curves on Red Carpet

June 29, 2015 01:11:15 GMT

was literally shining on the red carpet of the 2015 BET Awards which is currently taking place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. She looked sultry in a bedazzled shirtdress and teamed it with sparkling platform shoes. She also wore a short wig for the occasion.
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Meek Mill Debuts New Track 'All Eyes on You' Ft. Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown

June 27, 2015 01:55:01 GMT

is just a few days away from releasing his long-awaited new album "". To build the anticipation, the rapper has just dropped a new song called "All Eyes on You" featuring his girlfriend and her "Only" collaborator .
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Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Go Shopping Together in 'The Trillest' Video Preview

June 26, 2015 04:29:01 GMT

In anticipation of his long-awaited new album "", has shared a preview of the music video for one of its tracks called "The Trillest". According to the sneak-peek he posted on Instagram on Thursday, June 25, the rapper's girlfriend will make a cameo in the upcoming visuals although she's not featured on the song.
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Meek Mill's New Album Comes Out in Five Days, Will Feature Nicki Minaj and More

June 24, 2015 10:03:09 GMT

wasn't joking when he said a few weeks ago that his long-awaited new album "" would arrive sometime this month. The rapper has just announced that he'll finally drop the record in only five days on June 29.
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Lil Wayne: Drake and Nicki Minaj May Leave Cash Money due to Birdman's Incompetence

June 23, 2015 02:53:23 GMT

The war between and isn't going to end anytime soon. After suing his former mentor and blasting him in numerous occasions over the delay of his "", Tunechi has filed new court documents saying that the Cash Money boss is not competent enough to manage his company's artists like and .
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Madonna Parties With Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry and More in 'B**ch I'm Madonna' Video

June 18, 2015 02:42:32 GMT

's awaited "B**ch I'm Madonna" is finally out. Originally planned for release on Tuesday, June 16, the star-studded visuals directed by Jonas Akerlund hit the web via 's streaming service Tidal the following day. It will also come to her Vevo channel later this week.
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Meek Mill and Ne-Yo Lined Up to Perform at BET Awards

June 17, 2015 06:49:29 GMT

and are the latest additions to the line-up of performers for the 2015 BET Awards. Joining , and , the two are set to hit the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles later this month.
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Madonna Delays New Video, Confirms Beyonce, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry's Appearances

June 17, 2015 02:39:03 GMT

has pushed back the anticipated music video for her newest single "B**ch I'm Madonna". The clip, which was supposed to be released on Tuesday, June 16, is now scheduled to arrive on Wednesday morning.
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Safaree Samuels Says Nicki Minaj Also Cheated on Him During Their Relationship

June 15, 2015 10:03:02 GMT

Responding to the cheating accusation made by his ex-girlfriend on Twitter, Safaree Samuels pointed his finger back at her. The 33-year-old rapper obliquely accused the "Anaconda" hitmaker of cheating too when they were still together.
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Nicki Minaj to Perform at BET Awards

June 15, 2015 03:54:00 GMT

has been announced as the latest performer for the 2015 BET Awards. The "Super Bass" rapper will join and at the 15th annual music awards which will be broadcast live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 28 at 8:00 P.M. ET.
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Nicki Minaj Fires Back at Ex Safaree Samuels After He Dissed Her in Song

June 11, 2015 14:32:09 GMT

reacted to her former boyfriend, Safaree Samuels, after he blasted her in a new song called "Love the Most". She tweeted, "Making a 12 yr relationship work at such young ages? We're BOTH the real MVP. things got rocky at the end but we had a GREAT run. #B4Ujudge."
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