Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Born in the Saint James district of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in the Queens borough of New York City, she gained public recognition after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over, Sucka Free, and Beam Me Up Scotty. Early in her career, Minaj was known for her colorful costumes and wigs, her distinct flow, and the use of alter egos and accents, primarily British cockney. After signing with Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment in 2009, Minaj released her first studio album, Pink Friday, which peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The album yielded Minaj's first single to reach the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, "Super Bass", which peaked at number three.
|Born:||Onika Tanya Maraj, December 8, 1982, Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Education:||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School|
|Occupation:||Rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, voice actress, model, businesswoman|
|Twitter:||Nicki Minaj's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Nicki Minaj's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Nicki Minaj's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Nicki Minaj's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Nicki Minaj's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes:||Nicki Minaj's Rotten Tomatoes|
|Spotify:||Nicki Minaj's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Nicki Minaj's iTunes|
About Nicki Minaj
Hip-hop artist whose 2010 debut album, Pink Friday, went 4x platinum and had seven singles reach the Billboard's Hot 100 at the same time. Her follow up album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was released in 2012. She became a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol.
Nicki Minaj Before Fame
She played the clarinet in middle school, and worked as a waitress at Red Lobster after her acting career failed to take off. She was fired from Red Lobster for being rude to customers and went on to work as an office manager on Wall Street.
Achievement of Nicki Minaj
In 2012, she provided the voice of Steffie in the film Ice Age: Continental Drift and in 2014, she played a supporting role in the romantic comedy The Other Woman.
Nicki Minaj Family Life
She has brothers named Micaiah, Brandon and Jelani and a sister named Ming. Her mother Carol has worked as a gospel singer and her father Robert has worked for American Express. Her relationship with producer Safaree Samuels ended in 2014. She then dated rappers Meek Mill, Nas and Future. In 2019, she married Kenneth Petty.
Associations of Nicki Minaj
She collaborated with Britney Spears on the song "Till The World Ends."
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