Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj

Minaj at The 2010 MTV Music Awards
Background information
Born December 8, 1982 (1982-12-08) (age 31)
Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Origin New York City, New York, United States
Genres Hip Hop, R&B, pop
Occupations Rapper, singer, songwriter
Years active 2004 – present [1]

Onika Tanya Maraj (born 8 December 1982), known by her stage name Nicki Minaj. She is a Trinidadian rapper, singer and songwriter. In August 2009, Minaj signed to Young Money Entertainment with distribution from Universal Motown. Her debut album, Pink Friday, was released on 9 November 2010. She is known for her strange style, funny voices and characters she uses in her music. Her second album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded was released on 3 April 2012. She has recently been featured as a judge on American Idol. She began working on her third album in 2013. She is in the 2014 film The Other Woman. Minaj released a new single called "Chi-Raq" in April 2014.

Minaj is the first and only female rapper to be Forbes's Hip Hop Cash Kings list.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nicki Minaj". Global Talent Booking. http://www.globaltalentbooking.com/booking-nicki-minaj. Retrieved 6 January 2014.

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