Nicki Minaj Biography (Wikipedia)
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Queens, New York City, she gained public recognition after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over (2007), Sucka Free (2008), and Beam Me Up Scotty (2009).
After signing with Young Money Entertainment in 2009, Minaj released her first studio album, Pink Friday (2010), which peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200 and was ultimately certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her sophomore album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was released in 2012 and debuted at number one in several countries. Minaj made her film debut in the 2012 animated film Ice Age: Continental Drift. In 2013, she was a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol. Minaj's third studio album, The Pinkprint, was released in 2014. She subsequently played supporting roles in the films The Other Woman (2014) and Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016). Her fourth studio album, Queen, was released in 2018.
- 'My little brother was like 'Don't get your hopes up'' Matt Terry on life after winning X Factorhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lfch6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04lfch6.jpg2016-12-14T15:03:00.000ZMatt Terry on his whirlwind life since winning X Factor.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04lfchr
'My little brother was like 'Don't get your hopes up'' Matt Terry on life after winning X Factor
- Nick Minaj talks to Charliehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ljz6g.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ljz6g.jpg2015-03-08T14:25:00.000ZNicki Minaj joins Charlie Sloth on Radio 1.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02ljz75
Nick Minaj talks to Charlie
- Nicki Minaj talks to Semtexhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021fcmj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021fcmj.jpg2014-06-22T14:03:00.000ZSemtex catches up with Nicki Minaj.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p021fcmm
Nicki Minaj talks to Semtex
- Nicki Minaj - Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0218176.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0218176.jpg2014-06-19T05:30:00.000ZNicki Minaj calls up to chat about her new album the Pink Print and new single Pills N Potions.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p021818g
Nicki Minaj - Interview
- Nicki Minaj chats with Charlie Slothhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p017jrh3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p017jrh3.jpg2013-04-10T18:40:00.000ZIt's the interview that trended worldwide on Twitter! Nicki calls Charlie to chat Lil' Wayne, bikinis, Mariah Carey and crazy fans!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p017jrhv
Nicki Minaj chats with Charlie Sloth
- Nicki Minaj chats to Westwoodhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p010q366.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p010q366.jpg2012-11-06T10:21:00.000ZNicki Minaj joins Westwood to talk about her sold out London show, her new album & more!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p010q36b
Nicki Minaj chats to Westwood
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