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Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

 

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Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982),[3] known professionally as Nicki Minaj (/mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.[4][5][6] Born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Queens, New York City, New York, 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).[7] 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, followed by supporting roles in The Other Woman (2014) and Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016). In 2013, she was a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol. Her third studio album, The Pinkprint, was released in 2014.

Early in her career, Minaj was known for her colorful costumes and wigs.[8] Her rapping is distinctive for its fast flow and the use of alter egos and accents, primarily British cockney.[9][10] Minaj was the first female artist included on MTV's annual Hottest MC List. In 2016, Minaj was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.[11] As a lead artist, she has earned five top-ten entries on the Billboard Hot 100: "Super Bass" in 2011, "Starships" in 2012, "Bang Bang" and "Anaconda", both in 2014, and "MotorSport" in 2017.

Throughout her career, Minaj has received numerous accolades, including six American Music Awards, eleven BET Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, a Billboard Women in Music Rising Star Award, and ten Grammy Award nominations. She has the most Billboard Hot 100 entries among women of all genres in the chart's history.[12] Minaj has sold 20 million singles as a lead artist, 60 million singles as a featured artist, and over five million albums worldwide making her one of the world's best-selling artists.[13][14][15]

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Highlights10

Barbie Tingz
Song
Barbie Tingz is a song by musical artist Nicki Minaj, released on April 11, 2018.
Chun-Li
Song
Chun-Li is a song by musical artist Nicki Minaj, released on April 11, 2018.
The Pinkprint
 
The Pinkprint is the third studio album by Trinidadian-born American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj.
Starships
 
"Starships" is a song by American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj, from her second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded (2012).

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Popular Songs46

Song Appearances & References84

Films5

TV Shows14

Collaborators & Influencers105

Personal & Professional Relationships4

Other Music-Related Relationships23

Personal Relationships2

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships5

Awards & Nominations67

Events2

Popular Tours6

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Spotify - Albums & Singles332

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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News Articles26

Nicki Minaj Delivers Some Indisputable “BREAKING NEWS!!!!!” Remy Ma & Cardi B Probably Won’t Like
  –  April 13, 2018
New York rapper Nicki Minaj has fully returned to the rap game’s peak. The hip-hop superstar’s newest singles have placed her atop the music charts. Onika went to Instagram Thursday (April 12) to share the early success of her new “Chun-Li” and ...
5 Takeaways From Nicki Minaj’s Interview With Zane Lowe
  –  April 13, 2018
Nicki Minaj is back, and she’s setting the whole industry on fire ... While the new bangers have the Barbz buzzing on social media, Minaj’s latest interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music (released on Apr. 12), is also trending. In the hour-long ...
Nicki Minaj: Cardi B, Migos 'allowed me to look like I lied'
  –  April 13, 2018
In a new interview on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio, Nicki Minaj addressed a number of rap-beef rumors before and after premiering two new songs, "Chun-Li" and "Barbie Tingz." First, the Pinkprint rapper denied feuding with Cardi B after the release of their ...
Nicki Minaj Shouted Out Young Female Rappers During Her Zane Lowe Interview — Get To Know Them Here
  –  April 12, 2018
The music world is currently abuzz about Nicki Minaj. She dropped a pair of comeback singles with “Chun Li” and “Barbie Tingz” today, but she also have a lengthy, revealing interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe. She told him that she felt that ...
Here Are The Women In Rap Nicki Minaj Says You Should Be Listening To
  –  April 12, 2018
Nicki Minaj returned from her hiatus Thursday, sitting down with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 radio to grace fans with new music and a candid interview. The Queens MC dropped two new singles, “Chun-Li” and “Barbie Tingz” ahead of the release of her ...
Nicki Minaj Returns With “Chun-Li” & “Barbie Tingz”
  –  April 12, 2018
Earlier this week, Nicki Minaj shared on Twitter that she would be dropping two ... “I took all forms of social media off my phone…it gave me peace and put my focus back on my music.” Its been over three years since she released The Pinkprint and ...
Nicki Minaj's "Barbie Tingz" lyrics will remind you why she is forever a boss
  –  April 12, 2018
In her second musical offering of the day, Nicki Minaj continues her flawless lyricism while reminding ... come off IG so they can’t stalk me/All they do is copy looks, steal music too.” Personally, my favorite lyric is “I cut all my n*ggas off ...
Everything We Learned From Nicki Minaj's Revealing Beats 1 Interview
  –  April 12, 2018
Nicki Minaj released two new singles today ... and Nicki was obviously excited about releasing new solo music for the first time in years. She also revealed she is making a documentary, and indicated that some of the things she wouldn't talk about ...
'One of the Hardest Parts of My Career to Date.' Nicki Minaj Discusses Drake and Meek Mill's Beef
  –  April 12, 2018
Nicki Minaj blessed fans with not only two new singles (“Barbie ... Minaj sat down with Zane Lowe for his Beats 1 radio show on Apple music where she discussed new music and what it was like to be caught in the middle of Meek and Drake’s feud, a ...
Nicki Minaj Cries, Confirms Cardi B Drama: 'I Had Never Seen Her Show Me Genuine Love'
  –  April 12, 2018
An emotional Nicki Minaj appeared on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show on Thursday ... Minaj later said the drama escalated when her and Cardi B couldn't film the music video together because of a scheduling conflict. Minaj said Cardi knew about the scheduling ...
Nicki Minaj Channels ‘Street Fighter’ on New Song “Chun-Li”
  –  April 12, 2018
On her new song, produced by J. Reid of Chevi Music and Nicki Minaj herself, she delivers pinpoint precision and dexterous flows, channeling the spirit of Chun-Li over an electric instrumental. "Ayo, look like I'm going for a swim/ Dunk on 'em ...
Nicki Minaj Is Back to Remind You She's Not the Bad Guy
  –  April 12, 2018
Cardi B is great, and Nicki Minaj is also great, and the persistent rumor that they’re feuding is one which they’ve both denied. Perhaps you’re unconvinced—so hey, let’s let the music speak for itself. On Thursday, Minaj released “Barbie Tingz ...
Nicki Minaj Talks Beef and New Direction with Zane Lowe on Beats 1
  –  April 12, 2018
The long-awaited return of Nicki Minaj is finally here after the Young Money Queen dropped ... because it gave me peace and it put my focus back on what it needed to be on, which is the music. When I was doing mixtapes, I wasn’t on Instagram.
10 Things You Need to Know From Nicki Minaj’s Beats 1 Interview With Zane Lowe
  –  April 12, 2018
Today (April 12) at 12 p.m. EST, Nicki Minaj arose from her Barbie cave and gave her first interview of 2018. Talking to Zane Lowe on his Apple Music Beats 1 radio show, the self-proclaimed "Queen of Rap" bares all about her feelings on Cardi B ...
Nicki Minaj sheds tears talking about Cardi B, her new singles, Meek Mill’s legal troubles and more
  –  April 12, 2018
With lyrics like that in her new single, Chun-Li, it’s clear Nicki Minaj is back with a vengeance and determined ... so they can listen to it in the way that I want them to hear the music.” “Shout out to Cardi and all the new female rappers who ...
Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Cardi B, Meek Mill, and Drake in New Interview
  –  April 12, 2018
After going radio silent on all social media channels in December, Nicki Minaj has reemerged with new music and a new, revealing interview. While her two new singles—"Chun-Li" and "Barbie Tingz"—have already sent fans into a tizzy, it's the candid ...
Nicki Minaj Premieres Two New Tracks 'Chun-Li' & 'Barbie Tingz' | Billboard News
  –  April 12, 2018
On Thursday (April 12), rapper Nicki Minaj premiered two new tracks: "Chun-Li" and "Barbie Tingz." Barbz have dubbed this day "Nicki Day" in honor of the new music. Billboard 1:29
Nicki Minaj Tears Up Over Cardi B: She ‘Really Hurt My Feelings’
  –  April 12, 2018
Nicki Minaj is ready to tell her side of the story ... to Cardi and all the new female rappers who’ve been doing their thing,” Minaj, 35, told Apple Music’s Beats 1 host Zane Lowe on Thursday, April 12. “With Cardi B, she’s done exactly what ...
Nicki Minaj Reveals The One Thing Drake Was Worried About During His Beef With Meek Mill
  –  April 12, 2018
During her interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio today to debut “Barbie Tingz” and “Chun-Li,” Nicki MInaj not only revealed the true ... and beginning her return to music in earnest by clearing the air about those past instances of friction ...
Nicki Minaj Says She Cried When Meek Mill Went To Jail & Says New Album Will Address ‘Rocky’ Romance
  –  April 12, 2018
Listen to her interview here! Nicki Minaj, 35, said she was dropping a new album during her April 12 interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 on Apple Music, and we’re shook! Not only is she gracing us with new music, but talked a little bit about what we can ...
Nicki Minaj Talks Cardi B Beef Rumors, Meek Mill, Drake and New Singles
  –  April 12, 2018
Nicki Minaj is back and is looking for "genuine love" from her colleagues ... her relationships with Meek Mill and Drake and her new music in a rare interview with Zane Lowe on Apple's Beats 1 Radio. The songs follow her and Cardi B's collaboration ...
Nicki Minaj Admits She Loved Drake & Meek Mill At The Same Time: ‘I Felt Imprisoned’
  –  April 12, 2018
Nicki Minaj gets candid about how Drake and Meek Mill’s feud was ... Nicki loved Drake as a brother because of their friendship and bond through music; She loved Meek because the rapper, who is currently in prison for probation violation, was herb ...
Nicki Minaj Releases “Chun-Li” And “Barbie Tingz”
  –  April 12, 2018
Nicki Minaj officially marked a return to her personal music on Thursday afternoon (Apr. 12). After releasing collaborative verses with The Migos to Yo Gotti, the Queens native decided to give fans a peek into what she’s been up to in the studio with the ...
Nicki Minaj Doesn’t Have ‘Any Animosity’ Toward Cardi B Despite Releasing New Music Days Apart
  –  April 12, 2018
But now she’s ready to come back.” A second source echoes, “Cardi is focused on her own music and respects all the female rappers that came before her.” “Barbie Tingz” and “Chun-Li” will be the first tracks to debut from Minaj’s upcoming ...
Nicki Minaj Wears Studded Leather and Lots of Latex to the Lakers Game
  –  April 11, 2018
Nicki Minaj isn’t afraid to take a fashion risk — even if she ... It’s been some time since we’ve gotten new music from Minaj — the star’s last full album, The Pinkprint, dropped back in 2014. Subscribe to the daily newsletter for the ...
Nicki Minaj Deletes Cryptic Tweet for a Second Day in a Row
  –  April 11, 2018
Nicki Minaj has her "Barbs" waiting with bated breath for new music and the rapper's recent cryptic tweets only caused anticipation to reach an all-time high. Over the weekend, Minaj mysteriously tweeted "4" then deleted it and on Monday (April 9 ...

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