Nicki minaj

Nicki minaj

About Nicki minaj

Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj (/mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidadian-born[a] rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her versatility as an artist, her animated flow and lyricism in her rapping and her usage of alter egos and accents. Minaj first gained recognition after releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009. She rose to fame with her debut album, Pink Friday (2010), which topped the U.S Billboard 200 and was certified triple-platinum by RIAA. The fifth single, "Super Bass", reached number three on the U.S Billboard Hot 100 and became the highest charting solo song by a female rapper since 2002. It also became the second female rap solo song to become diamond certified. Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Realize NBA Awards 2017.png Minaj in 2017 Born Onika Tanya Maraj December 8, 1982 (age 39) Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Education Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School Occupation Rapper singer songwriter actress television judge Years active 2004–present Spouse(s) Kenneth Petty ​ ​(m. 2019)​ Partner(s) Safaree Samuels (2000–2014) Meek Mill (2015–2017) Children 1 Awards Full list Musical career Origin New York City, U.S. Genres Hip hop[1][2] pop[3] dance-pop[4] Instruments Vocals Labels Young Money Cash Money Republic Associated acts Ariana Grande David Guetta Drake Gucci Mane Kanye West Lil Wayne Madonna Meek Mill Website The follow-up album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded (2012), saw Minaj exploring a dance-pop and pop rap sound, and reached number one in several countries worldwide. Her third and fourth studio albums, The Pinkprint (2014) and Queen (2018), explored more personal topics and marked a return to her hip hop roots. The former's U.S. top-two second single, "Anaconda" became the first solo female rap video to reach one billion views on YouTube. Her 2019 collaboration with Karol G, "Tusa", became the longest running number one single in Argentina. Minaj spawned her first and second U.S number-one singles with her remix of "Say So" with Doja Cat and her collaboration with 6ix9ine, "Trollz" in 2020. With "Trollz", she became the first female rapper since 1998 to debut at number one on the chart. She became the first female artist to hold one hundred Billboard Hot 100 entries. She has nineteen top 10 singles, the most for any female rapper, with four of those being solo songs. Her rerelease of Beam Me Up Scotty (2009) became the highest debut for a female rap mixtape in the U.S, debuting at number two. Often cited as the "Queen of Rap" and the "Queen of Hip Hop" by several media outlets, she is one of the best selling artists of all time with 100 million records sold worldwide. Her accolades include eight American Music Awards, five MTV Video Music Awards, six MTV Europe Music Awards, twelve BET Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, a Brit Award, and three Guinness World Records. Billboard ranked her as the top female rapper of the 2010s, and seventh among the top female artists.[6][7] In 2016, Time included Minaj on their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Outside of music, Minaj's film career has included voice roles in the animated films Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) and The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019) as well as supporting roles in the comedy films The Other Woman (2014) and Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016).


New York City, U.S


December 8, 1982