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Trinidadian American rapper and singer-songwriter


Onika Maraj is better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj. In August 2009, Minaj signed to Young Money Entertainment with distribution from Universal Motown. Her debut album, Pink Friday, is due to be released on November 23, 2010.

Nicki Minaj Info

Birth nameOnika Maraj
Date of BirthDecember 8, 1984
OccupationsRapper, singer-songwriter
GenresHip hop, R&B, pop
Years active2004–present
LabelsDirty Money, Young Money Entertainment, Universal Motown
OriginTrinidad and Tobago and New York City, New York, United States
Associated actsYoung Money
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 I don’t know if she’s gotten over it but I have. If she’s still holding a grudge, I don’t know. I don’t care. 
— Nicki Minaj saying her beef with Mariah Carey on American Idol is over / January 15, 2013
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 It's a lot of work, a lot of sleepless nights. It's almost like running a big top-notch company, 
— Nicki Minaj saying being a pop star is hard work / April 24, 2012
 I felt like nothing was working. It was one dead end after another. At one point I was like, 'What would happen if I just didn't wake up?' That's how I felt. Like maybe I should just take my life. 
— Nicki Minaj on how she felt before her success / October 08, 2011
 That's what I want to do with my life, I want to retire as an actress. I love acting, I studied acting so of course yeah I'd love to. I'd like to do a Will Smith movie. I was actually watching Bad Boys and I was like, 'Hmm, that would be dope to be in'. You know, an action-packed movie that's also funny. 
— Nicki Minaj wants to retire as an actress / June 07, 2011
 I'm just trying to put more theater on that stage. So much to me is music, but it's also about putting on a show, so that's my goal: to truly put on a show and incorporate theater and dance, 
— Nicki Minaj saying Britney Spears tour will have theatre / June 07, 2011

 I’m not a trusting person, I think it’s because I’ve had to deal with so many people letting me down. 
— Nicki Minaj doesn't trust people easily / February 24, 2011
 I’ve lost my peace of mind. I no longer know who’s my friend or my enemy. I don’t know if they’re calling me because they like me or because they want a photo op, and that’s not a good feeling. I’m always second-guessing everyone, trying to figure out, ‘Who is this person, and what do they want from me?’ 
— Nicki Minaj knows who her real friends are / February 24, 2011