Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj (pronounced /mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a recording artist acquiring fame after being signed to Young Money. She was born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago, but moved to the Queens borough of New York City at age five.

Minaj began her music career in 2007 after she released her first mixtape Playtime Is Over. The mixtape was followed by the mixtapes Sucka Free and Beam Me Up Scotty which were released in 2008 and 2009 respectively. Minaj had... more