Nicki Minaj, known for its curvaceous, outlandish costumes and vivid images, is currently the richest female rapper in the history of the genre. Was born in Trinidad and Tobago, she was able to climb to the top of musical Olympus in the United States, and holds the bar high for several consecutive years.

CHILDHOOD of Nicki Minaj
Parents Nicky (real name Nicki Minaj) Carol and Robert Marajó are Indian and African roots. Therefore, her real name sounds so bizarre. St. James Nicky lived until the age of five. Most often, his grandmother, as the parents were busy with a device of his life and virtually all the time spent in the United States. Only 5 years old mother Nicky took her to New York. However, as the artist says, to benefit from it was not - the father is almost always in a state of alcohol and drug intoxication. He often beat her mother, and the falls and little daughter.

Musical talent Nicki Minaj appeared at an early age. She took a course in the School of Music Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School and graphic - Fiorello H. LaGuardia, played on different instruments, and participated in theater productions. However, the main dream girl was always singing. Black girl from a dysfunctional family God himself commanded to listen to rap. And so it happened. This defined the way forward girl ...

Beginning of career
The first mixtape Nicki Minaj «Playtime Is Over» got to listen to the famous rapper Lil Wayne (Lil Wayne). The venerable performer and producer immediately saw talent in the young girl and offered her a contract with his label «Young Money». Together with Nicki Minaj while working rappers such as Angel De-Mar, Murda Mook, Hell Rell, Ransom and others. Next mixtape came out a year later, in 2008, it was called «Sucka Free».

The following year, Nicki Minaj vengeance begins to "shine" on the television screens and magazine covers. Nicky got her first award «Underground Music Awards» in the nomination "Best Artist of the Year". Sledm released her third official mixtape «Beam Me Up Scotty». In working on them we have been involved artists like Drake, Soulja Boy, Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, TI and many others. The collection was praised among music critics, paving the way for record Minaj's debut full-length studio album.

The debut album and the increasing popularity of Nicki Minaj
In November 2010, Nicki Minaj has released the first studio album «Pink Friday». The disc was a resounding success - Minaj became the first female singer, 7 songs which were popular at the same time chart Billboard Hot 100. Additionally, singles «Your Love» and «Super Bass» were on the top of the charts of many countries. At the same time, Nicki Minaj holds first mini-promotional tour of major US cities. And as a personal initiative attends a concert native of St. James.

The debut album Nicky lifted into the upper echelons of world stars. The period of its co-operation with world-renowned artists such as David Guetta, Will.I.Am, Kesha Sebert, Mia, Madonna, Alicia Keys and others. She voiced the character of the cartoon "Ice Age 4" and began to record the next album «Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded».

Nicki Minaj NOW
Total Nicki Minaj has recorded three albums of the series: «Pink Friday», «Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded» and «Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded - The Re-Up». Now Nicky hard at work on the fourth plate «The Pinkprint». Tribute pink color gives the performer and his image, which he somehow is always present, and even dyed pink own car Lamborghini Aventador.

In addition, in 2013, he saw the light of her own perfume «Pink Friday». The second perfume became «Minajesty». And expected outputs in 2014, the third fragrance from Nicki Minaj titled «ONIKA». In addition, Nike produces its own alcohol «Myx Moscato». The singer plans to release the active collection of clothing for the store KMART.

Nicky also active in films. In 2013, she starred in the Hollywood comedy "The Other Woman". On set, she worked with Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and other famous actors.

IMAGE of Nicki Minaj
Its curvaceous become a byword in the musical elite. The very same Nicky does not hesitate to shock the audience no figure, no clothes, no "doll" hair color and does not like being compared to Lady Gaga.

She states that her sexy and provocative image of a bright jacket, under which it should be something more substantial in order to succeed. Nicky often in his work compares himself to a fictional man (his alter ego) Roman Zolanski.

PERSONAL LIFE of Nicki Minaj
On the personal life of the singer is trying not to spread. For a long time there have been rumors about her bisexuality. However, the actress still has not admitted who is the chosen one. More often it is seen in the company of an old friend Safari Samuels with which journalists and credited her novel.

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Wiki info

Minaj was the first female artist included on MTV's Annual Hottest MC List, with a New York Times editor saying that some consider her to be "the most influential female rapper of all time". In 2016, Minaj was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. Her rapping is distinctive for its fast flow and the use of alter egos and accents, primarily British cockney. Early in her career, Minaj was known for her colorful costumes and wigs. She has the most Billboard Hot 100 entries for a female artist in the chart's history, while being ninth overall. Minaj has received ten Grammy nominations throughout her career, and has won six American Music Awards, eleven BET Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, and was the recipient of Billboard's Women in Music 2011 Rising Star award. She has endorsed Adidas, MAC Cosmetics and Pepsi. She has sold 20 million singles as a lead artist, and 60 million singles as a featured artist worldwide.