Onika Tanya Maraj
(born December 8, 1982), known by her stage name Nicki Minaj
(/mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. Born in Saint James, Port of Spain and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York City, she enrolled in performing art schools as a child. After success with three mixtapes released between 2007 and 2009, Minaj signed to Young Money Entertainment.
Minaj's debut studio album Pink Friday
(2010) peaked at number one on the US Billboard
200 and was certified platinum by the... more