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Nicki Minaj

Influenced by the unpredictable rhymes of Missy Elliot along with the sexually charged attitudes of Lil' Kim and Foxy Brown, Queens native Nicki Minaj was discovered thanks to her MySpace page. It was there that Dirty Money Entertainment CEO Fendi first heard her ability to freestyle and first laid eyes on her steamy set of promo shots. With killer curves she was obviously proud to flaunt, plus a background in the performing arts thanks to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art (the school that had inspired the movie Fame), Minaj was a perfect fit for Fendi's urban DVD magazine The Come Up. She appeared in numerous volumes, including number 11, which spotlighted her future label boss, superstar rapper Lil Wayne. Through Fendi, Wayne contacted Minaj and signed her to his Young Money label. They began to build her career through mixtapes like Lil Wayne's Dedication 3 and Minaj's own Sucka Free. Meanwhile, appearances on various remixes -- everything from T.I.'s "No Matter What" to Jeffree Star's club track "Cupcakes Taste Like Violence" -- helped spread the word.

The big breakthrough for Minaj came when Wayne added his rhymes to her "High as a Kite" single, a mixtape favorite in 2008. The year 2009 would see more guest appearances and mixtapes, including the Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape, featuring the street single "I Get Crazy." In 2010, the singles "Your Love" and "Check It Out" preceded the release of her official debut album, Pink Friday, which debuted that November at number two on the Billboard 200 and went platinum. She earned a handful of 2011 Grammy nominations, including Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, and Best Rap Performance. An all-out media blitz followed between albums with extravagant performances at award shows across the globe, an appearance as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live, and joining Madonna -- alongside M.I.A. -- for her Super Bowl XLVI halftime show.

In early 2012, the Eurodance-influenced single "Starships" signaled the coming of her official sophomore effort, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, an album built around her devil-may-care alter ego "Roman Zolanski." Guest artists included Nas, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Chris Brown, and Beenie Man, while production came from the likes of RedOne, Dr. Luke, and Ke'Noe. The album hit number one on the U.S. album charts, driven by a Top Ten showing for "Starships." "Pound the Alarm," and "Va Va Voom" also reached the Top 40. By the end of 2012, Minaj had been announced as a judge for the twelfth season of American Idol, although she left at the end of the season. It hardly affected her success, as she set two career records during 2013: most-charted female rapper in the history of Billboard's singles chart, and the first person to win Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at the BET Awards four times in a row. She also announced that her third studio album, tentatively titled The Pink Print, would appear in 2014. First single "Lookin A**" featured on the Young Money compilation Rise of an Empire, released in March. ~ David Jeffries, Rovi
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Comments

I've come to appreciate your music. It can be a bit much at times but I absolutely love that you haven't changed at all throughout the years. Love you Nicki!
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Follow me Help me get to 100 followers Follow me plzz :) ✌️✌️✌️✌️
ahaze40
I luv u so much Nicki minaj people tell me that I look just like you one day u will see me
Period
Shut up about the stupid lyrics and stop talking about inappropriat e comments too.
How do you do dat s**t <3
I love your songs it's so great!��
silva24leona r d

silva24leona r d
I want to f**k you
She is faker
My shittttttttt t t t t t t t t
O M G
This my s**t!!!!
Excuess me that's is inappropriat e to say on here what is wrong with you dummy
f**k all haters, my favorite singer is you. love ya!
love you, girl
Where are the lyrics
Love your songs
Where are the lyrics
Usddjcyefvuc l d o u c g d u c i d l k f h d g d i c o d y c d i l f j c y j d i h d f d h k v k f j d k c k c i c u d h g d g c j l f f l j v y d t c i c l c u d u i d d u d h i d c h i e o d j i c j d u g o f u c t d u f o l d k d c v j h v o d
fabampudia
What happened to the lyrics
I turn up to Nicki....She ' s my idol n I wrote a song and it's off her instrumental
Andaconda is very inappropriat e and also I don't like rap so.....not my fav
What ever happened to the
Lyrics?! I like to read as I go
Ignore those haters I love you Nicki! <3
You are the best
shirley_dael y n n
Say iphone 5 times say a color and post this under 2 more songs and look under your pillow
nicki u is the realest female rapper to me love u
I love Nicki #f**k the haters ������
Love ur songs ;-)
I came to FLY��
I love nikki
I. Hate. Yor. Song. Ancoda������
i like this song :)
shymerewhatl e y
What happened to lyrics and info the songs?
Nicki I love your rapps
chilet83
Hey mommy I miss you do much when are you coming back hometo daddy he is worried and do am i
Love you nicki
I need followers my Kik lia_love_123
I love this song
yacenianais
She was discovers in my space??
Love this song
Nick is a slut !
:) ;( nick I
Nicki haters go hate yourself u r just jealous again #lovenicki #kyleigh.muf f e t t
I love Nicki from the begining to the end she is crazy,awesom e , and just straight out an amazing singer she has her own way of doing things and she lives life to the fullest she has a free spirit this is coming from a 11 year old #lovenicki #kyleigh.muf f e t t
So cool
I love your music
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