American rapper ,Nicki Minaj whose birth name is Onika Tanya Maraj is one of American biggest Singer and song writer. Minaj earned public attention after releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009. She has been signed to Young Money Entertainment since 2009. Minaj first and second album peaked as number one in Us billboard 200. Definitely everybody love Minaj ,But i am sure you never knew these facts
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- Both Of Minaj parents are part time gospel singer. Her father is Indian and Afro-Trinidadian decents and her mother is Afro-Trinidadian and distant Asia ancestry.
- Minaj had always dream in becoming an actress. After graduation at LaGuardia High School in Manhattan she was cast Off-Broadway play In Case You Forget in 2001
- At age 19 she worked as a waitress at Red Lobster in the Bronx, but was fired for discourtesy to customers
- She was fired from at least fifteen jobs for similar reasons Of discourtesy to customers
- Minaj released her first mixtape, Playtime is Over, on Dirty Money Records on July 5, 2007
- Minaj was discovered by rapper Lil Wayne. In August 2009 it was reported that she signed a recording contract with his Young Money Entertainment
- She made her breakout with album titled Black Friday which was released December 19 , debuting at number-two on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 375.
- She was the first solo female rapper to perform at the Grammy Awards, premiering “Roman Holiday” during the 2012 ceremony on February 12.
- On June 29, Minaj became the only artist to win the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist for five consecutive years, while also tying Missy Elliott for the most wins with five,At the 2015 BET Awards, Minaj won her sixth consecutive award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, becoming the female rapper with most wins in that category
- In March 2015, she became the first female artist to chart four songs simultaneously in the top 10 of Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart
- On Twitter, she is the world’s most-followed rapper ,Billboard listed Minaj the fourth-most-active musician on social media on its March 2011 Social 50 charts
- Jay z is one of the artist who have influenced her musical style
- Minaj is the only woman to be featured on the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings list
- In July 2011, Minaj’s cousin, Nicholas Telemaque, was murdered near his home in Brooklyn, which she references in her songs “Champion”: “Cause they killed my little cousin, Nicholas/ But my memory’s only happy images”, and “All Things Go”: “I lost my little cousin to a senseless act of violence
- She revealed that she had an abortion in her teen age
- She received her first Grammy nomination in 2011 for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for the single “My Chick Bad” with fellow rapper Ludacris. For the 54th Grammy Awards in 2012
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