Early in her career, Minaj was known for her colorful costumes and wigs. Her rapping is distinctive for its fast flow and the use of alter egos and accents, primarily British cockney. Minaj made her film debut in the animated film Ice Age: Continental Drift. In , she was a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol. Minaj's third studio album, The Pinkprint , was released in Her fourth studio album, Queen , was released in Cited as one of the most influential female rap artists of all time by The New York Times , Minaj has topped the Billboard Hot chart twice in ; as a featured artist on the remix of Doja Cat 's " Say So " and as a lead artist for her collaboration with 6ix9ine , " Trollz ", in which Minaj became the first female rapper to debut atop the Hot chart since Lauryn Hill 's " Doo Wop That Thing " in Minaj was ranked 15th on Billboard ' s list of the top artists of the s, being the highest female rap artist on the list. Minaj has sold an estimated million records worldwide, making her one of the world's best selling music artists. She has also been nominated for 10 Grammy Awards.
Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty born December 8, , known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Early in her career, Minaj was known for her colorful costumes and wigs. Her rapping is distinctive for its fast flow and the use of alter egos and accents, primarily British cockney. Her second album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was released in and debuted atop the charts in several countries. Minaj made her film debut in the animated film Ice Age: Continental Drift. In , she was a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol. Minaj's third studio album, The Pinkprint, was released in Her fourth studio album, Queen, was released in
Born in the Caribbean, Nicki Minaj moved to New York as a 5-year-old and has overcome a difficult childhood to become a successful hip-hop artist. Nicki will go down as one of the best to do it in the history of music. Minaj's father was a severe drug addict with a long history of violence. At one point, he set fire to the family's home in a failed attempt to kill Minaj's mother. Those early struggles, Minaj has said, helped fuel her drive to rise above the life her parents knew. I thought, 'If I'm successful, I can change her life. To reach that point, the young Minaj developed personas for herself that would allow her to reinvent herself. An early incarnation was "Cookie," then came "Harajuku Barbie" before finally settling on Nicki Minaj. Minaj clearly had a knack for performance. At the age of 12, she authored her first rap, then went on to delve into acting at LaGuardia High School of Music and Art, the school that inspired the movie Fame.
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