Musical artist. Website. nickiminajofficial .com. Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj ( / mɪˈnɑːʒ / ), is a Trinidadian-born rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her animated flow in her rapping and versatility as a recording artist.
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2009–11: Beginnings and Pink Friday
In August 2009, Minaj signed to Young Money Entertainment with distribution from Universal Motown. Her debut album, Pink Friday, was released on November 9, 2010. It climbed to number one on the US Billboard 200 album chart and contained the singles "Your Love", "Moment 4 Life" (featuring Canadian rapper Drake), "Super Bass", "Did It on 'Em", and "Fly" (featuring Barbadian singer Rihanna). The first, second, and fifth singles reached the top 20 in the US, while "Super Bass" managed to peak at...
2012–13: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded and The Re-Up
Minaj released a single, "Starships", on Valentine's Day of 2012, before releasing her second studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, on April 3, 2012. This album contained more pop- and dance-leaning songs, with some songs produced by RedOne (known for working with Jennifer Lopez and Lady Gaga) and Dr. Luke. "Starships" reached number one in Scotland and the top five in the US, UK, and Canada. Minaj released two more singles from the album, "Pound the Alarm" and "Va Va Voom", which both r...
2014–17: The Other Woman, The Pinkprint, and other projects
In 2014, she was featured in the film The Other Woman. She released her third studio album, The Pinkprint, in December of that year. It was preceded by the singles "Anaconda", which samples the 1992 hit single "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot, and "Only". "Anaconda" reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Minaj's highest-peaking song in the United States to date. Minaj performed "Anaconda" at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. She was featured on Guetta's single "Hey Mama" alongsi...
Minaj moved to Queens, New York City at age five. Her father went to rehab for alcoholism in 2012. Minaj claimed he burned down their house in her youth. As a teenager, Minaj had an abortion, which is referenced in her song "All Things Go" from The Pinkprint. In 2011, her cousin Nicholas Telemaque was murdered in Brooklyn, New York. In November 2017 her brother Jelani Maraj was convicted of raping a child.In January 2020, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Minaj had dated Safaree Samuels for 12 years and later dated rapper Meek Mill from 2015 till 2017. In November 2018, Minaj began dating Kenneth "Zoo" Petty. She has known him since her teenage years. Petty is a registered sex offender. They married in October 2019, after just one year of dating.After the marriage, Minaj changed her surname to Maraj-Petty. On July 20, 2020, Minaj announced that she is expecting a child.On October 16, 2020, Minaj announced that her child with Petty, a son, had been born.
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Nicki Minaj was born Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8, 1982 in St. James, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago and raised in Queens, New York City, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church.
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Apr 10, 2019 · "High School" is a song by Trinidadian-American rapper and singer Nicki Minaj featuring American rapper Lil Wayne for Minaj's reissued second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up (2012). It was released on April 16, 2013, by Young Money, Cash Money, and Republic as the third single from the record.
He and his wife Carol Maraj moved their family from Trinidad and Tobago to Queens, New York when Nicki was five years old. Trivia. He was a financial executive and part-time gospel singer. Family Life. In addition to Nicki, he had two other children, a son named Jelani and a daughter named Ming. He passed away at age 64 due to a hit-and-run.
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Sep 23, 2020 · Nicki's parents are Robert and Carol Maraj, who are both Trinidadians of African heritage. Her father Robert worked as a financial executive and was a part-time gospel singer. Sadly, he was a drug addict, which caused a lot of angst in their relationship.