American-Trinidadian rapper, Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, popularly known as Nicki Minaj celebrates another milestone as she turns 38-year-old today.
Nicki is one of the most successful female rappers in the world. She is also considered as one of the most influential musicians in the globe.
Nicki has collaborated with the world’s greatest artists such as rappers Drake and Lil Wayne and singers Beyoncé and Chris Brown, among many others.
Here are 5 interesting facts about Nicki Minaj:
Nicki was born in the Saint James district of Port of Spain and raised in the Queens borough of New York City.
She gained public recognition after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over (2007), Sucka Free (2008), and Beam Me Up Scotty (2009).
The star had her debut studio album titled Pink Friday in 2010 after Lil Wayne signed her to his Young Money Entertainment in 2009.
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