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Nicki Minaj
Birth name Onika Maraj
Born December 8, 1984 (age 25)
Origin Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States
Genres Hip-Hop, R&B
Occupations Rapper, singer
Years active 2004–present
Labels Young Money Entertainment
Universal Motown
Associated acts Lil Wayne, Yo Gotti, Mariah Carey, Drake
Onika Maraj (born December 8, 1984), better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, is an American rapper and singer.[1] In August 2009, Minaj signed to Young Money Entertainment with distribution from Universal Motown, who will release her debut studio album in 2010.[2]

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Early life

.Onika Maraj was born on December 8, 1984, and grew up in Queens, New York.^ She was not, her critics said, up to the challenge of winning a tough, New York brawl for the U.S. Senate seat Gov. David Paterson handed her.
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^ Do not scratch skin 07/14/09 11:19am en : GET UP NEW YORK? Coffee, Protein shake or a Cold Shower!
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She is of African, Trinidadian and Indo-Asian descent.[3] Maraj grew up in a troubled home, with a father on drugs and a struggling single mother. .She graduated from LaGuardia High School in Manhattan where she studied singing and acting.^ Any 88 or 89 graduates from Gladys Porter High School out there?
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^ From Les in the comments in the chat: Barbie Ross - the contest winner - is from Houston and a graduate of Bellaire High School!!!
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[4]

Music career

Discovery and mixtapes

.Nicki Minaj started off singing background vocals and hooks for local rappers in 2004. Minaj was discovered on MySpace by Dirty Money CEO Fendi, who signed her to his Dirty Money label.^ Nicki minaj- set it off 4.
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^ There are a lot of people, who want to start to make money online, but they have not money or the starting costs are too high.
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^ Nicki Minaj - Whos Ya Best MC? (2:27) 21.
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.After appearing on The Carter Edition of Young Money's The Come Up DVD series, Minaj was contacted by Lil Wayne.^ COME PARTY WITH ME, NICKI MINAJ AND YOUNG MONEY ON THE 29TH!!
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^ Tha Carter Cartel: June 2008 Lil' Wayne (Prod.
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^ Lil Wayne - Got Money (00:09:50) Lil Wayne - Misunderstood http://rapidshare.com/files/119168189/LIl_Wayne-Tha http://theinfamoussyndicate.blogspot.com/2008/05/lil-wayne-carter-3.html Visit Quick View .
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The two collaborated on a number of mixtape tracks.[5] In April 2007, she released her first mixtape, Playtime Is Over, where she posed as a Barbie doll on the cover. Lil Wayne appeared on the track "Can't Stop, Won't Stop".
.In 2008, Minaj released her mixtape, Sucka Free.^ Nicki Minaj - Sucka Free Mixtape Hosted by Lil' Wayne @ DatPiff.com home mixtapes videos singles news community Nicki Minaj Sucka Free .
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^ Nicki Minaj - Sucka Free (Hosted By Lil Wayne) View Large Cover Score: 623 Login to vote!
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^ Nicki Minaj - Sucka Free (Hosted By Lil Wayne) - Young Money Ent.
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.She appeared in the July issue of XXL magazine, giving a brief overview of her life up to that point in time.^ Says: May 7th, 2007 at 4:56 pm SMH at biggumskiller and 2 times giving us daily updates on 50s life.
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^ Dunno if it's bedtime or wake-up time ;o) 07/12/09 01:04pm en : Constipation can make life miserable.
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^ Helpful RT @janetgoldstein: Doing things well as often as possible gives us the cushion & confidence for times when we mess up or can't ...
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.Later that year, Minaj won Female Artist of the Year at the Underground Music Awards.^ Tweet ya Later 07/10/09 04:11pm en : Country Music Song of the year: "Then" or "Kiss A Girl"?
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^ VOTE VOTE VOTE 4 the @AshyLBowz in the Underground Music Awards for Most Original Group or Duo http://www.tinyurl.com/voteashy 07/09/09 09:30am : or this.
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[6]
Nicki Minaj released Beam Me Up Scotty, another mixtape, in 2009. It received generally positive coverage on both BET and MTV.[7][8] Minaj also featured on Jeffree Star's 2009 album Beauty Killer on the track "Lollipop Luxury".

2008–2010: collaborations and first studio album

.Before Minaj would release anything that involved her own personal solo career, she featured in 14 album songs and 6 remix singles with high-profile acts including "Up Out My Face (Remix)" with Mariah Carey and "Knockout" with Young Money label-mate Lil Wayne.^ Lil Wayne's 20 Best Songs .
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^ Lil Wayne - Young Money Ballaz (2:38) 15.
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^ When is you album out?do you have a single out already or when will it be out?
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In March 2010 Minaj is set to release her first single "Massive Attack". The song features Sean Garrett, who produced the song along with Alex Da Kid. .The single is set to be released in March 2010. A music video is set to be recorded within the coming weeks.^ According to organizers, the primary focus of the march was to protest sexism, racism and homophobia in music and the image that is perpetuated in the recording industry that glamorizes misogyny.
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^ They have this free release candidate valid till march 2010.
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[9][10] .The song will have a live premier during the MTV Spring Break 2010.[11] The single is the lead single off Minaj's yet to be titled debut album that is set for a summer 2010 release.^ Nicki minaj- set it off 4.
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^ Their is no lead smash single like Triump or Cream but overall the album is definately worht copping and lyrically NOBODY is touching them dudes.
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^ When are you guys gonna release your next album or single!?
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.She also spilled the names of other beatmakers who may grace the as-yet-untitled album.^ Paperstacker Says: May 7th, 2007 at 5:40 pm Who names another man hot after seeing him?
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“On my debut, I worked with Sean Garrett. And probably Swizz Beatz, he’s gonna send me something." But it won’t only be familiar names. “I like to work with unknown producers as well, so .I accept beats from everybody.” Garrett, who is featured on and produced Minaj’s “explosive” lead single, recently told Rap-Up.com that he has contributed additional tracks.^ Nicki Minaj - Beam Me Up, Scotty Mixtape Hosted by DJ Holiday & The Trapaholics @ DatPiff.com home mixtapes videos singles news community Nicki Minaj Beam Me Up, Scotty .
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^ IF YOU NEED INDUSTRY DROPS, FEATURES, COLLABS, BEATS, ETC EMAIL TAWAGPROMOTIONS@GMAIL.COM OR SIGN UP AT WWW.MYSPACE.COM/TAWAGPROMOTION 07/13/09 11:08am en : @d00bie training as in exercise?
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^ Nicki Minaj - Sucka Free Mixtape Hosted by Lil' Wayne @ DatPiff.com home mixtapes videos singles news community Nicki Minaj Sucka Free .
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“She just wants to make it as huge as possible,” he said of the project.[12]
.Although the album is scheduled for an early 2010 release, Minaj does not see the reason to rush the album.^ OfficialJagex So where does publishing fit in the cycle - does it concern weekly content like Release Scheduler or long term stuff?
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[13] .She also stated she did not feel pressured to prematurely release the album.^ States,about to go watch some MJ videos on the dvd mom got today.was it me or did it feel like winter?
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[14] .To make an amazing album she plans to take her time to get the right records and collaborations together.^ We should make plans to be in the same home together now.
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^ Who wants to take bets as to if I kill a teacher or student by the time this camp is over, right now it is 50/50.
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^ To try and make either one fit our plans or timing is foolish and sin.
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.I'm a perfectionist and I want this buzz to really meet/surpass everyone's expectation of the people that support me.^ WHy do people use the "Oh, I was drunk" to say what they really want ro say?
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^ I don't really care what, I just want to get some people together for music.
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^ Damn can twitter get a spam blocker or something I want REAL PEOPLE following me !!!!!!!
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.You got so many people that don't support you, but to the one's that do, they look at me and they see big things and I don't wanna disappoint them.^ You don't even LOOK, do you?
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^ Are you looking for a big shared message-queue thing, or something else?
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^ I don't fucking understand you fucking people!!
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To say I don't have pressure, I'd be lying. I do. I feel it all the time. .I feel like I have to make this a masterpiece.^ Makes me feel like I need to make a phonecall or 2 lol.
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^ Makes me feel moody-broody, like some old Bob Dylan or John Prine song.
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^ My enjoyment of the Lonely Island makes me feel like an idiotic thirteen year old.
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[15]
.The first single, "Massive Attack", which features Sean Garrett who co-produced the song, will be released sometime in March 2010. She will perform it live for the first time on television during MTV Spring Break 2010 in Acapulco, Mexico, airing the week of March 22.[16] A music video for the single was shot on March 16 in the deserts of Lancaster, California with director Hype Williams.^ (I try to stay out of trouble by blogging during scheduled breaks and between projects during slow times…) .
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^ Bobbi Jo has been featured in a number of music videos and she has been featured on BET Rip the runway and in major magazines.
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^ Says: May 7th, 2007 at 10:47 am day (at the time i was living alone) i just knew someone was in my crib and about to attack me.
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[17] The video is set to feature Sean Garrett with cameo appearances by Drake and Amber Rose. [18]

Musical style and image

Image

.According to her "I think it's more important that people get accustomed to seeing a female rapper again.^ Ppg 07/09/09 01:26am en : @UrbanEducation Do you think that students learn more if they attend an all male or all female school?
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^ Or see how people react and use their predictions to build-in more features 07/08/09 08:12am en : @Helenwrites house or restaurant?
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^ Open Question: Ultimately, which do you think is more important: Faith or Reason?
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.Before I drop an album, people need to come out and see.^ YOUR album WILL come out.
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^ I know /: I have to work soon and we are going out of town, or people are coming in?
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^ Even when he finds an album has come out on cd, woe-betide it having extra tracks or a different cover..
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.People don't even know what a female rapper does.^ Or does he even know?
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^ I don’t know what makes people so forgetful.
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^ I don't even know where y'all live.
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.We're so not used to seeing it.^ They used a kraftwerk pic of mine but I didn't see it or get a copy 07/07/09 01:49pm en : "Whether you think you can, or whether you think you can't, you're right."
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It's nonexistent in categories. .I don’t know where I fit in the spectrum of rap yet, I think now I’m kind of proving myself, but before, people thought of I was more of a sex symbol or wannabe sex symbol.^ Don't know what to do about school now?
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^ I still don't know what to think or feel.
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^ Haliluvs I don't know if we are going or not yet.
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.That’s why I make the goofiest faces, I don’t want people to think I’m up here trying to be cute.^ I don’t know what makes people so forgetful.
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^ I don't want to be here.
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^ I don't want to get up!
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.I’m trying to entertain, and entertaining is more than exuding sex appeal.^ Then you are more interested in sex than the average FB, MySpace or LinkedIn user.
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^ He don’t just flow, but he’s entertaining and his metaphors have more “howdidhethinkofthat’ness” than Wackoose’s.
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^ Then you are more interested in sex than the average Facebook, MySpace or...
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I don’t think that’s fun. .I don’t find it fun watching someone trying to be sexy.^ I try to find someone who actually c ...
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^ Why hate on someone or try to be nosey and devious on somebody that u don't know?!?
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^ Try telling him or someone else that you don't like his software, then asking for help.
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It’s wack. .I’m trying to just show my true personality, and I think that means more than anything else.^ Just thinking personal brand etc....
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^ Or just my appetite & sparkling personality?
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^ It just gives more publicity to the true star of the show.
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.I think when personality is at the forefront, its not about male or female, its just about, who is this weird character?"^ Praxilla just been working, not thinking about it.
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^ It's kinda weird when you think about it.
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^ Just thinking personal brand etc....
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Influences

Minaj has cited various artists who have influenced her musical style. Among others she has stated Lauryn Hill as a major musical influence.[20]
In an interview with Vibe, Minaj was asked "What type of influence has Wayne had on your career?" and she answered "Wayne has always been my biggest influence... .I always say that that’s what I learned from Wayne the most; he never stops grinding.^ They always stop to talk or say hello when the past by.
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^ But through it all I learned my lesson ..never giving up or putting my head..I have to say thank you to all my haters...
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^ That'll never stop, so either unfollow me or learn to love Jen's girl parts as much as I do.
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.It showed me, Yo, this dude is the truth, and I’m going to follow in his footsteps."^ "Get a life,&qu 07/07/09 01:21am en : It's Time To Commit Or Go: QuoteIt's Time To Commit Or GoYossi Benayoun today followed in the footsteps of f..
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Personal life

Minaj is openly bi-sexual.[22]

Discography

Collaboration album

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
U.S. U.S.
R&B
U.S.
Rap
2009 We Are Young Money 9 3 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles

Year Title Chart positions[23][24] Album
US US R&B US Rap UK R&B UK CAN NZ IRE
2009 "BedRock" (with Young Money featuring Lloyd) 2 2 1 2 18 12 26 17 We Are Young Money
2010 "Roger That" (with Young Money)

Featured singles

Year Song Peak chart positions[25] Album
U.S. U.S. R&B U.S. Rap
2009 "5 Star (Remix)"
(Yo Gotti featuring Nicki Minaj, Trina, and Guicci Mane)
79 19 11 Live From The Kitchen
2010 "Up Out My Face (Remix)" (Mariah Carey featuring Nicki Minaj) 100 39 Angels Advocate
"My Chick Bad" (Ludacris featuring Nicki Minaj) 27 15 10 Battle of the Sexes
"Lil' Freak" (Usher featuring Nicki Minaj) 43 20 Raymond vs. Raymond
"Knockout" (Lil Wayne featuring Nicki Minaj) 44 Rebirth

References

  1. ^ Starbury, Allen (2009) "Nicki Minaj Wants Fans To Focus On Her Music, Not Her Sexy Image", BallerStatus, May 21, 2009
  2. ^ Stewart, Justin (2009) "Nicki Minaj Officially Becomes A Young Money Millionaire", August 31, 2009, Hiphopwired.com
  3. ^ McGarry, Kevin (2009) "The New Queen Bee | Meet Nicki Minaj", New York Times, June 4, 2009
  4. ^ Jeffries, David (2009) "Nicki Minaj Biography", Allmusic, Macrovision Corporation, retrieved June 13, 2009
  5. ^ "FEATURE: Nicki Minaj:Climax", XXL, November 24, 2008
  6. ^ "Nicki Minaj – Beware Sucka MCs", HipHopRuckus, August 28, 2008
  7. ^ Reid, Shaheem (2009) "Lil Wayne Introduces Nicki Minaj", MTV, May 4, 2009
  8. ^ "SoundOff TV: One On One With LowKey & Nicki Minaj", BET, May 1, 2009
  9. ^ Cline, Georgette (March 1, 2010). "Nicki Minaj to Launch ‘Massive’ First Single". Rap Up. http://www.rap-up.com/2010/03/01/nicki-minaj-to-launch-massive-first-single/. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  10. ^ Reid, Shaheem (February 23, 2010). "Sean Garrett Joined By Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj For The Pen". MTV. http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1632405/20100222/story.jhtml. Retrieved 2010-03-04. 
  11. ^ http://www.rap-up.com/2010/03/05/drake-and-nicki-minaj-cross-the-border-for-mtv-spring-break/
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Nicki Minaj
Born December 8, 1984 (1984-12-08) (age 26) San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Origin New York City, New York, United States
Genres Rap, R&B
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Years active 2004 – present

Onika Maraj (born December 8, 1984 in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American rapper, singer and songwriter. In August 2009, Minaj signed to Young Money Entertainment with distribution from Universal Motown. Her debut album, Pink Friday, is due to be released on November 23, 2010. She is known for her strange style, funny voices and characters she uses in her music.


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