• Early life
• Music career
• Collaboration pink Friday
• Young money
• Nicki minaj
Real name is Onika Tanya maraj her stage name is
She was born on December 8, 1984
She's an American rapper and singer-songwriter she’s
from young money entertainments with distribution
from universal Motown.
She has two parents of Indian and African descents. She lived in
Trinidad with her grandmother until age 5 when she moved to
Queens, New York. Her father was an alcoholic, drug
addicted, and once tried to kill her mother by setting the
house on fire. She attended Elizabeth Blackwell middle school
and graduated from la Guardia High School. She was
specialized in music ,performing arts and drama. And once
worked in red lobster restaurant in the Bronx.
Career beginning and mix tapes
Minaj created some mix tape
tracks and appeared in XXL
magazine. In 2208 she won
female artist of the year at
underground music awards.
She realest beam me up
Scotty and another mix tape
in April 2009.
Collaboration and Pink Friday
Minaj released her first single ‘’massive attack’’ on April 13,
2010. the song featured Sean Garrett, who produced the song
along with Alex Da Kid. A music video for single was filmed
on march 16 in the desert near Lancaster, California with
director Hype Williams. The music video for single premiered
on BET’s 106 & park .
Minaj then released ‘’your love’’ as the first official single from
her debut album after leaked version started receiving heavy
airplay on the radio because of it’s inclusion on her Barbie
world mix tape. The single went on to becomes minaj most
successful singel so far.