Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982),[2][3] known by her stage name Nicki Minaj ( /mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality. After success with three mixtapes released between 2007 and 2009, Minaj signed to Young Money Entertainment.

Nicki Minaj
Minaj at the launch of her fragrance Pink Friday in Sydney, Australia, November 2012.
Minaj at the launch of her fragrance Pink Friday in Sydney, Australia, November 2012.
Background information
Oríkọ àbísọOnika Tanya Maraj
Wọ́n bíi níOṣù Kejìlá 8, 1982 (1982-12-08) (ọmọ ọdún 37)[1]
Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
OriginJamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.
GenresHip hop, R&B, pop
Occupation(s)Rapper, singer-songwriter, television personality
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2004–present
LabelsCash Money, Young Money, Republic
Associated actsYoung Money, Lil Wayne, Drake
Websitemypinkfriday.com



ItokasiÀtúnṣe

  1. "Nicki Minaj: What's in My Bag?". Us Weekly. Wenner Media LLC. March 15, 2013. Retrieved July 25, 2013. 
  2. "Police Report: Nicki's Asst. Struck Minaj w/ Suitcase". TMZ. Time Warner. July 11, 2011. Retrieved July 25, 2013. 
  3. Ramirez, Erika (December 8, 2012). "A Nicki Minaj Birthday Card, from Billboard.com". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved December 9, 2012.