Nicki Minaj’s real name is Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty (born Dec 8, 1982), and her stage name or professional name is Nicki Minaj and she is born in Trinidadian, she is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. The reason why She is so famous is that she is known for her animated flow in her rapping and versatility as a recording artist.
Nicki Minaj Bio/Wiki
|Nicki Minaj’s Full Name||Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty|
|Profession||Actress, Rapper, Songwriter, Model, and Singer|
|Nicki Minaj’s Height||In Centimeter – 157cm|
In Meters – 1.57m
In feet inches – 5’2
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Nicki Minaj’s Date of Birth||08 December 1982|
|Birth Place||Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean|
|Hometown||Queens, Borough, New York City|
|School||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, New York City, US|
|Education Qualification||High School|
|Father Name||Robert Maraj|
|Mother Name||Carol Maraj|
|Brother Name||Jelani Maraj and Micaiah Maraj|
|Sister Name||Maya Maraj and Ming Maraj|
|Nicki Minaj’s Boyfriend||Safaree Samuels, Kenneth Perry, |
Meek Mill, Nas, Drake, and Eminem
|Husband Name||Kenneth Perry|
|Nicki Minaj’s Net Worth||$100 Million|
Nicki Minaj Bio
She is raised in Queens, and she gained her public recognition when she started to release her three back to back mixtapes in 2007 and 2008, titled as (Playtime Is Over, 2007), and (Sucka Free, 2008), and (Beam Me Up Scotty, 2009) in three continuous years. Early in her career, Minaj became more popular because of her colorful costumes and wigs and her distinct flow of rapping. In 2010, Minaj released her first studio album, Pink Friday (2010), which was a success and got the certification of triple-platinum by the Recording Industry Association in America and also made an entry in the Billboard 200 chart. It’s Minaj who got the opportunity after almost 8 years to be in the top for her highest-charting solo song by a female rapper since 2002, Mina’s first top-five single hits, “Super Bass”, was selected which peaked at number three. From Her second album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded which came in 2012, she changed her style and moved towards dance-pop and pop-rap sound so that she can reach the maximum audience, which results to be on the top of Billboard 200, with its lead single, “Starships”, peaking the attention at number five on the Hot 100. Minaj’s third and fourth music studio albums which came in 2014 and 2018, are titled (The Pinkprint, 2014) and (Queen, 2018), she did it in her previous style and also return to hip hop. After this, her second single, titled “Anaconda“, was peaked at number two on the Hot 100.
Early Life of Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj and her older brother Jelani grew up with their grandmother with 1 cousin as her mother carol didn’t get the green card so she was working so hard to get it, finally after numerous jobs she get it at the age of 24. After that, she moved to The Bronx in New York to attend Monroe college leaving both of her children with her grandmother in Trinidad. When Minaj was five her mother got her first house in 147th street in South Jamaica in Queens. After that, she called both the children to stay with her along with Minaj’s father. Minaj recalled her childhood and tell it was not that strict but she wanted to be in a strict household. When she moved to Jamaica she got admission to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where she started focusing on her skill of art and visuals, after graduation she wanted to be an actress.
Legacy of Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj got the tag of “Queen of Hip Hop” and also “Queen of Rap” from several Media. In 2012 The New York Times, Brent Staples referred to her as the most influential female rapper of all time and in 2015 the Vanessa Grigoriadis in its Magazine called Minaj “the world’s biggest rap superstars”. Many others also included her as the “most01 influential rap female artist”. XXL”s Zoe Johnson called her “one of the most versatile MCs” Minaj also changed the looks of the artist as she was quick life-size like barbie, glamorous, and the girl-next-door. Minaj is the one who brought back female rap to the mainstream in the US. this statement was made by Patrik Sandberg and Dazed, they also stated that Minaj has surpassed other rappers on the list and came up to the top.
Nicki Minaj is a popular rapper, who has a huge fanbase all over the world and if she says something or tweet about something, it will reach her fans and when it is a false issue or not correct news Minaj has to face trouble same like situation occur when Nicki tweeted about Covid-19 is not effective and her family friend developed swollen testicles and impotence when she took the vaccine. But later doctor quickly point out what her relative is suffering from and gave the report that it is not from Covid-19 shots.
Due to this Nicki has to face public backlash as her statements are false and not true. She also didn’t attend the Met Gala event on Mondays which enforced the vaccine mandate.