Name: Nicki Minaj
Birth Name: 
Onika Tanya Maraj
Birth Date: 
December 8, 1984
Birth Place: 
St James, Port of Spain
Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 196

Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj: Hot 97 Summer Jam XX Performers

Posted Monday June 3, 2013 2:53 PM GMT

Working their magic for the fans, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj both rocked the stage at the Hot 97 Summer Jam XX yesterday (June 2).

The “Always Be My Baby” songstress showed up at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey and sang through a hit-laden set list while the capacity crowd cheered her on.


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Nicki Minaj Confims "American Idol" Exit

Posted Thursday May 30, 2013 9:00 PM GMT

Just hours after fellow judge Mariah Carey announced her exit, Nicki Minaj also confirmed she won't be coming back to "American Idol" next season.

On Thursday (May 30), the "Starships" songstress took to her Twitter page, writing, "Thank you American Idol for a life changing experience! Wouldn’t trade it for the world! Time to focus on the Music!!! Mmmuuuaahhh!!!”


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Nicki Minaj Squashes Beef with DJ Peter Rosenberg: Watch Here!

Posted Tuesday May 28, 2013 5:50 PM GMT

Taking an opportunity to take on their issues face to face, in front of a large radio audience, Nicki Minaj went on Hot 97 to talk with DJ Peter Rosenberg on Tuesday (May 28).

Last year, the "Super Bass" singer cancelled her Summer Jam performance after the host told the crowd, "I know there’s some chicks here waiting to sing ‘Starships’ later, I’m not talking to y’all right now. F**k that bulls**t. I’m here to talk about real hip-hop s**t.”



Nicki Minaj: Hard at Work in NYC

Posted Friday May 24, 2013 4:23 PM GMT

Continuing progress on her new flick, Nicki Minaj showed up on the set of “The Other Woman” in New York City yesterday afternoon (May 23).

The “Pink Friday” rapper donned a dark wig as she strolled around the Manhattan location in a navy blue robe in between takes.


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Lil Wayne & Nicki Minaj Create a Fan Frenzy at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Posted Monday May 20, 2013 8:30 AM GMT

Showing no signs of slowing down even with his recent health scares, Lil Wayne brought out all the stops at the 2013 Billboard Awards on Sunday (May 19).

The "Lollipop" rapper brought in Nicki Minaj to perform their collaboration "High School" off her Pink Friday: Roman Reload - The Re-Up album.


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Nicki Minaj Pumps Up the Crowd at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Posted Sunday May 19, 2013 8:11 PM GMT

She’s no stranger to massive industry events, and earlier this evening Nicki Minaj paid a visit to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Sin City for the 2013 Billboard Music Awards (May 19).

The “American Idol” judge was all about hamming it up for the paparazzi as she hobnobbed with fellow attendees along the way.


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Stars Step Out for the "American Idol" Finale

Posted Thursday May 16, 2013 9:40 PM GMT

Stepping out to celebrate the end of a long road, judges, alums, and fans of "American Idol" attended the Finale Results Show at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Thursday (May 16).

Having given their input to each contestant, judges Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, and Randy Jackson all showed their support.


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Report: Nicki Minaj Leaving "American Idol"

Posted Wednesday May 15, 2013 5:35 PM GMT

With fellow judge and "American Idol" fixture Randy Jackson announcing his departure from the musical talent show earlier this month, a source says Nicki Minaj will be heading off in the sunset after the current season is finished.

According to a report by US Weekly on Wednesday (May 15), the "Roman Holiday" rapper will instead be working on a new album and some endorsement deals she has lined up.


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