Nicki Minaj took birth as Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8th, 1982. She can be called the ‘controversy queen” for her controversies online and offline with stars and co-stars, alike. However, contradictory to that, New York Times editor claiming that she was the most influencing female rapper in all of history. Although she has been in the industry since 2007, her career breakthrough in the year of 2010, with Pink Friday’s “Your Love”. Nicki Minaj is a world-renowned singer, songwriter, and rapper. She is one of the very few successful female rappers in the industry. In 2010, after seven songs of hers were on the Billboard chart of Hot 100, she was named as the first female artist to have achieved that feat. She was signed by Young Money in the year 2009, after which she gave tons of consecutive hit songs, like Anaconda, Superbass, Starships and more.
Anaconda reached the top 2 spot in Billboard Hot 100, which was the highest in her career. She has two albums to her name: Pink Friday, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded and The Pinkprint. Along with being a rapper, she has also lent her voice to the movie
: Continental Drift as Steffie. She was one of the judges in American Idol Season 12 and gained the love of her audience through that. She also played a supporting role in the movie,
The Other Woman
. Apart from her songs, Nicki is known for her colorful and out-of-the-ordinary outfits that have, over time, gained positive feedback from the media. Starting from 2009, Nicki has had, in total, 10 Grammy nominations; and 7 BET awards. She has also won the AMAs and the MTV VMAs for the hits like Anaconda and Superbass. Nicki sings in genres of rap with Electropop and Pop.