By Tatum Thielen
Most Popular Female Rapper in the World
Nicki Minaj was born on December 8th, 1982. Her mother was being abused by the father and they were both on drugs, and alcoholics, so Nicki went to live with her grandmother as a baby. When she was very young her father had set the house on fire and tried to kill her mother, the father then went to jail. That was her mother realized she had to turn her life around. Nicki left her grandmothers house and moved to New York with her mother at age 5. She loved rapping every since she was little. As she got into Middle School she was a very troubled child, but she had an amazing talent and everyone could see it. She tried out for LaGuardia High School and was accepted! That was when her career began, and she started getting noticed, first by famous rapper Lil Wayne.
Nicki made amazing accomplishments over her years as a rapper. Some of her greatest were when she won the American Music Awards 6 times since 2011. She also won 10 BET awards since 2010. She was the first solo female artist every to have seven singles on the Billboard U.S. Hot 100 Chart. For the Billboard Music Awards, she was nominated 22 times and has won 4 since 2011. She is an inspiration to a lot of people and always finds a way to come up with new and interesting music! She is definitely a musical great!
In this picture Nicki is accepting her 2015 American Music Award
What Does Nicki Like to do Outside of her Superstar Life?
Where is Nicki now in her career?
Now Nicki is still rapping and writing music, sometimes also bringing in some acting gigs. She is bringing in millions and millions and millions of dollars! She is a very successful woman and now she is trying to focus her work on the empowerment of women because she thinks that the abuse that her mother went through no women should have to go through.