History Music / NickiMinaj

20th May '18 9:32:13 AM borgjones
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'''Nicki Minaj''' (born Onika Tanya Maraj, December 8, 1982) is a rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and former ''Series/AmericanIdol'' judge (for season 12). Born in Trinidad, she attended and graduated from the drama program at UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity[='s=] [=LaGuardia=] High School, a performing arts school. During that time period, she started rapping and making mixtapes and thrived on the underground hip-hop scene where she got much accolades and praise and even won Best Female Artist at the Underground Music Awards.

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'''Nicki Minaj''' Nicki Minaj (born Onika Tanya Maraj, December 8, 1982) is a rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and former ''Series/AmericanIdol'' judge (for season 12). Born in Trinidad, she attended and graduated from the drama program at UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity[='s=] [=LaGuardia=] High School, a performing arts school. During that time period, she started rapping and making mixtapes and thrived on the underground hip-hop scene where she got much accolades and praise and even won Best Female Artist at the Underground Music Awards.
17th May '18 1:36:08 PM orenzi
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* TheHeroDies: In the "Your Love" video.

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* TheHeroDies: In the [[spoiler: "Your Love" Love"]] music video.



* HotterAndSexier: Inverted on ''Pink Friday'', which has no explicitly sexual lyrics (on the standard edition; the deluxe version does). That said, there's still a fair bit of innuendo, and Nicki didn't refrain from playing MsFanservice in some of the music videos.



* IncrediblyLongNote: In "Stupid Hoe" and "Dance (A$$)" with Big Sean. Both notes are over-the-top, if not comical.

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* IncrediblyLongNote: In "Stupid Hoe" and "Dance (A$$)" (7 seconds) with Big Sean. Music/BigSean, and "Stupid Hoe" (11 seconds). Both notes are over-the-top, if not comical.comical, and [[LampshadedTrope lampshaded]] in both cases with Nicki gasping for air after.



* {{Metaphorgotten}}: We can only hope so anyway in "Did it On 'Em": "All these bitches is my sons, and I'mma go and get some bibs for 'em / A couple formulas, little pretty lids on 'em / ''if I had a dick, I would pull it out and piss on 'em''"

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* {{Metaphorgotten}}: We can only hope so anyway in "Did it On 'Em": "All 'Em":
--> [[RunningGag All
these bitches is my sons, sons]], and I'mma go and get some bibs for 'em / 'em\\
A couple formulas, little pretty lids on 'em / ''if 'em\\
''If
I had a dick, I would pull it out and piss on 'em''"



* MotorMouth: Very much capable of this.

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* MotorMouth: Very much capable of this.this, like the start of her verse on "Blazin'" or the end of her verse on "Motorsport".



* NoKillLikeOverkill: This section of "Barbie Tingz":
-->If the bitch get slick, I'll cut the bitch\\
I'll cut up the bitch, I'll [[GuttedLikeAFish gut the bitch]]\\
Had to fuck up the bitch, man, fuck the bitch\\
Won't shoot her but I will [[PistolWhipping gun-butt the bitch]]\\
When we say "fuck the bitch", [[GratuitousRape dick up the bitch]]\\
She was stuck-up so my niggas stuck up the bitch\\
[[OverlyLongGag Still draggin' her]], so don't pick up the bitch\\
Get the combination to the safe, drug the bitch



* PrecisionFStrike: In "Starships":
-->We're higher than a motherfucker.



* RhymingWithItself: In "Only", she rhyme "duct tape" with "duct tape" for the sake of anti-humor.

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* RhymingWithItself: RhymingWithItself:
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In "Only", she rhyme "duct tape" with "duct tape" for the sake of anti-humor.


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** Repeatedly at the start of her verse on "Rake it Up" (though there's internal rhymes in there):
--->Brought out the pink Lamborghini just to race with Chyna[[note]]model/entepeneur Blac Chyna[[/note]]\\
Brought the wraith to China, just to race in China\\
Lil' bad Trini bitch, but she mixed with China\\
Real thick vagina, [[TrouserSpace smuggle bricks to China]]
15th May '18 8:16:45 AM orenzi
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* ''Queen'' (2018)



* ButNotTooForeign: On an Creator/{{MTV}} documentary she confirmed that she was born in Trinidad and moved to New York when she was five. She alternates between calling herself a New Yorker and an Island/Trini girl, and has used a Carribbean accent/slang in some of her songs.

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* ButNotTooForeign: On an Creator/{{MTV}} documentary she confirmed that she was born in Trinidad and moved to New York when she was five. She alternates between calling herself a New Yorker and an Island/Trini girl, and has used a Carribbean accent/slang in some of her songs.songs, but her normal speaking/rapping voice has a New York accent.



** In 2017 she broke ArethaFranklin's record for most entries by a female artist on the US Hot 100, and as of 2018 has had '''84 entries''' on the chart; of these, '''55''' are from features on other artists' songs. And that's not counting all the songs she was featured on that didn't chart.

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** In 2017 she broke ArethaFranklin's record for most entries by a female artist on the US Hot 100, and as of 2018 has had '''84 '''88 entries''' on the chart; of these, '''55''' '''57''' are from features on other artists' songs. And that's not counting all the songs she was featured on that didn't chart.
1st May '18 7:17:46 AM MsCC93
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* {{Narcissist}}: Her song, "Chun-Li" says this:
-->'''Nicki Minaj:''' They need rappers like me!!
8th Apr '18 6:06:05 PM orenzi
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* ButNotTooBlack[=/=]ButNotTooForeign: She is of Afro-Trinidadian and Indian descent. The ButNotTooForeign label comes in because her birthplace is disputed between New York and Trinidad.
** On an Creator/{{MTV}} documentary she confirmed that she was born in Trinidad and moved to New York when she was five.

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* ButNotTooBlack[=/=]ButNotTooForeign: She is of Afro-Trinidadian and Indian descent. The ButNotTooForeign label comes in because ButNotTooBlack: Like [[Music/{{Beyonce}} many other]] [[Music/MariahCarey light-skinned]] [[Music/{{Rihanna}} Black female]] [[Music/AliciaKeys recording artists]], this has been attributed to her birthplace is disputed between New York and Trinidad.
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success by some; she's also been accused of deliberately whitening her appearance to appeal to a wider audience. [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment As always, these are both highly contested viewpoints]].
* ButNotTooForeign:
On an Creator/{{MTV}} documentary she confirmed that she was born in Trinidad and moved to New York when she was five.five. She alternates between calling herself a New Yorker and an Island/Trini girl, and has used a Carribbean accent/slang in some of her songs.



* VocalRangeExceeded: PlayedForLaughs at the end in "Stupid Hoe":
-->You a stupid hoe, you a stupid hoe, [[RuleOfThree you a stu-u-]][[InopportuneVoiceCracking u-pid hoe...]]\\
[[LampshadeHanging And I ain't hit that note]] but fuck you, stupid hoe!



** In 2017 she broke ArethaFranklin's record for most entries by a female artist on the US Hot 100, with 78 entries; of these, ''49'' are from features on other artists' songs. And that's not counting all the songs she was featured on that didn't chart.

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** In 2017 she broke ArethaFranklin's record for most entries by a female artist on the US Hot 100, with 78 entries; and as of 2018 has had '''84 entries''' on the chart; of these, ''49'' '''55''' are from features on other artists' songs. And that's not counting all the songs she was featured on that didn't chart.
9th Feb '18 10:19:30 PM Albert3105
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* GenkiGirl

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* %%* GenkiGirl
26th Jan '18 7:11:34 PM nombretomado
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* CelebritySong: "MarilynMonroe".

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* CelebritySong: "MarilynMonroe"."Creator/MarilynMonroe".
6th Dec '17 6:10:28 PM nombretomado
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* AWildRapperAppears: During [[DavidGuetta Turn Me On]], she sings everything, except for one, short section, which she raps.

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* AWildRapperAppears: During [[DavidGuetta [[Music/DavidGuetta Turn Me On]], she sings everything, except for one, short section, which she raps.
28th Oct '17 5:47:07 PM dlchen145
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'''Nicki Minaj''' (born December 8, 1982) is a rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and former ''Series/AmericanIdol'' judge (for season 12). Born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad, she attended and graduated from the drama program at UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity[='s=] [=LaGuardia=] High School, a performing arts school. During that time period, she started rapping and making mixtapes and thrived on the underground hip-hop scene where she got much accolades and praise and even won Best Female Artist at the Underground Music Awards.

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'''Nicki Minaj''' (born Onika Tanya Maraj, December 8, 1982) is a rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and former ''Series/AmericanIdol'' judge (for season 12). Born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad, she attended and graduated from the drama program at UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity[='s=] [=LaGuardia=] High School, a performing arts school. During that time period, she started rapping and making mixtapes and thrived on the underground hip-hop scene where she got much accolades and praise and even won Best Female Artist at the Underground Music Awards.
27th Sep '17 1:20:40 PM IllustriousAsinine
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** In her video for "Stupid Hoe", the pose Nicki mimics is a reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_Life#/media/File:Grace_Jones_-_Island_Life.jpg the cover art of ''Island Life'']] by singer Grace Jones.

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** In her video for "Stupid Hoe", the pose Nicki mimics at the start of the video is a reference to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_Life#/media/File:Grace_Jones_-_Island_Life.jpg the cover art of ''Island Life'']] by singer Grace Jones.
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