During an MTV interview, she said that her third album would be "next level" and have "much to talk about": "I'm really excited and the people that have been working with me now, have been people that I haven't worked with before so it's like they're bringing a new sound to the album that I've never experimented with." During the recording process Minaj recorded two songs that were inspired by Irish singer-songwriter Enya, Minaj stated that the songs contain "airiness and the whimsicalness" that reminded her of Enya.
Early in her career, Minaj was known for her colorful costumes and wigs.
She has the most Billboard Hot 100 entries for a female artist in the chart's history, while being ninth overall.
Minaj has received ten Grammy nominations throughout her career, and has won six American Music Awards, eleven BET Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, and was the recipient of Billboards Women in Music 2011 Rising Star award. She is the best-selling female rapper of all time, having sold 20 million singles as a lead artist, 60 million singles as a featured artist, and over five million albums worldwide.
In 2004 the group recorded the entrance song for WWE Diva Victoria, "Don't Mess With", which was featured on the compilation album Theme Addict: WWE The Music, Vol.6.
Born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Queens, New York, she gained public recognition after releasing three mixtapes between 2007 to 2009 and subsequently signed to Young Money Entertainment in 2009. Minaj made her film debut in the 2012 animated film Ice Age: Continental Drift, followed by supporting roles in The Other Woman (2014) and Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016).
Minaj's first and second studio albums, Pink Friday (2010) and Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded (2012), both peaked at number one on the U. Billboard 200 and produced the successful singles "Super Bass" and "Starships", respectively. Her third studio album, The Pinkprint (2014), was preceded by its second single, "Anaconda", which peaked at number two on the Hot 100 and is her highest-charting single in the U. In 2013, she was a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol.
According to sources, Safaree misses his ex-fiancée and is trying to win her back.
One year after his breakup with Nicki, he finally opened up about the reason behind their split. I’m not going to say I broke up, but I’m the one who walked away. And it got to the point where I was being treated like an employee, instead of like her man,” he added.
On June 29, Minaj became the only artist to win the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist for five consecutive years, while also tying Missy Elliott for the most wins with five.
In November 2014, Minaj released a video containing Nazi-style imagery for her third single "Only".
The "exorcism" scene that was performed during her appearance was criticized as well.