Nicki Minaj .Com – Nicki Minaj, real name Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, is a Trinidadian-born rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model.
She rose to prominence after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over (2007), Sucka Free (2008), and Beam Me Up Scotty (2009). She was born in the Saint James district of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and raised in the Queens borough of New York City (2009).
Onika Tanya Maraj was born on December 8, 1982, in Saint James. Robert Maraj (d. 2021), a financial executive and part-time gospel singer of Dougla (Afro-Trinidadian mother and Indo-Trinidadian father) ancestry, was her father.