Minaj later left Full Force and uploaded songs on her Myspace profile, sending several of her songs to people in the music industry. Fendi, CEO of Brooklyn label Dirty Money Entertainment, signed Minaj to his label in 2007 under a 180-day contract.On August 7, 2011, Nicki experienced a "nip slip" during a live performance on Good Morning America.Considering that it's been nearly a decade since Nas and Kelis were together, it's hard to believe that Kelis, who's heading off on tour next month, would have any hard feelings about her ex dating someone new. Nicki Minaj and Nas may have just taken their relationship public — kinda sorta, anyway.Neither Nas nor Nicki Minaj have confirmed their coupledom in words, but their joint social media photo shoots (and sleepovers) have left fans pretty convinced that they're the next hip hop power couple.
In 2007, she rose to prominence as a singer with the release of her first mixtape called Playtime is Over.
"Got my Bday 1988 190E Benz & picked up Shorty from Queens! "Nasty Nas hopped out the illmatic '88 benz tryna holla @ me earlier today in Queens," Nicki wrote in the caption of her pic, adding a tongue emoji.
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.
In 2010, Minaj became the first female solo artist to have seven singles simultaneously charting on the U. Minaj was the first female artist included on MTV's Annual Hottest MC List, with a New York Times editor saying that some consider her to be "the most influential female rapper of all time".
"Go Kelis I'm proud of you & yourself your so drama free...