On the occasion of rap queen ’s birthday, let’s take a look at all of the times she left us mesmerized with her eccentric looks!
Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Born in the Saint James district of Port of Spain and raised in the Queens borough of New York City, she gained public recognition after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over in 2007, Sucka Free in 2008, and Beam Me Up Scotty in 2009.
Early in her career, Minaj was known for her colorful costumes and wigs, her distinct flow, and the use of alter egos and accents. After signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment in 2009, Minaj released her first studio album, Pink Friday in 2010, which peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The album yielded Minaj’s first Billboard Hot 100 top-five single, “Super Bass”.
At the age of 19, as she struggled with her acting career while working as a waitress at a Red Lobster in the Bronx where she was later fired for discourtesy to customers. She said she was fired from at least 15 jobs for similar reasons. Just like her stellar personality, her fashion sense too knows no bounds. Let’s take a look a look at some of the times she made her heads turn with her quirky looks!
She is a true diva, and this picture is proof!
No one rocks a pregnancy belly better than Nicki. She looked exceptionally hot as she wore a bedazzled bikini and heels for her pregnancy shoot! She completed the look with a yellow wig.
She looked gorgeous in this head-to-toe red ensemble.
Nicki gave us major Malibu Barbie vibes with this one.
She flaunted her sensual curves in this co-ord set. She also wore a beautiful pair of boots to add more glamour to the look.
Here’s a picture of one of her most iconic looks!
Nicki really loves donning crazy wigs and bold outfits; here’s proof!
Here, the stunner can be seen rocking her bangs as well as the printed bodysuit.
(All pictures have been taken from Instagram.)