1. Nicki Minaj, 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded': Track-By-Track Review

    March 29, 2012 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I always thought I could write pop songs for someone else or I could write R&B records for someone else, but I didn't think that people would accept me writing those type of songs and me singing them and just being who I am," Nic ...

  2. Nicki Minaj Gets Exorcised in 'Roman Holiday' Grammy Performance: Watch

    February 13, 2012 12:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Taking a page from Madonna after her elaborate Super Bowl performance last Sunday, Nicki Minaj unveiled a new song, "Roman Holiday," with a complex, "Exorcist"-riffing performance at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night ...

  3. Nicki Minaj Tops @Eminem as Hip-Hop's Most Followed

    January 09, 2012 9:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Nicki Minaj, Billboard's Rising Star of 2011 , has set a new record: most-followed hip-hop artist on Twitter. The rapper's reach -- 8,276,598 followers as of Monday afternoon -- outranks that of fellow superstar Eminem, who's got 8,25 ...

  4. Nicki Minaj Tops Eminem as Twitter's Most-Followed Hip Hop Artist

    January 09, 2012 5:00 PM EST Nicki Minaj, Billboard's Rising Star of 2011 , has set a new record: most-followed hip hop artist on Twitter. The rapper's reach -- 8,276,598 followers as of Monday afternoon -- outranks that of fellow superstar Eminem, who's got 8, ...

  5. Is Nicki Minaj Throwing Shots at Lil Kim on 'Stupid Hoe' Single?

    December 20, 2011 3:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Two weeks after dropping "Roman in Moscow," the first single off "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" (Feb. 14), Nicki Minaj 's alter ego Roman Zolanski returns to fires shots on her newest song, " Stupid Hoe ." "Bit ...

  6. Meet the Top New Artist Finalists: Billboard Music Awards 2011

    May 12, 2011 12:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article All the richness of Minaj's experience shines on "Pink Friday," which is extraordinary not only because of hits like "Fly" and "Moment 4 Life," but for its emotional range. Her background is part Indi ...

  7. Nicki Minaj: The Billboard Cover Story

    November 12, 2010 2:20 PM EST 0 0 0 On the surface, Nicki Minaj is a cartoon: a vivacious, va-va-va-voom 26-year-old girly girl with a fondness for silly voices, hip-hugging Barbie-doll costumes, anime facial expressions and day-glo accessories. But three years ago, Minaj, born Onika ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Bieber Sports Lakers Championship Ring, Janet Jackson Reveals Breast Binding

    October 28, 2010 6:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Sports Lakers Championship Ring...But Why? Don't be fooled by Justin Bieber 's latest piece of bling -- the 16-year-old may have game on the baske ...