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Video: 4NB Interviews Nicki Minaj In London

January 23, 2011 by Danny M


4NB were the first to catch up with Nicki Minaj when she landed in the UK! They chat about London, how Onika become Nicki Minaj the MC, features, “Roman’s Revenge“, her English accent, and more in the video above. After the jump, you can check out some footage of the Barbie leaving her hotel in London, courtesy of SBTV:


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Nicki Minaj Promises Debut Album Will Drop This Year

July 8, 2010 by Danny M


“The album is coming along just spectacular,” Minaj told MTV News. “I been doing a lot of work with Swizz Beatz, and the stuff that we been coming upon is magical. When people hear the album, they’re going to get to know Onika (her birth name is Onika Maraj). And no one knows Onika. I really didn’t think I would be this excited about the songs that I’m coming up with. I’m really, really proud.”

The Lil Wayne protégé promised that her album would arrive before the year ends but said she’s in no rush.

So far, she’s released the song “Massive Attack,” and the rapper is currently prepping the video for “Your Love,” an accidental single that landed atop the Billboard Rap Songs chart.

In addition to opening up about her life, Nicki Minaj will be introducing another alter ego on the project: Roman Zolanski. But the animated femcee was hush on any details about that.

“I’m gonna let the album do that,” she demurred. “As of now, you’ll know Nicki and you’ll know Roman, my crazy alter ego Roman Zolanski. But you’ll meet Onika before the year ends.”


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