Watch the 'Starships' rapper as she tries to name as many nuts in 30 seconds.
Real Name: Onika Tanya Maraj
Born: 8 December 1982
Height: 5' 4" / 1.62 m
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Hometown: New York, USA
Did you know?
- Nicki's first release was the 2007 mixtape 'Playtime Is Over'.
- Her 2010 single 'Your Love' samples Annie Lennox's 'No More "I Love You"s'.
- In 2010 she released 'Check It Out', a joint single with Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am.
- Nicki makes a number of appearances on Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'.
- She performs on David Guetta's 2011 No.1 'Where Them Girls At' featuring Flo Rida.
First Single: Massive Attack
First Album: Pink Friday
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