She spent her childhood in Saint James (Trinidad and Tobago). When the girl was 5 years old, her father put their house on fire. Onika’s mother took the children to USA, where she used to live. Thus Onika spent her childhood in Queens, New York.Her mother, Carol Maraj, worked as an accountant and her father, Robert Maraj, was a financial specialist and a gospel singer as well. She attended La Guardia High School of Music and Art and dreamed to become an actress.
Nas may have Nicki Minaj's heartbeat running away, but they won't be taking their relationship to the next level any time soon.
The "Super Bass" singer dropped by "The Ellen De Generes Show" Tuesday and admitted that while she does harbor a crush on rumored fling Nas, their relationship is much more innocent than you'd think — she's staying celibate.
Nicki's over both Meek and Safaree, and their beef is theirs alone.
When Queens' own Nicki Minaj isn't paying her fans' student loans or hopping on Katy Perry's latest single, she can be found making the internets go nuts thinking she's boo'd up with Nas over a picture they took at Nas' restaurant, Sweet Chick.
Nicki Minaj couldn't care less about her 2 exes' drama over BET weekend ...
'cause she's got a new hip-hop king to occupy her mind. We're told Nicki doesn't feel anything about the fight, mostly 'cause it's not her problem ...
"I took a break from feuds, now it's back to that," Drake raps on "Back to Back," the rapper's latest offering in his highly public conflict with Nicki Minaj's boyfriend, rapper Meek Mill.
Drake's first diss track, "Charged Up," streamed on his Apple Music Beats 1 OVO Radio Show, just a couple days earlier.
As a result – she is a popular rapper, hip-hop artist, actress and a very rich woman. Carol was too weak person, so she couldn’t leave her husband.
Onika Tanya Maraj (Nicki Minaj) was born on the 8th of December in 1982. A future celebrity dreamed that one day she would become successful and would help her mother to become stronger.
"I might make an exception to the rule for him, 'cause he's so dope," she said.