Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj, is an award winning and Grammy nominated rap artist from Jamaica, Queens, NY. She first signed to Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment label in 2009 and has since released two full length platinum studio albums “Pink Friday” and “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”.

Nicki Minaj, Actress: The Other Woman. Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York.