The Evolution of Nicki Minaj

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Rap Beginnings

Starting her rap career as part of a group called Hoodstars, Nicki eventually broke off to do her own thing and was discovered by Fendi, CEO of Dirty Money Entertainment. After signing to his label and changing her name from Nicki Maraj to Nicki Minaj, she began to gain respect for her budding talent. 

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