Nicki Minaj Comes in First: A Look at Her Milestones

Barb becomes first woman with 4 songs on R&B/Hip-Hop chart.

First Things First - Nicki Minaj is not only the first lady of Young Money, she's a trailblazer who has set precedents in her short career. Her latest chart-breaker came this week when she became the first woman to simultaneously have four songs in the top 10 of Billboard?s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Chart. The crowning moment came after her smash ?Truffle Butter,? with Lil Wayne and Drake, took the top spot."Truffle Butter" is joined by "Only," her collaboration with Beyonc? called "Feeling Myself" and her assist on Rae Sremmurd's "Throw Some Mo."Check out more of her pinkprint to success.(Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

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First Things First - Nicki Minaj is not only the first lady of Young Money, she's a trailblazer who has set precedents in her short career. Her latest chart-breaker came this week when she became the first woman to simultaneously have four songs in the top 10 of Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Chart. The crowning moment came after her smash “Truffle Butter,” with Lil Wayne and Drake, took the top spot."Truffle Butter" is joined by "Only," her collaboration with Beyoncé called "Feeling Myself" and her assist on Rae Sremmurd's "Throw Some Mo."Check out more of her pinkprint to success.(Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

First Female Artist With a No. 1 Single on the Rap Charts Since 2002 - The accidental single "Your Love" leaked and became a radio hit for Minaj in the summer of 2010. The track quickly ascended to No. 1 on the rap charts, making the Queens-bred rapper the first female artist to top the charts without a feature since 2002.(Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

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First Female Artist With a No. 1 Single on the Rap Charts Since 2002 - The accidental single "Your Love" leaked and became a radio hit for Minaj in the summer of 2010. The track quickly ascended to No. 1 on the rap charts, making the Queens-bred rapper the first female artist to top the charts without a feature since 2002.(Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

First Artist With Seven Songs on Billboard's Hot 100 - By October 2010, Nicki was setting records, becoming the first artist period (not just female) to have seven songs on Billboard?s Hot 100. The laundry list of songs included: Ludacris' "My Chick Bad," Lil Wayne's "Knockout," Trey Songz' "Bottoms Up," Usher's "Lil Freak," Sean Kingston's "Letting Go (Dutty Love)" and Jay Sean's "2012 (It Ain't The End)."(Photo: Anthony Harvey/MTV/PictureGroup)

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First Artist With Seven Songs on Billboard's Hot 100 - By October 2010, Nicki was setting records, becoming the first artist period (not just female) to have seven songs on Billboard’s Hot 100. The laundry list of songs included: Ludacris' "My Chick Bad," Lil Wayne's "Knockout," Trey Songz' "Bottoms Up," Usher's "Lil Freak," Sean Kingston's "Letting Go (Dutty Love)" and Jay Sean's "2012 (It Ain't The End)."(Photo: Anthony Harvey/MTV/PictureGroup)

First Female to Make MTV's Hottest MCs List - Coming in at No. 6 without even dropping an official album yet, Nicki took the title of first female rapper to be included on MTV's annual Hottest MC list. The Harajuku Barbie was featured alongside hip hop heavyweights like Eminem (No. 1), Jay Z (No. 2), Kanye West (No. 3), Drake (No. 4), Rick Ross (No. 5), Lil Wayne (No. 7), Waka Flocka Flame (No. 8), B.o.B. (No. 9) and Ludacris (No. 10).(Photo: Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup)

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First Female to Make MTV's Hottest MCs List - Coming in at No. 6 without even dropping an official album yet, Nicki took the title of first female rapper to be included on MTV's annual Hottest MC list. The Harajuku Barbie was featured alongside hip hop heavyweights like Eminem (No. 1), Jay Z (No. 2), Kanye West (No. 3), Drake (No. 4), Rick Ross (No. 5), Lil Wayne (No. 7), Waka Flocka Flame (No. 8), B.o.B. (No. 9) and Ludacris (No. 10).(Photo: Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup)

First Female Rapper to Have a No. 1 Album Since 1999 - When Nicki's highly anticipated debut album Pink Friday was finally released in November 2010, it took the title of first rap album by a female to be No. 1 in the country since Eve's 1999 debut Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryders First Lady. It also sold 375,000 copies in its first week, which was nearly the most an album from a female rapper has ever sold, coming in second to Lauryn Hill's 1998 classic The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

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First Female Rapper to Have a No. 1 Album Since 1999 - When Nicki's highly anticipated debut album Pink Friday was finally released in November 2010, it took the title of first rap album by a female to be No. 1 in the country since Eve's 1999 debut Let There Be Eve...Ruff Ryders First Lady. It also sold 375,000 copies in its first week, which was nearly the most an album from a female rapper has ever sold, coming in second to Lauryn Hill's 1998 classic The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

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First Female Rap Artist to Go Platinum in Eight Years - Pink Friday remained at the top of the charts for several months after its release, and in January 2011, the project was certified platinum. Nicki became the first female rap artist to reach this milestone in eight years; her rap rival Lil Kim's La Bella Mafia went platinum in 2003.(Photo: Gregg DeGuire/PictureGroup)

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First Female Rap Artist to Go Platinum in Eight Years - Pink Friday remained at the top of the charts for several months after its release, and in January 2011, the project was certified platinum. Nicki became the first female rap artist to reach this milestone in eight years; her rap rival Lil Kim's La Bella Mafia went platinum in 2003.(Photo: Gregg DeGuire/PictureGroup)

"Super Bass" Hits No. 1, Solidifies Nicki's Spot in the Game - Although Nicki's Pink Friday was a record-breaking success that spawned several hits, it wasn't until June 2011 that she scored her first solo Top 10 hit with "Super Bass," off the deluxe version of the LP. The accomplishment solidified the rapstress' potential for longevity.(Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

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"Super Bass" Hits No. 1, Solidifies Nicki's Spot in the Game - Although Nicki's Pink Friday was a record-breaking success that spawned several hits, it wasn't until June 2011 that she scored her first solo Top 10 hit with "Super Bass," off the deluxe version of the LP. The accomplishment solidified the rapstress' potential for longevity.(Photo: Brad Barket/PictureGroup)

Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) - Nicki Minaj hit the Central Park stage to perform on Good Morning America. And she gave her followers a bit of the behind-the-scenes action.TWEET: "Doing romans revenge for the GMA crowd a capella after the cameras stopped rolling & having them spit every lyric with RAGE."(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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First Female Named on Forbes Cash Kings List - Nicki Minaj was included on the Forbes Cash Kings List — the first woman to do so in its history. The Cash King queen ranked at No. 8 for its 2012 list.(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) - Nicki Minaj hit the Central Park stage to perform on Good Morning America. And she gave her followers a bit of the behind-the-scenes action.TWEET: "Doing romans revenge for the GMA crowd a capella after the cameras stopped rolling & having them spit every lyric with RAGE."(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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First Female Named on Forbes Cash Kings List - Nicki Minaj was included on the Forbes Cash Kings List — the first woman to do so in its history. The Cash King queen ranked at No. 8 for its 2012 list.(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

The Grammys - Nicki Minaj is a four-time Grammy nominee for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. She received her first nod in 2011, and then her last three in 2012, where she graced the ceremony's stage.(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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First Female Rapper to Perform Solo at the Grammy's - When Nicki delivered her controversial exorcism-themed performance of "Roman Holiday" at the 54th annual Grammy Awards, not only did she cause a stir online, but she also became the first female rapper to perform solo at the ceremony.(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

First Rapper to Appear on Marie Claire - Nicki was also the first rapper to ever appear on the cover of Marie Claire. The woman's magazine was estalished in France in 1937, and her spot as the first female rapper judge (and first rapper to be a season-long judge) on American Idol helped boost her recognition in the pop world.(Photo: Marie Claire, August 2013)

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First Rapper to Appear on Marie Claire - Nicki was also the first rapper to ever appear on the cover of Marie Claire. The woman's magazine was estalished in France in 1937, and her spot as the first female rapper judge (and first rapper to be a season-long judge) on American Idol helped boost her recognition in the pop world.(Photo: Marie Claire, August 2013)