Nicki Minaj is no doubt the hottest female rapper out in 2015. Nicki stepped on the scene with three mixtapes from 2007-2009, and released her album “Pink Friday” in 2010 while signed to Young Money Records. “Pink Friday” peaked at number one in the US Billboard top 200. Nicki then became the first female artist to have seven singles simultaneously on the US Billboard Hot 100. Nicki is undoubtedly an iconic figure in the hip hop world today.Known for her punch lines that can knock you across the room to hooks that will have you singing to friend or foe, and a style like none other, curves that are out of this world and let’s not forget a booty and you can’t miss. Nicki’s not ashamed to say what comes to her mind whether it be in her lyrics or in an interview.But in 2009 an alleged sex tape surfaced from out of the wood works, threatening to end Nicki’s career before it really even began. The sex tape is believed to be 22 minutes long featuring a older gentlemen who is unknown. But there are more than one version to this story and the so called guy featured in the sex tape range from rappers Gucci Mane to Lil Wayne. When the rumor was released there was nearly 200,000 searches on Google per minute. Instead of suffering from this scandal Nicki’s record sales and profile have actually been boosted.
Years after the 2009 scandal rumors are still surfacing about this alleged sex tape between her and Lil Wayne, but the video has yet to surface. Nicki Minaj denies that the female in the video is her but has said to be on record in the past saying “There was a point in my life that I struggled, did I make the sex tapes in question? Maybe I did and maybe I didn’t.” This hasn’t stopped Nicki though from achieving what she stepped on the music scene to do. It has actually helped her in more ways than one. Despite the rumors and the backlash Nicki has remained positive and has gained more from the negativity. Since then she has put out Albums “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” in 2012 and the “Pinkprint” in 2014, with single “Anaconda” which hit number two on the US Billboard charts 100, and is her highest charting single in the US today. In 2013 she was one of the main judges on the twelfth season of “American Idol”. Nicki made her film debut in 2012 children’s film “Ice Age: Continental Drift”, and also starred in 2014 film “The Other Woman”. And that isn’t all that came out of her effortless talents and the sex scandal. Nicki was the first female artist included on the MTV’s Annual Hottest MC List. She has endorsed MAC Cosmetics where she has her own lipstick line, Adidas, and Pepsi. She has won four American Music Awards, eight BET Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, Billboards 2011 Rising Star Award, two MTV Music Awards, and two MTV Europe Music Awards.Whether the alleged sex tape is real or not whether Nicki Minaj is in it or not facts still remain she is going to reign forever.