I. Introduction and Thesis statement: " The female rapper Nicki Minaj is one of the most influential artist that shows unique and creative ways to express herself in her song writing. II. Who and what influenced her to become a rapper?
A. Her drug addicted father
B. Nicki's past helped her want to rise above the life her parents knew.
C. She thought if she could be successful it would make her mother stronger. III. How did she get discovered?
A. She was first spotted by Young Money CEO Fendi on MySpace.
B. Her rapping skill caught Lil Wayne's attention who later on tagged her for a number of collaborations in his mixtures. IIII. How does she come up with her music?
A. She said its her personal preference to always be in control of everything in her life.
B. Nicki also comes up with her lyrics by using her alter egos such as Roman Zolanski to help tell stories in her life. IV. What is her back story?
A. Her real name is Onika Maraj
B. Birthday is December 8, 1984
C. Hometown was Jamaica, Queens, NY
D. Nicki has a background in the performing arts, having earned her skills at NYC's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of music and arts