Happy Birthday @NICKIMINAJ Nicki Minaj. Born Onika Tanya Maraj December 8, 1982. Nicki, who is originally from Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago released her first mixtape Playtime Is Over in 2007. In 2009 Nicki was signed to Lil Wayne's Young Money Entertainment Label which he founded in 2005. In 2010 Nicki would release her debut album Pink Friday. It went on to be certified Triple Platinum & peaked at #1 on Billboard's Hot 200 Album Chart as well as the R&B and Rap Album Charts. It includes the Platinum Selling singles Your Love, Moment 4 Life & Fly. It also features the 8- time Platinum selling single Super Bass. Her Follow-up album in 2012 Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded was certified Double Platinum & had the same chart success as her debut album. It includes the Gold selling single Beez In The Trap, the Platinum selling Pound The Alarm & the 6-time Platinum selling Starships. In 2014 She released The Pinkprint. this was certified Double Platinum. It features the singles Pill & Potions, the Double Platinum selling Anaconda, the Triple Platinum selling Only & The Night Is Still Young.