Kimberly Denise Jones born July 11, or ,  known professionally as Lil' Kim , is an American rapper, songwriter, model, and actress. Born and raised in Brooklyn , New York , she lived much of her adolescent life on the streets after being expelled from home. In , she was discovered by fellow rapper The Notorious B.
The year-old rapper uses male models as furniture in a provocative photo shoot for Marie Claire magazine 's November issue, and reveals how she became a self-sufficient woman -- a goal that she hopes young girls will aspire to have in their own lives. I think that's a big thing now," Minaj says. I want your goal in life to be to become an entrepreneur, a rich woman, a career-driven woman. I promise if u trust me, I'll lead you to greatness. She adds, "You have to be able to know that you need no man on this planet at all, period, and he should feel that, because when a man feels that you need him, he acts differently. While Minaj is proud to be an independent woman, she does credit Jay Z as being an inspiration in helping her "pinpoint the dos and the don'ts" in her career. With a new album and a TV series inspired by her life in the works, our November cover star—the most bankable woman in hip-hop—is at the height of her game. Click the link in our bio to read highlights from her interview. The outspoken artist also feels there's a double standard for women of color in the entertainment industry, and uses the media's reaction to Kim Kardashian's nude selfie as proof of such discrimination.
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Onika Tanya Maraj yes, that's Nicki Minaj's real name is a force to be reckoned with. She's been in the music game since and is currently one of the world's best selling artists AND one of the world's most influential rappers. Last November she became the first ever female artist to have entries on the Billboard Hottest chart - so it's safe to say that Nicki is unstoppable.
In regards to my current situation, I feel like a lot of the time he doesn't understand that things like MCAT's and studying undergrad or med school come first. I wish I know things better and would have taken a different path in life. We have 5 kids and my eldest wants to become a doctor.