Nicki has been an integral part of her daughter’s career since she was a teenager, first signing with Jay-Z as his DJ, and also becoming a major star of her own, with her debut album, The Way We Were, selling more than 30 million copies.
Nicki is a woman of many talents, including her DJing career, her work in the music industry, her stage presence, her acting and her filmography.
She is also a woman with an infectious smile, and the world’s biggest fan of Lil Wayne.
The singer-songwriter-producer was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to New York when she was four.
She studied ballet, and moved back to Detroit when she turned 18, but continued to study dance and pop music as a career.
She has released five albums since, all of which have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide.