Nicki Minaj Joins Instagram To Shut Down Posers

I didnt care that Ive been in the game longer, the Florida rapstress tells KarenCivil.com of her “Moment 4 Life” performance where she rocked a blonde Nicki-esque wig and flowy red gown. It wasnt about me. It was a tribute honoring her. I was only thinking, please dont get caught in this train (laughs), but it was really great. Despite the Back 2 Business MC’s stellar rendition, Trina has recently faced personal struggles in the public eye with the recent murder of her 19-year-old brother Wilbrent Gonk Bain who was killed in April. Theres nothing in the world that could make me really understand that my brother is not here and I cant get on the phone and say something to him,” she admits. “Sometimes I look at the text messages or look at the phone and still dial his number. Right before hitting that stage, I was literally in tears like, wow, he couldve been here with me. But [I put on] a brave face, and when it was done, I felt happy. Read on at KarenCivil.com .
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. I’ve kind of become the poster child for doing the things that no one expects.” PHOTOS: Nicki Minaj’s craziest hairstyles ever In fact, long before she became famous, the “High School” rapper dreams of becoming a lawyer. “I just loved the thought of going into a courtroom with mostly men and defending someone — just being able to persuade people with your words,” she says. “It seems glamorous in a way. Very inspiring and ballsy.” Nicki Minaj is Marie Claires August cover girl Credit: Satoshi Saikusa/Marie Claire That dream never came to fruition, of course, as Minaj went on to become a multiplatinum recording artist. During her Australian tour in 2012, however, the musician tells Marie Claire she had a “weird epiphany” and decided to pursue another lifelong dream: motherhood. PHOTOS: Meet all 12 American Idol winners “For the first time, I allowed myself to feel proud of where music had gotten me, and I felt an overwhelming sense of gratitude. You feel the need to pay it forward, which starts with analyzing yourself with a true desire to grow. I was praying every day, ‘You know what, Lord? I want to be a mom one day, and I want to start becoming the woman who I want to parent my child.’ I wanted all of the feelings of entitlement to leave me, because some people have this life for a year or five or 10 — and a lot of them lose it,” Minaj says. “I didn’t want to become a person who wasn’t enjoying the moment.” VIDEO: Nicki Minaj gives Drake a lap dance When it comes to love, Minaj feels it’s best for women to take charge.
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Guess I have to make a real one to counter attack. I’m sure that’s why Instagram won’t delete it Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) July 5, 2013 “I do NOT have Instagram. OnikaM is NOT me. Guess I have to make a real one to counter attack. I’m sure that’s why Instagram won’t delete it,” Nicki wrote on Twitter. The handle Minaj mentions in the tweet is a private account. Since joining, Minaj has posted four photos, one featuring the singer in the classic “my babe caught me sleeping pose” (a.k.a. a closed-eye selfie), one that appears to be a reblogged professional shot with Nelly and Pharrell and a few artistic renderings of the singer. Since joining, Minaj has amassed more than 60,000 followers and several thousand comments and likes. With 31 million fans on Facebook and 16 million Twitter followers, it won’t be long before Minaj’s Barbz start flooding her feed full force. Minaj has had a rather embattled relationship with her fans in the past when it comes to social media.
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