Nicki Minaj: High School Actress
The reigning queen of hip-hop treads the boards in her teen years.
Once upon a time, a girl named Onika Maraj dreamed of being an actress. Eventually, she did—more or less—reinventing herself as Nicki Minaj and becoming a platinum-selling hip-hop superstar.
In this clip, a teenage Minaj gets heated and throws a phone in a play rehearsal during her tenure at LaGuardia High School. It’s pretty evident that she had the diva thing down back then.