[PHOTOS] 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nicki Minaj

#2 Nicki Minaj loves Popeye's Chicken!
#2 Nicki Minaj loves Popeye's Chicken!
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JUNE 05: Rapper Nicki Minaj poses in the press room during the 2011 MTV Movie Awards at Universal Studios' Gibson Amphitheatre on June 5, 2011 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
#4 Nicki Minaj was the first female rap artist to perform at Yankee Stadium!
#4 Nicki Minaj was the first female rap artist to perform at Yankee Stadium!
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Singer Nicki Minaj arrives at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)
#1 Nicki Minaj has two brothers and one sister.
#1 Nicki Minaj has two brothers and one sister.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 26: Recording artist Nicki Minaj arrives at the BET Awards '11 held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
#6 Nicki Minaj was discovered by Lil' Wayne, who was featured on the same rap-mix DVD.
#6 Nicki Minaj was discovered by Lil' Wayne, who was featured on the same rap-mix DVD.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12: Recording artist Nicki Minaj performs on stage at the Samsung Infuse 4G launch event at Milk Studios on May 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
#3 Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 and is 28-years old.
#3 Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 and is 28-years old.
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Singer Nicki Minaj performs onstage during the 2011 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 22, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ABC)
#5 Nicki worked at Red Lobster in the Bronx!
#5 Nicki worked at Red Lobster in the Bronx!
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12: Recording artist Nicki Minaj attends the Samsung Infuse 4G launch event featuring Nicki Minaj at Milk Studios on May 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
#10 Life hasn't always been peachy keen for Nicki. According to Minaj, her father drank heavily, took drugs, and once tried to kill her mother by setting the house on fire.
#10 Life hasn't always been peachy keen for Nicki. According to Minaj, her father drank heavily, took drugs, and once tried to kill her mother by setting the house on fire.
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 27: Singer Nicki Minaj attends BET's Rip The Runway 2010 at the Hammerstein Ballroom on February 27, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
#7 Though Nicki Minaj prefers men, she dislikes being labeled 'straight' or 'bisexual,' saying "The point is, everyone is not black and white. There are so many shades in the middle..."
#7 Though Nicki Minaj prefers men, she dislikes being labeled 'straight' or 'bisexual,' saying "The point is, everyone is not black and white. There are so many shades in the middle..."
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 29: Recording artist Nicki Minaj attends the Green Auction: A Bid To Save The Earth at Christie's on March 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
#8 Nicki Minaj has created a lot of alter-egos! She claims the song "Bottoms Up" is sung by her twin "Roman Zolanski."
#8 Nicki Minaj has created a lot of alter-egos! She claims the song "Bottoms Up" is sung by her twin "Roman Zolanski."
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Rapper Nicki Minaj arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
#9 Nicki was born in Saint James, Trinidad. She lived there for five years with her Grandmother while her mother looked for a home in Queens. She moved here to NYC and attended LaGuardia High School!
#9 Nicki was born in Saint James, Trinidad. She lived there for five years with her Grandmother while her mother looked for a home in Queens. She moved here to NYC and attended LaGuardia High School!
MIRAMAR, CA - DECEMBER 03: Singer Nicki Minaj performs onstage during "VH1 Divas Salute the Troops" presented by the USO at the MCAS Miramar on December 3, 2010 in Miramar, California. "VH1 Divas Salute the Troops" concert event will be televised on Sunday, December 5 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on VH1. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for VH1)
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