Just Try To Look Away

April 2012
Allure;Apr2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p234
The article profiles singer Nicki Minaj. Minaj was born in Trinidad and moved to Queens, New York when she was five years old. She reveals that music, fashion and beauty provided an escape from a difficult early life. The singer admits that her father became a drug abuser and alcoholic a short time after they moved to the U.S. She states that the first thing she did when she was earning enough was to buy a house for her mother. She adds that she grew up listening to the music of Babyface.


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