During and , Minaj released a series of mixtape, gaining worldwide attention, which lead her to being signed later that year. She has a distinctive rapping, as well as her colourful costumes and wigs. Nicki also made her film debut in when she voiced a character in 'Ice Age. Apr 01, · Nicki Minaj arrived on a directionless hip-hop scene barely a year and a half ago. Now she’s its leader. This shopping feature will continue to load items. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.