As enchanted as South African fans have been with their musical idol, no one is more blown away than Nicki Minaj at her experience during her current tour of the country.
”There was no better feeling than seeing my South African fans recite every word to every song. I always had a special love for them. I’ve shouted out South African songs before, but it is surreal to stand on stage and see these people with excitement and love rapping back my lyrics to me,” she added.
“I never thought that rap would take me all around the wrld. And to be here is just like a surreal experience. It’s a dream, I’ll never forget. The people in the crowd… they have no idea how happy they’ve made me. Its pretty incredible to be a black woman and come to South Africa and headline my own tour. It just goes to show you – all you little black girls – that anything is possible. W hrd work, detrm and putting God first, tehre’s nothing you can’t do.
The artist, recently made history by simultaneously occupying four top 10 spots on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart and becoming the first female artist to achieve the feat. Minaj also has the most hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart of any female rapper in history and is number three among all females. What’s more, twelve of her entries entered the top ten, yielding another record for a female rapper.
Minaj stands at the top of the pop vanguard. To date, the global superstar has sold over 50 million singles and 5 million albums worldwide.
Minaj has also been the recipient of a bevy of awards including American Music Awards, MTV VMA’s, Billboard Awards, People’s Choice Awards, BET Awards & many others.
Source – iol