In just a few years the 'Anaconda' rapper has undergone a radical transformation.
Nicki kicked of the UK leg of her 'The Pinkprint Tour' with a special guest.
After weeks travelling round Europe, Nicki Minaj finally brought her 'The Pinkprint Tour' to the UK this weekend and for her first show she had a surprise up her sleeve.
The 'Anaconda' rapper brought out special guest, UK's very own Jessie Ware to help her perform their collaboration 'The Crying Game' from her 'The Pinkprint' album.
Check out footage of the surprise performance, caught by fans in the audience, below.
The gig at the O2 followed on from performances in Paris, supported by Trey Songz and with special guest Meek Mill , who recently confirmed that he was in a relationship with the rapper when he announced how he bagged her to 20,000 people at his own concert.