What is Nicki Minaj's real name?
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24 facts you need to know about 'Yikes' rapper Nicki Minaj
2. What is Nicki Minaj's real name?
Nicki Minaj's full name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She started off her rap career using the name "Nicki Maraj" before later settling for the name Nicki Minaj. According to rumours, she didn't like the name "Minaj" as it had sexual connotations but later accepted the title.