Mother Carol Maraj revealed Nicki gave her gifts after she rose to fame in 2010 with her debut album Pink Friday.
Nicki Minaj has bought her mother a house and a fleet of cars since she rose to fame.
Rapper Anaconda, 40, has a fortune estimated at $150 million and his mother Carol Maraj revealed she gave him gifts after he rose to fame in 2010 with her debut album Pink Friday.
Carol Maraj told Page Six: “She (Nicki Minaj) bought me a Mercedes-Benz. She bought me a beautiful house and many different cars.
Speaking about how Nicki Minaj grew up in America, Carol added: “I love my home. (Nicki) was born in Trinidad (and) came here when she was five. So to see it become such a major success is incredible.
Nicki rapped on her 2010 track “I’m the Best”: “I remember when I couldn’t buy my mom a couch, now I’m sitting on the fence, I bought my mom a house. ”
Carol added: “I never expected that, raising my children here in the United States, that my daughter would become this big superstar. I love that my daughter is so successful and I’m happy that she has a platform – but I have my own passion and drive. It’s really nice to know that I’m different.
The mother-of-three, who also has son Jelani and daughter Ming, said she always wanted to instill in her now-famous daughter “the importance of education”, adding: “I insisted that my children go to school…and do what they can. the best when they came to the United States.
“Since I was a child, I have been determined, no matter what happens in my life. I went to nursing school.
“I always have hope to continue, and that’s what I always try to tell these women. That it’s not over.
Nicki Minaj – born Onika Tanya Maraj – grew up with her grandmother in a family of 11 cousins while her mother, a gospel singer, worked several jobs in payroll and accounting before getting her green card and moving to the United States at the age of 24, after which she brought Nicki and her younger brother Jelani.
Nicki’s financial manager and gospel singer father, Robert, became addicted to alcohol and crack and burned down their family home in 1987, when Nicki was five.
Carol now runs a foundation for women experiencing domestic violence and has a new scent in her works called Heaven Scent.
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