American rapper Nicki Minaj will be visiting Trinidad and Tobago for the Carnival season on Feb. 24-25. The Trinidad born superstar made the announcement on Instagram. Nicki was born Onika Tanya Maraj in St James, Trinidad.
The entertainer has featured Trinidad and Tobago Carnival in her past work - going to T&T in 2012 to shoot her video for her single ‘Pound the Alarm’. Minaj recreated scenes from Carnival for the video - women, including the rapper herself, decked out in an array of Carnival costumes, moko jumbies, jab molassies and cameos from soca stars Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons.
Among her many accolades, she has received 10 Grammy award nominations.