A Nicki Minaj Documentary Is Officially on It’s Way

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| LAST UPDATE 08/07/2022

By Logan Shaw
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Nicki Minaj fans, this is your time to shine. The iconic rapper and hip hop star who previously confirmed that she would be releasing a documentary about her life has now returned to drop the official trailer, and boy, are we hyped. Despite being just two minutes long, it's spilling all the behind-the-scenes secrets we've always wanted to know. From her incredible rise to fame to sexism in the music industry, nothing is off limits. "You don't get a manual on how to be a famous rapper," Minaj opens before all angles of her fame are shown on camera. Here's everything we know so far...

The then-untitled project was first announced in November 2020 when the star herself took to Instagram to break the news. "I am beyond grateful & excited to share this news with you guys today. I couldn't be more thrilled to have #HBOMAX on board to help me tell my story in this delicate & memorable way. A way that my fans will love forever. This doc is next level. I can promise you that," she said. Since then, it's been a bumpy ride, with HBO publicly backing out of the project BRON is producing. For a while, its fate was unclear. Now, Nicki is back almost two years later to tell us it's coming sooner than we think.

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"I took some time to perfect this very intimate, delicate, electrifying, inspiring body of work. As I decide on a home for this project, I can't help but reflect on what I'm including in this doc," the rapper captioned her Instagram post. "Some things are so personal, it's scary. It's like NOTHING you've seen before & I need it to be handled with care. Love you so much. Thank you for the continued support." Alongside this post, Minaj posted the official trailer for what will be 6 part docu-series. 

"I'm fighting for the girls who never thought they could win," she says in the trailer, proving that the series will tackle the real issues. "I think that we just don't get the respect that men do. You constantly feel like you're doing something wrong, and so you just stop doing, period. This industry is just not a loving, supportive place. It pretends sometimes, but it's just not." Stay tuned for the release date and more.

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