Nicki Minaj Wants You To Play A Mini-Nicki In A New Sitcom About Her Life

Good news, everyone! Nicki Minaj has revealed that she has signed a deal to produce a sitcom loosely based on her early life and upbringing.

The deal – inked with US network ABC Family – will see the rapper/Queen/all-around badass helm a show based around her family’s immigration from Trinidad, and her upbringing in the New York borough of Queens during the 1990s.
The network has put an order in for a full series for the show, meaning it is definitely happening and will definitely go to air at some point.
A statement released by Minaj confirms what’s good.

“This is one of the more unique adventures I’ve ever embarked on. I couldn’t be more proud and excited to team up with an amazing group of people to give the world something really special.”

In addition to producing the series, Minaj will be appearing in the show in some unconfirmed capacity – which isn’t as far fetched as you may think. Those ardent fans among you will probably be well aware that prior to her rise as a musician, Minaj attended the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art, where she majored (ironically) in drama.

But here’s where it gets good.
Obviously since the show will feature her earlier years, Minaj won’t be able to play the younger version of herself. So she’s casting a wide net to find her very own mini-me – which could, quite conceivably, be one of you.

I am now launching a nation wide search to find #YoungNicki ??????

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Someone’s already suggested Amandla Stenberg from The Hunger Games, but it appears Minaj is keen on sourcing an unknown.

How do you actually go about putting your hand up for this incredible gig? Who would actually know.

But if you’ve got the look, the skills, the style, and the flow, it certainly wouldn’t harm your chances to start mounting a social media campaign to get yourself noticed.
As for the show’s theme song, all signs point to Cookie Rap.


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via USA Today.