Come and see the greatest female rapper of them all, Nicki Minaj at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre August 9, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel!
Onika Tanya Miraj (she changed her last name to Minaj) started her performing career as a member of the rap group The Hoodstars. The group made it big with their anthem written for WWE wrestler Diva Victoria, “Don’t Mess With.”
Nicki Minaj hit show business running in 2009. A native of Trinidad, Minaj managed to find a flowing rap style that made her distinct among fellow performers. Her debut album “Pink Friday” went to the top of the Billboard charts with her hit single “Super Bass.” She became the first female artist to have seven songs in the “Billboard” top 100. After “Pink Friday” hit platinum, she appeared on “Saturday Night Live.”
Nicki Minaj has performed at the 2012 Super Bowl, and was the first female solo rapper to sing at the Grammy Awards. This year she joined the cast of “American Idol.” She is famous for feuding with Mariah Carey, Clive Tanaka, and Lil Kim, to name a few.
The First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre is located at 19100 Ridgeland Avenue in Tinley Park. For tickets, go online to www.ticketmaster.com.
The Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel, just minutes from the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, offers affordable guest rooms, free breakfast, an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and a fitness center. Special AAA rates are available. Call the property direct at (708) 497-3000.