Nicki Minaj is set to be a wife as she plans to change her surname to her soon to be hubby, Kenneth Petty’s name.
TMZ is reporting that as Nicki and Kenneth visited the marriage registry during the week, the rapper decided to change her name from Onika Tanya Maraj to Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty. The same report said that Nicki and Kenneth might have already tied the knot secretly.
According to TMZ, a few of her buddies flew into Los Angeles on Tuesday this week, and they stayed in a hotel for 48 hours before exiting the city.
Other rumors say Nicki Minaj and her beau might get married this weekend.
The future couple received their marriage license during the week as they look to make their union official.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj (/mɪˈnɑːʒ/), is a Trinidad and Tobago-born rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Born in Saint James, Port of Spain, and raised in Queens, New York City, she gained public recognition after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over (2007), Sucka Free (2008), and Beam Me Up Scotty (2009).
After signing with Young Money Entertainment in 2009, Minaj released her first studio album, Pink Friday (2010), which peaked at number one on the US Billboard 200 and was ultimately certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her second album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was released in 2012 and debuted at number one in several countries. Minaj made her film debut in the 2012 animated film Ice Age: Continental Drift. In 2013, she was a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol. Minaj’s third studio album, The Pinkprint, was released in 2014. She subsequently played supporting roles in the films The Other Woman (2014) and Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016). Her fourth studio album, Queen, was released in 2018.