A Trinidad and Tobago-born rapper, singer and songwriter; Nicki Minaj is the music sensation of all times. The main genre of her songs includes hip-hop, R&B, Pop and gained huge public recognition after the release of her mixtapes, Playtime, Sucka Free and Beam Me Up Scotty. Her first studio album was released in 2009 when she signed up Young Money Entertainment and gave one of the Nicki Minaj best song, “Pink Friday” which made its name to the US Billboard 200.
She is unique in her dressing style when she dresses up with colorful costumes and wigs. She beats the other rapper and artists due to her distinguished fast flow and use of the British Cockney accent. Not only that, but she was also the first female artist to be part of MTV’s annual Hottest MC List. She has always been entertaining to her fans by giving them Nicki Minaj Best songs like Super Bass in 2011, Starships in 2012, Bang Bang and Anaconda in 2014.
It was the debut studio album of rapper Nicki Minaj signed up with Young Money Entertainment which was on the list of US Billboard 2010 along with the sale of 375,000 copies in just the first week. It was released on November 22, 2010, by famous labels i.e. Young Money, Cash Money, and Universal Motown.
The 50-minute-long studio album is based on the genre Hip Hop, Pop, and R&B featuring few eminent guest vocals such as Eminem, Rihanna, Drake, Kanye West, and Natasha Bedingfield. It was a turning point for Nicki Minaj’s career as the album was not only on hit-list but also certified three times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Not only that, but this album was also nominated for Best Rap Album at the 54th Grammy Awards with Minaj’s other nominations for awards such as Best New Artist and Best Rap Performance for the single Moment 4 Life. There was no looking back for Minaj as this album had gained incredible popularity and recognition for Nicky for album sales, track sales, and streaming songs.
Pink Friday Album gave many hit and rocking singles which include, “Your Love”, “Check it out”, “Right Thru Me”, “Moment 4 Life”, “Super Bass”, “Did It On ‘em”, “Girls Fall Like Dominoes” and “Fly” released between 2010-2011.
Your Love by Nicki Minaj
A mid-tempo hip hop, pop and R&B songs of the album Pink Friday made people fall in love with it.
The song was written by Minaj, Joseph Hughes, David Freeman and produced by Andrew “Pop” Wansel which described as “Rap Ballad” in the music industry. The song was instrumented with the help of bass, drum loops, and hip-hop backbeats and inspired by the instrumentals and background vocals of Annie Lennox’s cover version of “No more I love You’s”.
The song was leading the US Billboard Hot 100 by ranking 14 and 4 and the song’s sale hit the digital downloads by 1.5 million.