Hip-hop artist whose 2010 debut album, Pink Friday, went 4x platinum and had seven singles reach the Billboard's Hot 100 at the same time. Her follow up album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was released in 2012.
She played the clarinet in middle school, and worked as a waitress at Red Lobster after her acting career failed to take off. She was fired from Red Lobster for being rude to customers and went on to work as an office manager on Wall Street.
She became a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol alongside , , and American Idol veteran . In 2012, she provided the voice for the character Steffie in the film and in 2014, she played a supporting role in the romantic comedy .
She has brothers named , Brandon and and a sister named Ming. Her mother has worked as a gospel singer and her father Robert has worked for American Express. Her relationship with producer ended in 2014. She then dated rappers and .
She collaborated with on the song "Till The World Ends."