Nicki will focus on Minaj’s upbringing in Queens, NY, and “the personal and musical evolution that led to her eventual rise to stardom.” Supermodel Selita Ebanks will star as Minaj’s mother, Grace. Wesley Jonathan, who currently co-stars on TV Land's The Soul Man, will portray Minaj’s father, Vincent.
Excitement is bubbling for this show, especially after Minaj announced that Whoopi Goldberg will guest star as one of her neighbors. The hip-hop superstar will also make appearances on the show.
Get ready to add this sitcom to your must-watch list.
I am honored and excited to announce that I've literally hand picked the main characters of my scripted series "Nicki" ~ #ABCFamily #Freeform ~ I've been going to the auditions falling in love with some incredible people. Looking forward to unveiling this groundbreaking new show for you guys in 2016! 😘😘😘😘❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
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