Pink Friday marked her exploration of the genres, spawning electro songs including the pop-laden " Super Bass ". I've always been experimenting. Roman Zolanski, "a demon inside her", Minaj's "twin brother" whose character she assumes when she is angry. It was her meltdowns while in the house that helped her popularity - but Mandy believes the personality she is famed for has created an 'identity trap'. Cyndi Lauper's videos — that's what intrigued me. In one interview, Minaj rejected the comparison,  but in another interview, she said that she is inspired by Gaga's creativity. The combination is often, if not always, intoxicating". She also introduced the "Nicki Minaj Collection" clothing line for Kmart , composed of clothing, accessories and housewares. I was really interested in her mind and her aura [and] I was really, really into Jay-Z. The beautician said, 'No, you have to get your mother on the phone,' and I was just crying and begging. She's amazingly talented and I've been wearing her clothes forever, so to meet her was like, 'Yay! Share this article Share Nikki, first shot to stardom as a contestant on Big Brother back in for the seventh series, where she finished in fifth place and found love with her housemate Pete Bennett. At the time, she was managed by Debra Antney. Finally, she confirmed that the previously-announced tour would still be moving forward as scheduled, starting at the end of September. But she credits the process as her saviour, she wanted to prove to others she could do something and ended up placing fifth thanks to her outlandish meltdowns.