She's surpassed Missy Elliot
She may still be waiting for official confirmation, but yesterday Nicki Minaj announced on Instagram that she has become the most awarded female rapper in history.
“Attention!! I love God,” Minaj wrote. “According to Universal Records, this year alone, my album catalogue sold 325K worldwide and The Pinkprint is now at 4 Million worldwide!! Since January, I’ve received 11 billboard entries, and yesterday with that ASCAP award, I became the most awarded female rapper in history!!”
Minaj, who is nominated for the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at the BET Awards, which air tonight, also recently became the most viewed rapper in history, with a total of 12.2 billion combined views, beating Eminem who has 1.9 billion.
However it was her ASCAP trophy from the Rhythm & Soul Music Awards last Thursday that helped Minaj surpass Missy Elliott, who has earned 189 awards.
Her Instagram post went on: “They don’t want you to post your achievements & accomplishments. It makes them uncomfortable. But you must! [Because] everyday, [people] broadcast your failures. They shout them to the mountain tops. So never EVER stop posting your accomplishments.”