The rumor mill is bubbling with speculation about a possible romantic relationship between two American rap giants – Nicki Minaj and Eminem – who sent social media detectives on a mission to search for more details about the fascinating news. It wouldn’t be too far-fetched to say that the rapper’s rapid-fire curves serve body goals, which might be the reason for the search for more information about Nicki Minaj’s relationship timeline since she stepped into the limelight in 2004.
Over the years she has remained active and, more importantly, relevant in the highly competitive industry. She has won the most awards relevant to her music genre and holds the record as the first and only woman to secure a place on the Forbes list of the Hip-Hop Cash Kings. She made it onto the list not only once, but with her overwhelming earnings, she made it four times.
She was born on December 8, 1982, and was called Onika Tanya Maraj from birth, but chose Nicki Minaj as her professional nickname. The Trinidadian-American rapper is not yet married, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t had active dates, although not as much as most people expected.
From Safaree Samuels to the rapper Meek Mill to her recent alleged escapade – this is what Nicki Minaj’s relationship history over the years has been like
Nicki Minaj’s Relationship Through The Years – Who Has She Dated?
An interesting fact to note about Nicki Minaj’s relationship and dating history is that the Tobago-born superstar was only romantically involved with men who worked in the same space (rap and hip-hop) as she did. Nevertheless, she was not, as many suspect, employed on the rapper’s Loveville, at least not to the best of her knowledge. Here are the men who had something or more to do with the Curve Queen.
Their first publicly announced relationship came to a sad end at the end of 2014. At that time Minaj visited her social media platforms to confirm that her long-lasting relationship with Safaree Samuels had come to an end. The two rappers became famous in 2000 and seemed to be in love with each other until the news of their breakup became public, which supposedly inspired some of the hits on Minaj’s The Pinkprint album. For the most part, the couple kept their relationship under the radar when they were together, but after they ended their love affair, they literally invited their fans to a nasty brawl on social media and threw shadows and accusations at each other. While the two accused each other of cheating and lying, Safaree felt especially disrespected by Minaj who, he said, began treating him as an employee instead of her husband when she became famous. He also claimed that she used him to climb the ladder of success, whereupon she dumped him. Safaree was later ousted by rapper Meek Mill.
The next one on Nicki Minaj’s relationship timeline is Meek Mill, which she started in 2015, shortly after she had ended things with Safaree. Unlike the former, Minaj and Mill were more open with their love for each other in social networks. They flooded their Instagram accounts with beloved pictures and even stirred up engagement rumors after Minaj shared the image of a large heart-shaped stone on her ring finger, which suggests that it was a gift from her rapper boyfriend.
Sadly, Nicki Minaj, fortunately, eluded them both, because shortly after the ring started engagement rumors, she went on Twitter to announce that she was single again. The news about the end of their two-year relationship with Meek Mill was officially announced on Twitter on January 5th, 2017.
Not long after Minaj had returned to the dating market after the end of her relationship with Meek, she allegedly started dating the New York rapper, Nas. The rumors started to spread after the two of them had been seen together at events like Nas’s 44th birthday and on social media and published identical pictures. However, they never confirmed that they were together and allegedly went their separate ways in early 2018.
Another unconfirmed Nicki Minaj’s relationship was with Drake, with whom she raised some eyebrows after her close relationship. Nevertheless, they have never confirmed that they are together or have ever been together.
Apparently, Nicki Minaj’s relationship train is on the move again, albeit in another unofficial remark. While Minaj and the American rap god Eminem may only have worked together as adversaries on a few projects, they have also sparked speculation about a possible romance through online comments in 2018. Although Minaj has not officially stated that she is dating the real Slim Shady, she somehow confirmed the speculation when a fan asked her if she and the rap legend were a couple and she answered with a simple “yes”.