Nicki Minaj whole life story is coming to TV and she is producing it. The Trinidadian rapper reportedly ink a deal with ABC Family to air a new comedy based on her life.
According to Deadline, Nicki Minaj will executive produce the new sitcom. The comedy series was written by Kate Angelo, who wrote the hit movie Sex Tape.
The TV series will chronicles Nicki Minaj life as she grew up in an immigrant family from Trinidad. The series will track her life from her childhood days in Queen, New York to becoming a global pop star.
“This is one of the more unique adventures I’ve ever embarked on,” Minaj said in a statement. “I couldn’t be more proud and excited to team up with an amazing group of people to give the world something really special.”
The “Only” rapper posted on Instagram that she is embarking on a nationwide search to find a star for her younger self.
Filming for the project will get underway this winter in Queens and a pilot will be aired sometime next year.
“Nicki Minaj is a force to be reckoned with at everything she touches,” said ABC Family’s EVP Programming and Development, Karey Burke. “Nicki is an international superstar, yet not everyone knows how inspiring and hilarious her true story is, and we can’t wait to share it with the world.”
Minaj is slowly building her film resume with major casting roles in films such as The Other Woman, animated movie Ice Ace: Continental Drift.
She also just wrapped up filming for her role in the upcoming Barbershop 3.