Nicki Minaj Becomes The First Female Rapper To Earn The #1 Spot On Billboard Since Eve

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Young Money femcee Nicki Minaj is showing no signs of slowing down. The Queens native debut album Pink Friday is now officially platinum. Also Nicki holds the #1 spot on Billboard charts. According to the Nielsen SoundScan report, last week Pink Friday moved another 45,300 copies. After 11 weeks of Nicki’s album being on shelves, Pink Friday has sold 1,034,600 copies. This is the first time since Eve’s 1999 debut, Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders First Lady that a female Hip Hop artist has had the #1 album in the country. Nicki took to her Twitter account @NickiMinaj to express her happiness for having the #1 album as well as thanking her fans. Peep Nicki’s tweet below.

We finally did it! PINK FRIDAY is the #1 Album in the United States of America!!!!! *faints* thank u sooooo much for the continued support!

Congratulations Nicki Minaj from Don Bleek, YoDonBleekRaps, Dollah Tha Rapper and YoDonBleekRaps Mgmt.

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