Congrats to Nicki Minaj! The 32-year-old rapper is slowly but surely building her Hollywood empire. According to Deadline, she is set to executive produce and appear in a scripted comedy series for ABC Family based on her life growing up in Queens, New York. The project, from Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Entertainment, will film a pilot episode in Minaj’s hometown this winter, with the intention to continue to series. The site reports:
Born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago, Minaj moved to the U.S. as a child. Written by Kate Angelo (Sex Tape), the untitled series willKate focus on Minaj’s growing up in Queens in the 1990s with her vibrant immigrant family and the personal and musical evolution that lead to her eventual rise to stardom.
ABC Family’s EVP Programming and Development Karey Burke shared in a statement:
Nicki Minaj is a force to be reckoned with at everything she touches. 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.
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