Nicki Minaj has revealed the cast of Nicki, the upcoming ABC Family sitcom based on her life.
Fruitvale Station's Ariana Neal will star as young Nicki, an aspiring rapper who moves from Trinidad to Queens in the early '90s. Supermodel Selita Ebanks will play Nicki's mother Grace, What I Like About You's Wesley Jonathan will play Nicki's father Vincent and The Original's McCarrie McCausland will play Jaylen, Nicki's older brother. Whoopi Goldberg will also guest star as Nicki's neighbor Miss Martha.
"I am honored and excited to announce that I've literally hand picked the main characters of my scripted series 'Nicki,'" wrote Minaj, who will executive-produce and appear on the show. "I've been going to the auditions falling in love with some incredible people. Looking forward to unveiling this groundbreaking new show for you guys in 2016!"
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