Nicki Minaj to Start a Charity for Student Loans


Last weekend, hip-hop living legend Nicki Minaj made waves when she decided ― seemingly spontaneously ― to start making tuition and student payments for straight-A students who reached out to her via Twitter.

On Friday, Minaj followed up over Instagram, describing some of the payments she’d made for the students ― at least one of whom started crying, she said.

She also said she would go on “another impromptu payment spree” sometime in the next couple months.

In case you missed it, Minaj wrote to the fan and student last week:

“Show me straight A’s that I can verify w/ur school and I’ll pay it. Who wants to join THAT contest?!?! Dead serious. Shld I set it up?”

Minaj asked the fan to show proof of their grades and the bills directly from the school, or some other kind of proof, via a direct message before adding them to her list. After an hour fielding requests, Minaj called it off (temporarily), writing, “Let me make those payments tmrw then see if I have any money left. I’ll do some more in a month or 2.”


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