Nicki Minaj has signed a deal with HBO Max.
The streamer has ordered a six-episode documentary on Minaj, which will explore the rapper’s creative mind and tell the story of his personal and professional journey. Minaj himself will guide the audience through the most challenging and fulfilling period of his life in untitled titles, each episode lasting half an hour.
“It will give you guys a crude unrealistic look about my personal life and my professional journey and I can’t wait to share it with you,” Minaj said in announcing the series via social media. News of the show comes on the 10th anniversary of the release of her debut album “Pink Friday”.
– Mrs. Petty (@nickkimnina) November 20, 2020
The project is directed by Michael John Warren, who made his directorial debut with J-Z’s 2004 film “Fade to Black”. Warren has previously worked with Minaj on two documentaries, one of which was released in 2010 on his debut album.
Minaj Warren and Aaron L. Gilbert are co-producing executive productions with Braving Gilbert and Cassandra Bachar for Brand Life, as well as Irving Azaf and Tommy Bruce in collaboration with Creative Wealth Media.
“Nicki Minaj is a multi-faceted artist, businessman and inventor and is compelled to count as well. It is a special opportunity for us to bring this project to HBO Max and give our viewers unprecedented access to his life, “said Sarah Abrey, Head of Content for HBO Max.
“I love that this series doesn’t just provide an all-access glimpse to one of the iconic musicians of our generation; It also gives a profile of the brave woman Onika behind the artist. I believe we can all learn a great job from his extraordinary professional and personal life. It’s an honor to share this moving story, “added Warren.
The content of the effort and Braun releasing HBO have negotiated a series agreement with Max.
“Nicki Minaj is one of the most important and influential recording artists of all time; Never duplicate – and many have tried. We are proud to support this living icon to open his home to the world with this courage, ”Aaron L. Gilbert and Brenda Gilbert of Bron said in a joint statement.