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Nicki Minaj Says She’ll Pay Off Fans’ College Tuition If They Have Good Grades, And Here’s How People Reacted
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Nicki Minaj Says She’ll Pay Off Fans’ College Tuition If They Have Good Grades, And Here’s How People Reacted

Need some help paying your college tuition fees or student loans? Nicki Minaj can help! Seriously.

Saturday night, the award-winning rapper was on Twitter telling her fans that she would pay international airfare for contest winners (who would get to spend time with her at the Billboard music awards in Las Vegas) when a US student popped an important question: “Well you wanna pay for my tuition?” Surprisingly, Nicki not only agreed but she also extended the offer to her other fans in need! The only catch was that Minaj needed verification of 4.0 GPAs and confirmation from their schools. Throughout the evening, the rapper helped a total of 30 current and former students with their college tuition, students loans, and other education-related fees. Plus, she promised to respond to more requests from fans in a month or two!

Need some help paying your college tuition fees or student loans? Nicki Minaj can help!

Saturday night the rapper was telling her fans that she would pay international airfare for contest winners

When one fan asked if she would pay for his college tuition, and then it all started…

Minaj spent the night paying off her fan’s education-related fees as long as she got verification of 4.0 GPAs and confirmation from their schools

She helped with eveything from college tuition

To student loans

And other education-related fees

The award-winning rapper spent the whole evening helping fans

And she helped a total of 30 of them

Some of which were former students

While others were current students

With the amount of money varying for each student

We must say, Nicki was more than generous Saturday night

Plus, she promised to respond to more requests from fans in a month or two

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Hamilton Bubbub
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, never judge a book by its cover!

just a thought
Community Member
5 years ago

Exactly what I wanted to say ... I've never liked any of her songs and I don't know her much too ... But this is something that even the richest people in the world don't do ... Now I have developed a lot of respect for her !

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Brivid
Community Member
5 years ago

Very, very generous.

Marija Djuric
Community Member
5 years ago

Finally a rich person that knows how to have fun with money

John L
Community Member
5 years ago

Helping others with generosity has its own rewards. Even without the PR she has increased her stature. Hats off to the lady. :D

Valentina
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW! This is making a difference in people's life. And it must have felt very good to be able to do it! Hats off and low for this Lady!

Dora Tonksová
Community Member
5 years ago

Are you shitting me? This is amazing. I hope all those guys do everything in their powers to have the greatest grades after this kind of help.

Jessa McCabe
Community Member
5 years ago

She just earned major respect.

Anne Madag
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicki Minaj is so a kind person.

Ryuuichi Ren
Community Member
5 years ago

She is super cool!! Education's important, she choose the right way to help people

D Rolls
Community Member
5 years ago

I was never a fan of her music, and I found some of her behavior a bit contradictory, but I have to say that this is incredible of her.

Kira Rückemann
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow. And this is a proper way of supporting fan's by taking care of their education :)

Flávia Guimarães
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicki you have my respect and admiration from now on.

Cian MacCiarain
Community Member
5 years ago

Never cared much for the music, but THIS rapper gets a bit of respect from me for this. I wish more wealthy people were this philanthropic.

Silent Skeleton
Community Member
5 years ago

That's awesome! So generous :oD

Gilbert Black
Community Member
5 years ago

Hate her music, but this is pretty cool.

criminalgirl
Community Member
5 years ago

Respect.

Brandon Paltoo
Community Member
5 years ago

I think i may just look up her music now

BoredBunny
Community Member
5 years ago

Even though I'm not a big fan of her music, I really respect her now.

Bunnies are better!!
Community Member
5 years ago

What an amazing person!!

Barbie Ixe Cuteness
Community Member
5 years ago

I need it because of school..I love ur song and your everything omg

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Christian Ballaret
Community Member
5 years ago

This side of nickie is great and all not saying its a bad thing its just this thing just came out of nowhere like holy shit is this random af but big props to her helping those hardworking students

Amanda Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

Only other celeb I know, to help her fans out like this is Taylor Swift. It's nice when celebs give back to the people who supported their music over the years.

Ryuuichi Ren
Community Member
5 years ago

She's super cool!!

Cool Kaira
Community Member
5 years ago

OMG! It was very kind of her!

Gloria Polis
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm a great Grandmother but I know who you are, Nicki. Let me say that I am proud of you and admire you for taking this stand and helping these young people. The ONLY way out of poverty is education and you are definitely showing the way. Good on you! Congratulations!

Pi...
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow... speechless... noble. Respect.

The Gay Knight
Community Member
5 years ago

I never really liked her music, but she seems like a great person!

Ildiko S.
Community Member
5 years ago

This is great!! I love it! I think this is the time when companies go use clever advertisement as her! There is a chance, it was just her good heart, but let's be honest at the same time: It probably did cost her less than some other clever campaigne she might've come up with. Or the marketing team behind tha name "Nicki Minaj". Again, I support these actions! But I am skeptic about whose idea it was and for what reason they acted.

Bev McKinley
Community Member
5 years ago

I think this is great! I wish I could do more ......As it stands I owe $500 in rent & a wk late and I don't have a clue where iris going to come from...I made the mistake of using PAYDAY LOANS just to pay mo. Bills ---so-o jammed up. I'm 67 disabled and a good person ....not sure when I could pay u back.....Rent was due on the 1st. I'm a mess trying to come up with a solution .... If u know someone that could help please pass on ...thank u so very much for all u do!❣❣❣

Maisa Chaves
Community Member
5 years ago

That is a very positive stand to take, even if just once in awhile. I really respect that Nicky Minaj. And I hope you influence others too.

Azhari Subroto
Community Member
5 years ago

I hate her music and attitude, but I think this is really generous.

Uni N
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW!!!! Hope ALL those People who received also could help others when they graduate so it could be Chain reaction to help each other!

Lorraine Coxon
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicky, you are a legend!

Allie Orona
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh my gosh, that's amazing.

Dexter Tunacao
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW

Lux Lucis
Community Member
5 years ago

I've always had a pretty low view of her (in comparison to other artists who I think are better), but this substantially raises it!

Ana Super
Community Member
5 years ago

I can't believe this!

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow! i Wonder how Bono give!

DancingToMyself
Community Member
5 years ago

haha, I wonder why you are wondering :p

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Kori Hohaia
Community Member
5 years ago

give nicki a break guys jesus but obviously not you's right? -_-

Michał Nowicki
Community Member
5 years ago

US paid education system - what a crap XDD

Tori Cameron
Community Member
5 years ago

Hmm

Jenny Aganan
Community Member
5 years ago

I was purely touch by this!

Jana Kanuth Christenson
Community Member
5 years ago

what about kids who didn't get 4.0? it 's not easy to get through college and work a full time job but so many have done it and not gotten the 4.0. so proud of them and of you nicki minaj!

Maladicta42
Community Member
5 years ago

It takes dedication to get a 4.0 AND balance your work/personal life. I think that's what she was going for.

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Apollo
Community Member
5 years ago

And we all thought she was just a shallow little b*tch. She has a good heart.

Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago

Awwww! ♥ I graduated with 4.3, or something like that in HUFS (Seoul), can she pay for my Master degree? *blink blink*

Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago

Btw., my compliments go to her. I'm not a fan, but now I respect her more.

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Kashtin Lizotte
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8 months ago

This four years later and I am in wow anyway GO QUEEN NICKI #Barbz4life

Werren Kelvin
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3 years ago

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Djinnx Tearlache
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow, never expected this from her. What a way to restore your image. Mad respect!

Piyush Shukla
Community Member
5 years ago

When celebrities help community more than god awful self-interested politicians #MassiverespectforNM❤️

Stephanie Neyerlin
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't really care for her music, but she's a pretty funny actress and apparently a really awesome person. :)

Nikki Han
Community Member
5 years ago

how can she be so generous like that? my heart feel warm while reading this article T^T

Ebrima Drammeh
Community Member
5 years ago

i need help too am in the gambia

DivyaNsh SrivasTava
Community Member
5 years ago

Is she helping Indian students as well?

Maria Morales-Fowler
Community Member
5 years ago

Never cared for her music, but just became a fan!

Khurram Sarwar
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow just. Gained huge amounts of respect for her.

Mehmet Sinan
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't care if this is a publicity stunt. It's an awesome thing to do and those kids deserve it. KUDOS

Ajda Boksic Filipovic
Community Member
5 years ago

Huge respect for her! <3

Zach Shore
Community Member
5 years ago

I mean I've never thought much about her but if you look at something like this and say it's "just for the publicity", then you're missing the point - you can never go wrong doing a good deed.

Mary Marty
Community Member
5 years ago

How fucking awesome is Niki!

Monika Przymuszala
Community Member
5 years ago

Bravo :)

Christal Hudson
Community Member
5 years ago

My daughter had straight A's , and was in the Dean''s list all 5 years, graduating in the top 10% of her class at APSU for a teaching degree in Elementary Education... came out owing $35,000 in loans. She knew she'd never be able to repay them on a teachers salary so she's currently pursuing a nursing career... starting at the bottom as a CNA in a nursing home... SAD! The condition college loans leaves our children in starting out in life is pathetic!!!

Kat Grimes
Community Member
5 years ago

Lots of respect

Nicklas Linder
Community Member
5 years ago

I'd love to be able to do something like this too! Wow, that's so wonderful!

Caroline Driver
Community Member
5 years ago

Agree, not my kind of music, but kindness has nothing to do with music style. Now she has my respect, for what that's worth.

Full Name
Community Member
5 years ago

I hope these kids go on and pay it forward. What a great example.

Nuriya Amin
Community Member
5 years ago

God bless her...really.... !!

cheri duncan
Community Member
5 years ago

she just earned 1 fan here...

Saberina Francis
Community Member
5 years ago

This makes me love you even more Nicki!! Winning move....

ImperviousPuff
Community Member
5 years ago

Instead of attacking Nicki Minaj for advertising her generosity, why don't you people complaining actually go out and help someone for a change? I don't care if people brag about their good deeds, they're still good deeds in the end. If a celebrity brags about feeding the homeless, then that's on them but still, the homeless have been fed. It's better than being bitter online and doing absolutely nothing to help your fellowmen.

Artem Mikhaylov
Community Member
5 years ago

Straight A? One guy even wrote "...more thEn enough..." xD

Ruru Geronimo
Community Member
5 years ago

To be honest I don't follow her music, but from what I've seen mentioned about her online she does put a huge importance to education (I think I've seen a post somewhere before of her commenting how proud she is of her fans that study and that some fans even bring their grades to her) but this is just so amazing.

Ann McNeil
Community Member
5 years ago

Playing devil's advocate here.... she's asking people for their banking info- how do they know it's really her? This is an awesome thing for her to do, but I'd think twice about it before giving out any of my info .....

Ditto
Community Member
5 years ago

Lighten up and rnjoy the article.

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chachkimooch
Community Member
5 years ago

This is BEYOND awesome!!! RIGHT ON NICKI! Hopefully you'll inspire a movement of rich folks to share their wealth with struggling students everywhere!

Targaryen
Community Member
5 years ago

What a nice surprise. Well done.

Marni Tambling
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow. What a great gesture, Nicki Minaj. You're the best!!!!! So kind and this will make such a big difference to so many people.

Shari H
Community Member
5 years ago

I wonder if others with the means will follow this example? I love when people do things to try to make the world a better place. It is an example we can all follow.

Chris Fischer
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, great person. Tons of respect to her. I don't know her but I'm now a fan.

Roveena Mawphlang
Community Member
5 years ago

I love to listen to her song... N i love her too.... Im studying BSc nursing 2nd year and I l don't know if she'll help me bcz I'm from india

hawkeyefan95IA
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW 😲😲 To be honest I'm a metalhead🎸 and not listening Nicki Minaj but I appreciated what she's done👏👏👏 prejudiced 😕(sorry) NICE ACT👍👍👍

Ohhihellohaveaniceday
Community Member
5 years ago

Dont get fulled by this. Its still with selfish intentions. Like-self advertising. Really good heart is being generous every single day. Without bragging about it or advertising it. Just because she gives LESS than 0,000000000001% of some money of hers doesn't show anything about her... how many you g people have become sluts because of her music. How many young girls are hating their parents for not buying silicon ass, hips, boobs and face that she has bough for herself. Be careful people. People have the tendency to put on spotlight some super small generosity from narcissistic people meanwhile not even paying the smallest attention to the people that are really generous and saving lives on daily basis.. this is just sad. Bye.

Kathy Murphy
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh, did you ask for money on Twitter and not get some? I'd rather she give a small percentage of her $$ and make someone's day than to not give at all. Don't hate.

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Ohhihellohaveaniceday
Community Member
5 years ago

I think its just a self advertising:D to make people like her more.. and think she is a good person. despite of how many kids she have turned into sluts and made themhate their body and get abgry to their parents for jot buying them silicone ass, boobs , hips etc... Dont get blinded by small generosity... ;) Yea thats cool that she does that, but actually.. really? A really good heart doesn't need such a bragging way of showing generosity.. a really good heart does things like these on daiky basis without advertising and bragging about it.

ImperviousPuff
Community Member
5 years ago

You're absolutely right, there ARE people out there who help without advertising themselves but then again what have YOU done other than criticize people who have done some good in the world? A good deed even if it's a form of self-advertisement is still a good deed. She helped 30 people that night, those 30 people might have been struggling to pay off their tuition fee and she changed their lives. Generosity can still change a person's life even if it's on a small scale. People get annoyed by others who broadcast their altruism but nothing is more annoying than someone who points this out but does absolutely nothing helpful themselves.

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Tara Djoric
Community Member
5 years ago

God I love her!

udi
Community Member
5 years ago

Nice!

Marc Peteres
Community Member
5 years ago

And yet some of those people took screenshots from expensive MacBooks... when they could have easily gotten a much cheaper PC with higher specs. If these people were really desperate for money (which I believe many of them were), some of them obviously need to revisit their spending and learn to be cost-effective.

Marc Peteres
Community Member
5 years ago

But kudos to her.. It's obviously pocket-change for her, but it'll make a big difference in those people's lives. :)

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Nyar Osolab
Community Member
5 years ago

i literally knew her for her sexy HUGE ( . )( . ) and ( I ) but she definitely have a HUGE loving and generous <3... lol

Sam Mawi
Community Member
5 years ago

respect Nicki Minaj ! u r awesome

Jazmyn B (Jaz)
Community Member
5 years ago

I feel bad, I like some of Nicki's songs (although my friend has pointed out how rude the lyrics are) but when I first saw this post I thought it was a catch and Nicki was cheating on these students, getting money from their accounts for themselves so it surprised me to actually see she did something nice :)

Elaina Guerrero
Community Member
5 years ago

shes my role model and just to see her doing this makes her more of a role model then she was

Robert Lewis
Community Member
5 years ago

Well I can't help but respect her for offering something like that and going through with it, helping with fees I can understand the kid asking for a 2k wacom tablet got lucky though, i don't know any school that demands you to have one of those and this is coming from a UK masters student in Design (MA) and Illustration (BA).

Angel Fletcher
Community Member
5 years ago

thats awesome she is the only one who does this i love u nicki

KateandAllison HW
Community Member
5 years ago

Major Respect

Maladicta42
Community Member
5 years ago

Tony Stark wishes he was this cool

SurfrTx
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicki plz pay off my school loan. My gpa was 2.5 :)

Ditto
Community Member
5 years ago

That's shitty.

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Yessie Miller
Community Member
5 years ago

I wonder if she has paid or is it all talk ..??? Sorry but sounds too good to be true

Ditto
Community Member
5 years ago

She paid them. I saw a picture one of them took of their bank account and college info on Tumblr. Plus it would be dumb not to, she's like a millionaire, think.

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Sofia Bellavista
Community Member
5 years ago

How do you call charity you brag about in public? PR stunt.

Ann McNeil
Community Member
5 years ago

Playing devil's advocate here ..... she is asking people for their banking info- how do they know it's really her? It's an awesome thing to do, but I'd think twice about it myself.

Donna Pirnat
Community Member
5 years ago

Here's what we need to remember (besides the fact that this was really kind and she didn't have to do it:) As wealthy as she is, she STILL is not wealthy enough to be in the 1% wealthiest. Celebrities might have more $$ that WE do, but that doesn't make them EVEN CLOSE to 1% wealthy. And 1%ers don't do this sort of philanthropic giving AT A RATE COMPARABLE TO CELEBRITIES. Meaning, if Nicki Minaj can this easily help 30 people, one 1%er could just as easily help out 3,000 people. But...they don't. Vote. VOTE VOTE VOTE. Vote for people who care about people, not ones who care about adding more zeros to their own bank balances. Vote. PLEASE VOTE.

Bryan Izzard
Community Member
5 years ago

I appreciate your sentiment but I am fairly sure she is in the top 1% of wealth.. She has a net worth of about $70 million (unverified) and the 1 % cutoff is about $9M. That being said, it doesn't take away from the fact she is giving

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Sasha Tisdale
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow! She's such a BIG HELP to most of us! Thanks Nicki for you Help! Even though you slay you still care for your FANS and we all love you for that! #Mega_Love_For_THE_Black_Barbie #ILY_Queen_Nicki #Rags_To_Riches #Education_First

Simone Joye
Community Member
5 years ago

FANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN FOR LIFE!!! BLESSINGS ON BLESSINGS...ALL THE WAY UP....SHOULD HAVE BEEN ALL OVER MY NEWS CHANNEL.....#NICKIMINAJ

Dayana Mi
Community Member
5 years ago

This is so heartwarming.

Jesse West
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, she was doing this at 5am.

Jesse West
Community Member
5 years ago

5 am, was she drunk?

Porto DaMartinica
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5 years ago

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nicely done, hope she manages to save some for her own tuition so that she can learn how to type *you're* tho

Jessa McCabe
Community Member
5 years ago

Always that one person

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Kirsa Rasmussen
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5 years ago

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I don't like this. So only if you are a straight A person you can get help - what about all of those students who work just as hard but who maybe haven't got the ability to get an A or maybe have a bad day on exams, a lousy teacher or get "that one question that they never understood" - don't they deserve some lusk and help to move forward? I don't like it when others only see good grades as the highest achievement and best thing :-/

DancingToMyself
Community Member
5 years ago

She can't help everyone in the world. The other rich people should follow her example. :)

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Bag Of Donuts
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5 years ago

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Illuminati puppet for sure.

Maladicta42
Community Member
5 years ago

You do donuts a great dishonour my good man

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Hamilton Bubbub
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, never judge a book by its cover!

just a thought
Community Member
5 years ago

Exactly what I wanted to say ... I've never liked any of her songs and I don't know her much too ... But this is something that even the richest people in the world don't do ... Now I have developed a lot of respect for her !

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Brivid
Community Member
5 years ago

Very, very generous.

Marija Djuric
Community Member
5 years ago

Finally a rich person that knows how to have fun with money

John L
Community Member
5 years ago

Helping others with generosity has its own rewards. Even without the PR she has increased her stature. Hats off to the lady. :D

Valentina
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW! This is making a difference in people's life. And it must have felt very good to be able to do it! Hats off and low for this Lady!

Dora Tonksová
Community Member
5 years ago

Are you shitting me? This is amazing. I hope all those guys do everything in their powers to have the greatest grades after this kind of help.

Jessa McCabe
Community Member
5 years ago

She just earned major respect.

Anne Madag
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicki Minaj is so a kind person.

Ryuuichi Ren
Community Member
5 years ago

She is super cool!! Education's important, she choose the right way to help people

D Rolls
Community Member
5 years ago

I was never a fan of her music, and I found some of her behavior a bit contradictory, but I have to say that this is incredible of her.

Kira Rückemann
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow. And this is a proper way of supporting fan's by taking care of their education :)

Flávia Guimarães
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicki you have my respect and admiration from now on.

Cian MacCiarain
Community Member
5 years ago

Never cared much for the music, but THIS rapper gets a bit of respect from me for this. I wish more wealthy people were this philanthropic.

Silent Skeleton
Community Member
5 years ago

That's awesome! So generous :oD

Gilbert Black
Community Member
5 years ago

Hate her music, but this is pretty cool.

criminalgirl
Community Member
5 years ago

Respect.

Brandon Paltoo
Community Member
5 years ago

I think i may just look up her music now

BoredBunny
Community Member
5 years ago

Even though I'm not a big fan of her music, I really respect her now.

Bunnies are better!!
Community Member
5 years ago

What an amazing person!!

Barbie Ixe Cuteness
Community Member
5 years ago

I need it because of school..I love ur song and your everything omg

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Christian Ballaret
Community Member
5 years ago

This side of nickie is great and all not saying its a bad thing its just this thing just came out of nowhere like holy shit is this random af but big props to her helping those hardworking students

Amanda Panda
Community Member
5 years ago

Only other celeb I know, to help her fans out like this is Taylor Swift. It's nice when celebs give back to the people who supported their music over the years.

Ryuuichi Ren
Community Member
5 years ago

She's super cool!!

Cool Kaira
Community Member
5 years ago

OMG! It was very kind of her!

Gloria Polis
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm a great Grandmother but I know who you are, Nicki. Let me say that I am proud of you and admire you for taking this stand and helping these young people. The ONLY way out of poverty is education and you are definitely showing the way. Good on you! Congratulations!

Pi...
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow... speechless... noble. Respect.

The Gay Knight
Community Member
5 years ago

I never really liked her music, but she seems like a great person!

Ildiko S.
Community Member
5 years ago

This is great!! I love it! I think this is the time when companies go use clever advertisement as her! There is a chance, it was just her good heart, but let's be honest at the same time: It probably did cost her less than some other clever campaigne she might've come up with. Or the marketing team behind tha name "Nicki Minaj". Again, I support these actions! But I am skeptic about whose idea it was and for what reason they acted.

Bev McKinley
Community Member
5 years ago

I think this is great! I wish I could do more ......As it stands I owe $500 in rent & a wk late and I don't have a clue where iris going to come from...I made the mistake of using PAYDAY LOANS just to pay mo. Bills ---so-o jammed up. I'm 67 disabled and a good person ....not sure when I could pay u back.....Rent was due on the 1st. I'm a mess trying to come up with a solution .... If u know someone that could help please pass on ...thank u so very much for all u do!❣❣❣

Maisa Chaves
Community Member
5 years ago

That is a very positive stand to take, even if just once in awhile. I really respect that Nicky Minaj. And I hope you influence others too.

Azhari Subroto
Community Member
5 years ago

I hate her music and attitude, but I think this is really generous.

Uni N
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW!!!! Hope ALL those People who received also could help others when they graduate so it could be Chain reaction to help each other!

Lorraine Coxon
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicky, you are a legend!

Allie Orona
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh my gosh, that's amazing.

Dexter Tunacao
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW

Lux Lucis
Community Member
5 years ago

I've always had a pretty low view of her (in comparison to other artists who I think are better), but this substantially raises it!

Ana Super
Community Member
5 years ago

I can't believe this!

Kjorn
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow! i Wonder how Bono give!

DancingToMyself
Community Member
5 years ago

haha, I wonder why you are wondering :p

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Kori Hohaia
Community Member
5 years ago

give nicki a break guys jesus but obviously not you's right? -_-

Michał Nowicki
Community Member
5 years ago

US paid education system - what a crap XDD

Tori Cameron
Community Member
5 years ago

Hmm

Jenny Aganan
Community Member
5 years ago

I was purely touch by this!

Jana Kanuth Christenson
Community Member
5 years ago

what about kids who didn't get 4.0? it 's not easy to get through college and work a full time job but so many have done it and not gotten the 4.0. so proud of them and of you nicki minaj!

Maladicta42
Community Member
5 years ago

It takes dedication to get a 4.0 AND balance your work/personal life. I think that's what she was going for.

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Apollo
Community Member
5 years ago

And we all thought she was just a shallow little b*tch. She has a good heart.

Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago

Awwww! ♥ I graduated with 4.3, or something like that in HUFS (Seoul), can she pay for my Master degree? *blink blink*

Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago

Btw., my compliments go to her. I'm not a fan, but now I respect her more.

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Kashtin Lizotte
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8 months ago

This four years later and I am in wow anyway GO QUEEN NICKI #Barbz4life

Werren Kelvin
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3 years ago

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Djinnx Tearlache
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow, never expected this from her. What a way to restore your image. Mad respect!

Piyush Shukla
Community Member
5 years ago

When celebrities help community more than god awful self-interested politicians #MassiverespectforNM❤️

Stephanie Neyerlin
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't really care for her music, but she's a pretty funny actress and apparently a really awesome person. :)

Nikki Han
Community Member
5 years ago

how can she be so generous like that? my heart feel warm while reading this article T^T

Ebrima Drammeh
Community Member
5 years ago

i need help too am in the gambia

DivyaNsh SrivasTava
Community Member
5 years ago

Is she helping Indian students as well?

Maria Morales-Fowler
Community Member
5 years ago

Never cared for her music, but just became a fan!

Khurram Sarwar
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow just. Gained huge amounts of respect for her.

Mehmet Sinan
Community Member
5 years ago

I don't care if this is a publicity stunt. It's an awesome thing to do and those kids deserve it. KUDOS

Ajda Boksic Filipovic
Community Member
5 years ago

Huge respect for her! <3

Zach Shore
Community Member
5 years ago

I mean I've never thought much about her but if you look at something like this and say it's "just for the publicity", then you're missing the point - you can never go wrong doing a good deed.

Mary Marty
Community Member
5 years ago

How fucking awesome is Niki!

Monika Przymuszala
Community Member
5 years ago

Bravo :)

Christal Hudson
Community Member
5 years ago

My daughter had straight A's , and was in the Dean''s list all 5 years, graduating in the top 10% of her class at APSU for a teaching degree in Elementary Education... came out owing $35,000 in loans. She knew she'd never be able to repay them on a teachers salary so she's currently pursuing a nursing career... starting at the bottom as a CNA in a nursing home... SAD! The condition college loans leaves our children in starting out in life is pathetic!!!

Kat Grimes
Community Member
5 years ago

Lots of respect

Nicklas Linder
Community Member
5 years ago

I'd love to be able to do something like this too! Wow, that's so wonderful!

Caroline Driver
Community Member
5 years ago

Agree, not my kind of music, but kindness has nothing to do with music style. Now she has my respect, for what that's worth.

Full Name
Community Member
5 years ago

I hope these kids go on and pay it forward. What a great example.

Nuriya Amin
Community Member
5 years ago

God bless her...really.... !!

cheri duncan
Community Member
5 years ago

she just earned 1 fan here...

Saberina Francis
Community Member
5 years ago

This makes me love you even more Nicki!! Winning move....

ImperviousPuff
Community Member
5 years ago

Instead of attacking Nicki Minaj for advertising her generosity, why don't you people complaining actually go out and help someone for a change? I don't care if people brag about their good deeds, they're still good deeds in the end. If a celebrity brags about feeding the homeless, then that's on them but still, the homeless have been fed. It's better than being bitter online and doing absolutely nothing to help your fellowmen.

Artem Mikhaylov
Community Member
5 years ago

Straight A? One guy even wrote "...more thEn enough..." xD

Ruru Geronimo
Community Member
5 years ago

To be honest I don't follow her music, but from what I've seen mentioned about her online she does put a huge importance to education (I think I've seen a post somewhere before of her commenting how proud she is of her fans that study and that some fans even bring their grades to her) but this is just so amazing.

Ann McNeil
Community Member
5 years ago

Playing devil's advocate here.... she's asking people for their banking info- how do they know it's really her? This is an awesome thing for her to do, but I'd think twice about it before giving out any of my info .....

Ditto
Community Member
5 years ago

Lighten up and rnjoy the article.

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chachkimooch
Community Member
5 years ago

This is BEYOND awesome!!! RIGHT ON NICKI! Hopefully you'll inspire a movement of rich folks to share their wealth with struggling students everywhere!

Targaryen
Community Member
5 years ago

What a nice surprise. Well done.

Marni Tambling
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow. What a great gesture, Nicki Minaj. You're the best!!!!! So kind and this will make such a big difference to so many people.

Shari H
Community Member
5 years ago

I wonder if others with the means will follow this example? I love when people do things to try to make the world a better place. It is an example we can all follow.

Chris Fischer
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, great person. Tons of respect to her. I don't know her but I'm now a fan.

Roveena Mawphlang
Community Member
5 years ago

I love to listen to her song... N i love her too.... Im studying BSc nursing 2nd year and I l don't know if she'll help me bcz I'm from india

hawkeyefan95IA
Community Member
5 years ago

WOW 😲😲 To be honest I'm a metalhead🎸 and not listening Nicki Minaj but I appreciated what she's done👏👏👏 prejudiced 😕(sorry) NICE ACT👍👍👍

Ohhihellohaveaniceday
Community Member
5 years ago

Dont get fulled by this. Its still with selfish intentions. Like-self advertising. Really good heart is being generous every single day. Without bragging about it or advertising it. Just because she gives LESS than 0,000000000001% of some money of hers doesn't show anything about her... how many you g people have become sluts because of her music. How many young girls are hating their parents for not buying silicon ass, hips, boobs and face that she has bough for herself. Be careful people. People have the tendency to put on spotlight some super small generosity from narcissistic people meanwhile not even paying the smallest attention to the people that are really generous and saving lives on daily basis.. this is just sad. Bye.

Kathy Murphy
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh, did you ask for money on Twitter and not get some? I'd rather she give a small percentage of her $$ and make someone's day than to not give at all. Don't hate.

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Ohhihellohaveaniceday
Community Member
5 years ago

I think its just a self advertising:D to make people like her more.. and think she is a good person. despite of how many kids she have turned into sluts and made themhate their body and get abgry to their parents for jot buying them silicone ass, boobs , hips etc... Dont get blinded by small generosity... ;) Yea thats cool that she does that, but actually.. really? A really good heart doesn't need such a bragging way of showing generosity.. a really good heart does things like these on daiky basis without advertising and bragging about it.

ImperviousPuff
Community Member
5 years ago

You're absolutely right, there ARE people out there who help without advertising themselves but then again what have YOU done other than criticize people who have done some good in the world? A good deed even if it's a form of self-advertisement is still a good deed. She helped 30 people that night, those 30 people might have been struggling to pay off their tuition fee and she changed their lives. Generosity can still change a person's life even if it's on a small scale. People get annoyed by others who broadcast their altruism but nothing is more annoying than someone who points this out but does absolutely nothing helpful themselves.

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Tara Djoric
Community Member
5 years ago

God I love her!

udi
Community Member
5 years ago

Nice!

Marc Peteres
Community Member
5 years ago

And yet some of those people took screenshots from expensive MacBooks... when they could have easily gotten a much cheaper PC with higher specs. If these people were really desperate for money (which I believe many of them were), some of them obviously need to revisit their spending and learn to be cost-effective.

Marc Peteres
Community Member
5 years ago

But kudos to her.. It's obviously pocket-change for her, but it'll make a big difference in those people's lives. :)

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Nyar Osolab
Community Member
5 years ago

i literally knew her for her sexy HUGE ( . )( . ) and ( I ) but she definitely have a HUGE loving and generous <3... lol

Sam Mawi
Community Member
5 years ago

respect Nicki Minaj ! u r awesome

Jazmyn B (Jaz)
Community Member
5 years ago

I feel bad, I like some of Nicki's songs (although my friend has pointed out how rude the lyrics are) but when I first saw this post I thought it was a catch and Nicki was cheating on these students, getting money from their accounts for themselves so it surprised me to actually see she did something nice :)

Elaina Guerrero
Community Member
5 years ago

shes my role model and just to see her doing this makes her more of a role model then she was

Robert Lewis
Community Member
5 years ago

Well I can't help but respect her for offering something like that and going through with it, helping with fees I can understand the kid asking for a 2k wacom tablet got lucky though, i don't know any school that demands you to have one of those and this is coming from a UK masters student in Design (MA) and Illustration (BA).

Angel Fletcher
Community Member
5 years ago

thats awesome she is the only one who does this i love u nicki

KateandAllison HW
Community Member
5 years ago

Major Respect

Maladicta42
Community Member
5 years ago

Tony Stark wishes he was this cool

SurfrTx
Community Member
5 years ago

Nicki plz pay off my school loan. My gpa was 2.5 :)

Ditto
Community Member
5 years ago

That's shitty.

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Yessie Miller
Community Member
5 years ago

I wonder if she has paid or is it all talk ..??? Sorry but sounds too good to be true

Ditto
Community Member
5 years ago

She paid them. I saw a picture one of them took of their bank account and college info on Tumblr. Plus it would be dumb not to, she's like a millionaire, think.

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Sofia Bellavista
Community Member
5 years ago

How do you call charity you brag about in public? PR stunt.

Ann McNeil
Community Member
5 years ago

Playing devil's advocate here ..... she is asking people for their banking info- how do they know it's really her? It's an awesome thing to do, but I'd think twice about it myself.

Donna Pirnat
Community Member
5 years ago

Here's what we need to remember (besides the fact that this was really kind and she didn't have to do it:) As wealthy as she is, she STILL is not wealthy enough to be in the 1% wealthiest. Celebrities might have more $$ that WE do, but that doesn't make them EVEN CLOSE to 1% wealthy. And 1%ers don't do this sort of philanthropic giving AT A RATE COMPARABLE TO CELEBRITIES. Meaning, if Nicki Minaj can this easily help 30 people, one 1%er could just as easily help out 3,000 people. But...they don't. Vote. VOTE VOTE VOTE. Vote for people who care about people, not ones who care about adding more zeros to their own bank balances. Vote. PLEASE VOTE.

Bryan Izzard
Community Member
5 years ago

I appreciate your sentiment but I am fairly sure she is in the top 1% of wealth.. She has a net worth of about $70 million (unverified) and the 1 % cutoff is about $9M. That being said, it doesn't take away from the fact she is giving

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Sasha Tisdale
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow! She's such a BIG HELP to most of us! Thanks Nicki for you Help! Even though you slay you still care for your FANS and we all love you for that! #Mega_Love_For_THE_Black_Barbie #ILY_Queen_Nicki #Rags_To_Riches #Education_First

Simone Joye
Community Member
5 years ago

FANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN FOR LIFE!!! BLESSINGS ON BLESSINGS...ALL THE WAY UP....SHOULD HAVE BEEN ALL OVER MY NEWS CHANNEL.....#NICKIMINAJ

Dayana Mi
Community Member
5 years ago

This is so heartwarming.

Jesse West
Community Member
5 years ago

Wow, she was doing this at 5am.

Jesse West
Community Member
5 years ago

5 am, was she drunk?

Porto DaMartinica
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5 years ago

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nicely done, hope she manages to save some for her own tuition so that she can learn how to type *you're* tho

Jessa McCabe
Community Member
5 years ago

Always that one person

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Kirsa Rasmussen
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5 years ago

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I don't like this. So only if you are a straight A person you can get help - what about all of those students who work just as hard but who maybe haven't got the ability to get an A or maybe have a bad day on exams, a lousy teacher or get "that one question that they never understood" - don't they deserve some lusk and help to move forward? I don't like it when others only see good grades as the highest achievement and best thing :-/