The singer Nicki Minaj has told her millions Twitter followers she would pay university tuition fees some them if they can get A-grades. The 34-year-old rapper agreed to donate thousands dollars to 30 fans if they could prove they got straight A's high school. She also promised she would pay more tuition fees the future. Ms Minaj tweeted: "Show me straight A's that I can verify your school, and I'll pay [your college fees]." an additional tweet, she joked: "Let me make those payments tomorrow, then see if I have any money left." Soon after she posted her tweet Twitter, she received thousands replies. One student asked $6,000 to pay his accommodation, books, classes and food.
Minaj did not initially plan to pay her fans' tuition fees. She started tweeting a contest to fly a fan from anywhere in the world to join her a music awards show Las Vegas. A fan quickly asked if she would pay his college fees and things went from there. Nicki Minaj was born Trinidad and raised in New York. A New York Times editor suggested she was, "the most influential female rapper all time". She has sold 20 million singles worldwide as a solo artist, and another 60 million singles a featured or guest artist. One Twitter user said: "She is…one the most compassionate, caring and generous people in all the entertainment industry."