Nicki Minaj (Sebastian Kim/Teen Vogue)Nicki Minaj always seems so confident -- and sassy.
And though she's not everyone's favorite -- Minaj tends to be one of those people you instantly embrace or don't -- the 30-year-old star has a loyal fan following, not to mention her own perfume, a campaign for M.A.C. Viva Glam makeup, and a job as a judge on "American Idol." (She may or may not be returning to the singing competition next season, depending on whom you ask.)
In the new issue of Teen Vogue, the "Beauty and the Beat" singer explains how she developed the thick skin that enables her to be her authentic self, no matter what anyone else thinks.Read More »from Nicki Minaj: People Treat This Business Like It’s High School