Nicki Minaj Shows Off Her Acting Skills in Newly Surfaced Video From High School

Humbled beginnings!  

Before becoming the chart-topping rap star she is today, once upon a time Nicki Minaj just wanted to be a Hollywood actress. The “Anaconda” songstress, 32, attended New York City’s famed LaGuardia High School of Music & Art, where she majored in drama. During her tenure at the school, Minaj participated in many school plays, and one of her old skits surfaced online on Sunday, Dec. 28. 

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In the clip, the pint-size rapper sports a cornrow hairstyle, and rocks a plain red T-shirt with dark denim jeans. In the high-impact scene, Minaj argues violently with another student and even tosses a phone at her frightened cast mate, almost hitting her with the heavy prop. 

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The heated scene was eventually broken up by the rapper’s drama teacher, who instructed Minaj to be more careful. Minaj, unaware of her force, asked her fellow actor: “Did I hit you with the phone?” Luckily, the unnamed student assured her that she wasn’t hurt.

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If you were moved by the segment, Minaj offered hope that she may return to acting to Marie Claire in August 2013. “One day, when I start getting a couple gray hairs, maybe it will all be only acting. I just never know,” she said.

Watch the crazy clip above!

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