Wanna see a little Nicki Minaj? No, really -- it’s a a little Nicki Minaj.
We have our first peek at the production of the new TV series based on her childhood after pictures from the set of the Freeform series surfaced, showing off Ariana Neal playing the Pinkprint performer.
Our first glimpses at young Nicki feature her wearing a pink coat accented with animal print, gray jeans and black boots. In the shots, you can see Neal sticking to the script and cleaning graffiti off of a storefront.
"Nicki" is slated to premiere this year. The cast includes Selita Ebanks as Grace, Nicki's mom; Wesley Jonathan as Vincent, Nicki's father; and McCarrie McCausland as Jaylen, Nicki's older brother. Whoopi Goldberg will also have a recurring role as next-door neighbor Miss Martha.