Nicki Minaj is coming with her own television show, but she isn't the first in rap to dip her foot into the tv world.
As a matter of fact, many rappers have transitioned into TV with great success. Catch the rest of the card to see 5 rappers who hit big with their own show.
Television show: Drake starred in the Canadian TV show Degrassi: The Next Generation as Jimmy Brooks until 2009.
Rapper: Will Smith
Television show: Will Smith played William "Will" Smith on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1990–96.
Rapper: Queen Latifah
Television show: Queen Latifah played Khadijah James in Living Single from 1993–1998 and was a recurring cast member on BET's Single Ladies.
Television show: Common played Elam Ferguson on AMC's Hell on Wheels from 2011–2014.
Rapper: Ice Cube
Television show: Ice Cube played Terrence Kingston on TBS' Are We There Yet? from 2010-2013.