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April 28, 2010 In "Autobiography," the rapper remembers a childhood filled with trauma at the hands of her father.

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Nicki Minaj (left) and Madonna perform during the halftime show at the Super Bowl in February. In a song from Madonna's new album, MDNA, the two singers each play with traditionally feminine and masculine gender roles.

April 5, 2012 From pop radio to The Hunger Games, women in the public eye play with unconventional gender roles.

Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'

December 1, 2010 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy bests all comers with nearly half a million in sales.

Beyonce onstage ; credit: Christopher Polk / Getty Images

August 12, 2010 Female performers like Beyonce create alter egos to reach out beyond themselves and to their fans.

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Nicki Minaj

April 28, 2010 In "Autobiography," the rapper remembers a childhood filled with trauma at the hands of her father.

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  • Album: Massive Attack [Explicit]
  • Artist: Nicki Minaj
  • Label: Cash Money Records