MTV has announced that the network will give viewers a behind-the-scenes, deeply personal window into the world of Nicki Minaj in "Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN," which is part of a documentary trilogy, premiering in the U.S. on Sunday, January 18 at 10pm ET/PT and across MTV channels globally soon thereafter (check local listings).
"I’m very thankful to MTV that I get to release a very truthful documentary for my fans surrounding the release of “The PinkPrint.” I fully trust them to keep the integrity of my journey while giving such a personal glimpse into my guarded world. Our first movie together, "My Time Now,” became an instant classic among my core fans who’ve been asking us to do it again for years. They will be very pleased with this new installment. I’m very excited about it.” – Nicki Minaj
Across its 60-minute runtime, “Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN” will showcas the star at her most raw and uninhibited, says the release, as she prepares to debut her most introspective album to date, “The Pinkprint.”
“My Time Again” follows Nicki through the streets of her native Southside Jamaica, Queens, as she recounts memories of growing up in a one-room basement apartment with her family. The documentary picks up with Nicki in the recording studio, capturing her creativity, her battle to stay at the top of the rap game, and her uncensored perspectives on her contemporaries and the state of hip hop in America.
"Most people don’t rap anymore; most people ain’t even trying to spit, they getting by being fraudulent – everybody is getting by not pushing their pen… Do you know how many times I think to myself, why did I just rewrite this verse when everything on the radio is a bunch of wack verses?” – Nicki Minaj
“My Time AGAIN” also provides an unfiltered look at the highs, lows, and crazy in-betweens of superstardom – from the sheer joy of completing the “The Pinkprint,” to the end of an 11-year romantic relationship, to her firsthand account of the nowsnakebite and wardrobe malfunctions episodes surrounding the “2014 MTV Video Music Awards,” to her cherished time with her beloved family and friends.
In anticipation of “Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN,” MTV will premiere “Nicki Minaj’s MTV Moments: #Barbzforlife" on Sunday, January 18 at 10:30am ET/PT. The 30-minute special will showcase the biggest and best MTV moments of Nicki’s career – performances, videos, candid interviews, fan testimonials and more. Beginning on Monday, January 12, AMTV will feature Nicki Minaj music videos throughout the week. MTV Hits and MTV Jams will highlight Nicki’s musical accomplishments on January 18th, leading to the premiere of “My Time: AGAIN” at 10pm ET/PT.
“Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN” will also air internationally on MTV channels in 160+ territories.
Radical Media is the production company for “Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN.” Dave Sirulnick, Jonathan Mussman and Elena Diaz serve as Executive Producers for MTV. Justin Wilkes and Jon Doran are Executive Producers for Radical, Annetta Marion is the Producer and Michael John Warren is the Director. “Nicki Minaj: My Time AGAIN” is a production of MTV Docs.
Watch a trailer for the doc below: