Best of the Best 2010 Spotlight: Nicki Minaj

Hip-hop's Barbie princess may be most recognized for her outrageous curves, her outspoken bisexuality, and of course her slightly sqeaky-voiced verse on the Young Money smash "Bedrock." But what most ignore about this heiress to the Lil Kim throne is that behind all the girly-overdrive flash, 25-year-old

Nicki Minaj

can actually rap. While she's still readying her debut studio album, a number of street-level mixtapes show off her skills, full of spitfire girl-power braggadocio and a Weezy-worthy selection of alien beats.

Best of the Best 2010. With Diddy, DJ Khaled, Gucci Mane, Capleton, Barrington Levy, and others. 1 p.m. Sunday, May 30. Bicentennial Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Tickets currently cost $54 and up; children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult. 305-438-9488; bestofthebestconcert.com

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