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Nicki Minaj Hosting All Pink Everything New Year's Eve Party at Mansion


It's been a crazy couple of weeks for Nicki Minaj.



The Sunday before Nicki dropped her highly anticipated debut album, Pink Friday, MTV aired a documentary titled My Time Now that gave us a 24/7 eye into her life.



Then Team Barbie took over Time Square on Black Friday for the launch of Minaj's exclusive M.A.C. lip color while Lil Kim decided to take advantage of Nicki's big day by simultaneously releasing the diss-track, "Black Friday." On it, Lil Kim continues to call Nicki her "clone" and a "Lil Kim wannabe."


The outcome of all this hoopla? Nicki took second place in this week's album sales sweepstakes with 350,000 copies sold. (Kayne West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy took the top spot with 495,000 in sales.) Yet despite her runner-up finish, Minaj's success this year is undeniable. And she's decided to close out her super-sized year in Miami with an "All Pink Everything" New Year's Eve Party at Mansion.



The party promises to pimp out the club in all pink and will feature Harajuku Barbie dancers, a midnight light show, and a countdown by Ms. Minaj herself. Those who want to cough up the $200 general admission price will also get to enjoy an open bar until midnight. Despite Drake hosting a party of his own nearby, we're sure he and his fellow Young Money crew will make an appearance.



Click here to catch all seven parts of My Time Now, or check out Nicki's recent interview with Hot 97's Angie Martinez below. She chats about her signature facial expressions, answers fans' questions, and addresses Lil Kim's "sore loser" shots at her.





Nicki Minaj's "All Pink Everything" New Year's Eve Party. Friday, December 31. Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. The party starts at 9 p.m. and general admission tickets begin at $200 via wantickets.com. Call 305-695-8411 or visit theopiumgroup.com/nye2011 for more information.

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Liana Lozada