If you know me, you know that I genuinely love Nicki Minaj. A lot of people think I'm messing with them, but no, I think she's an incredible performer and an all-around inspiring person. Yes, she's controversial, and I love it. This article isn't to change anyone's mind on her. Trust me, I've tried. It's just to tell you seven highly important life lessons that Nicki Minaj has taught me, and I hope can teach you.

1. Confidence

"True confidence leaves no room for jealousy. When you know you're great, you have no need to hate."

2. Love

"If you believe in me, I'll love you unconditionally. Trust is love."

3. Hatred

"The people that are inclined to hate, are also inclined to be losers."

4. Happiness

"Beauty might bring happiness, but happiness always brings beauty."

5. Living life to its fullest

"Life is a prize. But to live doesn't mean you're alive."

6. Success

"You know what scares people? Success."

7. Girl Power

"You can be the king, but watch the queen conquer."