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Nicki Minaj Creates New Record For Rappers On Instagram

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Nicki Minaj’s latest re-release of “Beam Me Up Scotty” mixtape has resulted in her increasing her Instagram followers to extend her lead over other hip hop artists.

The popular social media platform has thousands of celebrities with accounts and countless of regular accounts. Soccer great Cristiano Ronaldo leads everyone on Instagram besides the platform itself with 281m followers *update of 296 million as June 9th* . He is followed by WWE great and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson who has 232 million followers *update of 244 million as of June 9th* according to Brandwatch website as of May 2021.

There are plenty of hip hop artist that have millions upon millions of followers, but Nicki Minaj leads the pack. The New York artist had a whopping 134 million according to Brandwatch website as of May 2021 who ranked the rap star as the eighteenth most followed celebrity on the entire platform. Nicki Minaj has now increased her statistic to over 140 million as of June 9th, 2021 after her latest musical release.