Super Sister! Nicki Minaj Paid for Her Brother's Wedding This Weekend


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Nicki Minaj has transformed from "Super Bass" to super sister. This weekend, the star shelled out a reported $30,000 for her brother Jelani Maraj's wedding!

The 200-guest nuptials, which took place at the Coral House in Baldwin, New York, were an emotional time for Minaj, who was effusive in her affection for her brother on Instagram.

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"I would cross the ocean for u," she wrote on a photo of the two of them smiling together at the wedding. "I would go & bring u the moon. Promise u. For u I will. I love my brother so much man. Can't believe I cried during his wedding and his first dance like a punk. May God bless him and his union. Tonight has been one of my favorite nights of all time. I do anything to see my brothers smile."

Minaj is known for her ability to command attention but, clad in a plunging red Alexander McQueen dress for the affair, she made sure to keep the focus on her brother and his bride. "Nicki couldn't have been sweeter, she...looked really happy for her brother, and she didn't perform or take the spotlight during the reception," a source told PageSix, despite the fact that she showed up with an entourage of more than 11 people. "She seemed to be making a point not to upstage the bride, saying it was her big day."

And in case you're wondering, Minaj shied away from showing off her signature dance moves, though she did boogie for a while. "To the slight disappointment of some other guests, there were no 'Anaconda' moves...She stayed until 12:30 a.m," the source added.

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