Nicki Minaj Reveals Actress to Play Her in New ABC Family Comedy

The rapper found the young actress to play her in "Nicki" to premiere in 2016.

The 32-year-old rapper announced the news Friday on Instagram by posting a picture of the actress, Ariana Neal.

"I literally cried watching her taped audition," Minaj wrote as a caption. "I demanded to meet her! Sat in a room with her teaching her how to rap by doing a beat on the table & forcing her to stay on beat! Lol. Then pulled out all the attitude she had in her lil body. Haha! She's tough! And so sweet & cute."