They Overcame Rocky Childhoods


Not everyone is able to walk through life unscathed. That includes our favorite celebrities and musicians. And sadly, many of life’s hardships happen during childhood because that is when many of life factors are even more out of your control. Read on to hear about some of the musicians you know and love who talk openly about their upbringings. Some of these stories might surprise you.

Nicki Minaj

The Young Money songstress may have it great now but it was not always like that for her. When she was a child, her father abused drugs and even set the house on fire when her mother was inside. We can only imagine what a hardship that must have been on her.

Maybe that is why she used to have so many personalities. Click next to learn a bit more about her background.