IFWT Nicki Villanova

Villanova got a special treat on Friday as they rolled out the pink carpet for rap superstar Nicki Minaj.  To close out the Hoops Mania Festival and prepare for the upcoming season, like many schools Villanova hosted a Midnight Madness themed basketball event.

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According to Rap-Up:

This year’s festivities concluded with a surprise performance from the Young Money superstar.

Nicki delivered a 25-minute set of her hits including “Starships,” “Moment 4 Life,” “High School,” and “I Wanna Be With You.” She also took photos with the men’s and women’s teams and was gifted a jersey with her name on it.

“Villanova, thank you for having me. I’ll cherish this jersey forever!!!!” wrote Nicki. “Like Lamar Odom, I ball… scrotum.”