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Fresh off the release of her Pink Friday album, Nicki Minaj is revealing more details of her personal life—this time her father’s struggles with crack cocaine.

As previouslyreported, the Young Money Barbie is the subject of an MTV documentary titled ‘My Time To Now’ and in it, the Trinidadian emcee gives rare details of her family life.

In one segment of the production Minaj was brought to tears when the subject of her grandmother was brought up, who died seven years ago.

An emotional Minaj let tears stream down her cheeks when asked if her grandmother would be ‘proud’ of her and nodded her head ‘yes.’

She also added that she lived with her grandmother in Trinidad until her parents sent for her in America, where she was surprised by the harsh realities of her Jamiaca Queens home.

“(When I went to New York) I thought it was gonna be like a castle. Like white picket fence, like a fairy tale. I got off the plane and it was cold. I remember the smell. I could always remember the smell when I got out of the airport of the snow, and I had never seen snow. I remember the house. I remember that the furniture wasn’t put down. It was, like, piled up on each other, and I didn’t understand why, ’cause I thought it was gonna look like a big castle.”

She also says her father struggled with an addiction to crack, one he kept hidden from his children.

“We didn’t know but he fell victim to crack shortly after he moved…”

Her ‘My Time Now’ doc airs show on November 28 on MTV.

Check out a preview below.

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