Searches online continue to prove just how popular Nicki Minaj has become since breaking into the mainstream with her debut, Pink Friday.
According to the New York Daily News, the YMCMB First Lady is one of this year’s most sought-after Halloween costumes, topping Google’s list of most-searched costumes for the upcoming holiday.
The only other costumes searched more are “Playboy Bunny,” “Black Swan” and “Angry Birds”; while she beat out popular costume ideas like “Charlie Sheen,” “Pan Am”, and “Captain America”.
While there’s not many actual Nicki Minaj costumes, the paper reports that several websites have posted online video tutorials on how to dress up like Nicki.
In a tutorial with 300,000 views at press time, a YouTube user shares tips on applying vibrant makeup, picking the perfect pink-infused outfit (down to the animal-print shoes), and finding the right wig.
“It wouldn’t be complete without the wig,” says user, holding a blond, pink and purple wig.
In another tutorial, a Minaj costume expert shares how to achieve the rapper’s signature plump derriere.
“What’s the secret? Diapers. Just stuff ’em in there and use like five. You can make it as big or as small as you want. … I think that’s going to be my favorite part … just having a big ass for Halloween,” the user says in her nearly 15-minute video.