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Nicki Minaj joins the cast of Barbershop 3

The Other Woman
The Other Woman

Usurping Common’s coveted “latest rapper to join Barbershop 3” title, Nicki Minaj has officially signed on to co-star in the second sequel to a movie about a bunch of people shooting the shit in a South Side Chicago barbershop. She’ll play Draya, a “sassy” new hairdresser who works in the beauty shop side of the business. This will be Minaj’s third appearance in a live-action film; she previously played Cameron Diaz’s assistant in The Other Woman, and has a supporting role in the upcoming Lake Placid Vs. Anaconda. However, she did voice a sassy mammoth in Ice Age: Continental Drift, so there’s plenty to draw from that experience.

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Cedric The Entertainer and Ice Cube will reprise their roles from the first two films, and Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man) is set to direct from a script by Black-ish’s Kenya Barris and The Misadventures Of An Awkward Black Girl’s Tracy Oliver.

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