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      Pop Star Nicki Minaj Likes Art by Local High School Artist

      Lynchburg, VA - She is known for her fusion of rap and pop culture. Rapper Nicki Minaj seems to be on everything these days.

      Minaj has sold more than five million albums and was also a judge on American Idol.

      Now, E.C. Glass Junior Aysia Brown is getting a lot of attention for a picture she drew of the singer. She sent it to Nicki Minaj and Nicki re-posted it on Instagram, and then sent her a personal note back.

      "I ran down the steps and I showed my mom and I was like, 'mom, mom. Nicki Minaj saw my picture!' Then I ran to my dad and I was like, 'Nicki Minaj saw my picture.' I tripped up the steps and everything. I was so happy, I was dancing around the house," said Brown.

      The repost reached a lot of people; Nicki has 2.7 million followers on Instagram.

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