The run Nicki Minaj went on was unprecedented. She debuted, at a time when there were no charting female rappers in the game. For close to a decade, Nicki solely dominated the game.
Nearly every female rapper that has risen to prominence, over the past decade cites Nicki Minaj as inspiration. There is a reason Megan Thee Stallion turned to Nicki Minaj for her first major feature. Many rappers have made that turn.
Given her position in the game, Nicki Minaj is a go-to person for advice. Her longevity in the game makes her a credible person for insight. But, when a fan asked for advice to up-and-coming female rappers, she simply said for them to keep their legs closed to married men.