Nicki Minaj's ex-bf Safaree Samuels officially joined the cast of Love and Hip Hop Hollywood. According to a person close to filming - Safaree signed on to be a MAIN CAST MEMBER on the upcoming season. So what is his storyline? Well he's Nikki's new boyfriend. Nikki Mudarris and Safaree Samuels from Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, go on their first date at Katsuya Hollywood. Safaree bought his date flowers which she carried to the car while holding his hand after dinner.