Nicki Minaj is so close to becoming the first female rapper ever to sell 100 million units.
The rapper has had a pretty decent year. Her album Queen reached No. 2 on the Billboard charts, and even though she was not happy about losing out to Travis Scott, it is still a great achievement. Her Queen Radio station, when it's on, delivers some of the highest ratings on Apple Music's Beats 1 station and more importantly, she's found love.
One hundred million units would be an incredible feat but the achievement will no doubt, be compared to that of Cardi B's, but we've got to remember that Nicki has been in the game for a long time and Cardi is really only just starting out.
Also, we need to take into consideration that streams can now be converted into sales. Going back even just a decade ago, this was not possible. Artists were solely reliant on traditional sales. The internet has completely changed the game.
Still, credit where credit is due. This will be one for the history books when it inevitably happens.