Nicki Minaj has opened up about her feelings for rapper Drake, gushing that she’s “very proud of him.”

"That's my baby, I'm very, very proud of him,” the quirky songstress told MTV UK at the Wireless Festival in London.

“He's just an incredible talent and people like him only come around once every twenty, thirty years."

The ‘Take Care’ rapper took to the stage with the Harajuku Barbie to duet on their track ‘Make Me Proud.’

"I was happy to go out and perform Make Me Proud as I haven't performed that in a long time," she added.

The pair started out as members of Lil Wayne’s hip hop collective Young Money in 2007, and often feature on each other’s tracks.

In 2010, Drake collaborated with the 29-year-old on her single ‘Moment 4 Life’ from her ‘Pink Friday’ album.

Nicki and Drizzy have been romantically linked to each other in the past, but have played down the rumours.

"I don't know if we were really pretending. I'd marry Nicki. I think Nicki would be one of the only people that would understand me at the end of all of this and be able to love me," the rapper told Elle last year.

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