Nicki Minaj ‘Anaconda’ reaches 1 billion views on YouTube

A scene from the history-making video

All hail the Queen of Rap!

Nicki Minaj just created history as the first female rap artiste to get 1 billion streams on YouTube for a solo song.

Her 2014 hit single, Anaconda achieved that milestone on Saturday (April 4), and fans worldwide celebrated.

Queen Bey herself, Beyonce also extended her congratulations via her website. ‘

“I met this girl, named Nicki, I guess you could say she was the Queen of Rap. Congrats Onika, I love you deep,” she wrote.

Anaconda was released off Nicki Minajā€™s third studio album, ā€œThe Pinkprint.ā€ Interestingly, this is Minajā€™s sixth video to surpass the 1 billion view mark on YouTube, the most by any female rapper.