Who Is Kenneth Petty? Everything You Need To Know About Nicki Minaj's Boyfriend

From Twitter wars with Safaree Samuels to straight up blocking Meek Mill on Instagram, it is clear that Nicki Minaj has no downside with flexing her hookups, makeups, and breakups on social media. While her transient fling with Nas again in 2017 wasn’t sizzling sufficient to make the Queens-bred rapper break her self-imposed celibacy vow, it appears that evidently Minaj is now greater than keen to pack on the PDA along with her new beau, Kenneth “Zoo” Petty.

Taking a break from linking up with different high names from the music business, the “Good Form” rapper has set her sights totally on Petty, even going as far as to clap again at followers who’ve spoken up in regards to the 40-year-old’s controversial previous. If you need the complete scoop on the person who by some means caught the attention the multi-millionaire rapper regardless of having a rap sheet a mile lengthy, look no further– we have you lined.


HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEARTS

Recently, the “LLC” rapper dipped into her previous, which explains why Kenneth Petty is totally unknown to each the Barbz and her A-list friends. According to TMZ, a supply near the Young Money rapper revealed that the 2 used to this point when Minaj was 16-year-old, dwelling in Queens, New York. While Minaj is, course, conscious his troubled previous, the supply defined that she is “assured he is matured since his time in NY state jail within the late 1990s. Nicki believes in second probabilities and has religion he’ll be good to her.”

“Nicki and Kenneth nonetheless have nice chemistry,” the supply continued, “regardless of all of the years between their relationships. She’s a lot happier since rekindling their romance.” As for his or her current reconnection, Minaj has her charitable work to thank for that. An extra supply revealed to Us Weekly that Petty and Minaj beginning speaking as soon as once more when “she handed out turkeys for Thanksgiving in her hometown.” 


CRIMINAL HISTORY

Nicki Minaj wasn’t exaggerating when she spit the bars, “Cause all I would like is karats and a few large drug cash/I am solely loyal to the niggas that’ll bust weapons for me” on Queen single “Good Form.” No longer fascinated by males stened by dwelling the excessive life, Minaj clearly has no downside linking up a with profession prison who spent years doing exhausting time. To date, Petty has been arrested twelve occasions for crimes starting from driving with a suspended license to first-degree tried rape and first-degree manslaughter.

Petty additionally served seven years a ten-year sentence handed down in 2006 within the capturing dying a person named Lamont Robinson. As dictated within the ficial prison grievance, Petty shot Robinson “with a loaded handgin (sic) a number of occasions thereby inflicting his dying.” In addition to this surprising crime, many are up in arms about Petty’s 1994 tried rape conviction. According to the New York State Division Criminal Justice Services, Petty was convicted utilizing a “knife/chopping instrument (e.g., ax, ice choose, screwdriver, switchblade, Kung Fu stars, cane sword, and so on.)” through the tried rape and sentenced to spend between 18 and 54 months in jail. Still listed as a degree two intercourse fender in New York, Petty might be required to register as a intercourse fender for the remainder his life.

To make issues worse, Minaj hopped on the ‘Gram to defend her man’s violent crime. “He was 15, she was 16… in a relationship. But go awf Internet. y’all can’t run my life. Y’all can’t even run y’all personal life,” mentioned Minaj, clapping again on the dissenters who flooded the remark part an image herself and Petty with digs at his previous. 


CURRENT CAREER PATH

As Petty has hitched his wagon to Minaj’s star, reviews have surfaced detailing his curiosity in changing into a music government. Allegedly, the 2 are in talks to provide a quantity enterprise offers collectively. 


EX-GIRLFRIEND DRAMA

Apparently, Petty is simply as shady within the sheets as he’s within the streets. Before immediately linking up with Minaj, Petty was courting a lady named Noelle earlier than dropping her for the “Chun-Li” rapper. Stepping as much as the plate to clap again at a Minaj-centered fan web page, Petty’s ex cleared the air about what precisely went down between her and her former flame. “Have no downside along with her,” mentioned Noelle, squashing the rumors about any ill-will she harbors towards the rapper. “But she messing with my man who was dwelling with me!! How he simply get up and chase behind a rapper. I imply I do know she well-known and all and ladies chase rappers on a regular basis. But as a person. My man I would not count on that in any respect.”