So the NYC-raised rapper popped in on the burgeoning British R&B stars yesterday on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," sending the already-exuberant Sophia into adorable (albeit ear-piercing) shrieks of joy.
As Minaj embraces the munchkin MC and lifts her off the ground, the look on Sophia's face is priceless: it's as if she were meeting Santa and Barbie at the same time. Watch a tiny Brit's dreams come true right here:
Minaj not only backs up Sophia during an a cappella run-through of her megahit (oddly, Nicki Minaj's English-accented alter ego sounds far more British than either of these actual U.K. girls), she offers the two girls some of the best advice you're likely to hear a celebrity deliver all week: "You are incredible. I just want you to stay in school, the both of you. Music is beautiful, but I want you to stay in school. Put your books first and singing second."
- Nicki Minaj