Nicki Minaj was one very lucky birthday girl on Tuesday (December 8th) , after she was surprised by her rapper boyfriend Meek Mill with a gigantic diamond ring. The couple, who have been dating since late 2014, have been rumoured to be engaged since April, when Minaj showed off another large diamond ring from Mill. 

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Posting a close up photo on her new bling on Instagram Minaj wrote: ‘Now this is what I'm talking about baby. Lol. Love u ~ RANG finga whr da rock iiizzzzzzzz.’ The 33 year old later shared another image of the square cut diamond captioned, ‘This stone is flawless.’

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On his Instagram Meek Mill wished his girlfriend a happy birthday writing: 'Happy birthday to the strongest softest woman I know my baby! @nickiminaj’ and posting a picture of the pair together. Minaj and Mill went public with their relationship in early 2015, months after Nicki split from long-term boyfriend, rapper Safaree Samuels.

The couple first sparked engagement rumours in April, when Minaj showed off a giant 15-carat white and yellow heart diamond ring from Mill, thought to be worth around $500,000.

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While the couple  never confirmed their engagement, a source told E! News at the time, "Both Meek and Nicki have been spending amazing quality time together lately and have gotten extremely close these past few months. It may seem like it all is happening very quickly but Nicki and Meek are in this 100. They truly love each other.”