February 4th, 2011
07:48 PM ET
Raptress Nicki Minaj is proud of the new man her boss Lil Wayne has become since leaving prison.
Speaking with British disc jockey Tim Westwood, Minaj said Lil Wayne is "clearer than ever" now that he is sober.
"He's like a new person," she said. "He's nicer, he's like more calm. I guess when you are not getting high you have to deal with reality and I think he likes his reality now."
The platinum selling artist is a member of Wayne's Young Money label and said she looks forward to working with him on his highly anticipated new album. The rapper is already selecting music for the project, she said.
"I've already heard some of the beats," Minaj revealed. "As a mater of fact, the other day I went to tell this producer, 'Yo, hold that beat for me' and he said Wayne already took it and it hurt my heart."
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