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Nicki Minaj hosts star-studded birthday party

Nicki Minaj threw a star-studded party to celebrate her birthday last week (ends11Dec11), with Sean 'Diddy' Combs and Waka Flocka Flame attending to toast the star.

The Super Bass hitmaker turned 29 on Thursday (08Dec11), and held a bash at New York restaurant Philippe.

Minaj's rumoured boyfriend Safaree Samuels was among the guests, while Combs joined the party after dining with another group at the eaterie, according to the New York Post's gossip column PageSix.

The rap mogul later sent his best wishes to the star online, writing on his Twitter.com page, "Everybody send a Happy Birthday S/O (shout-out) to NickiMinaj!!! Happy Birthday!!!"