Nicki Minaj gives voiceover for cartoon series

Los Angeles: Rapper Nicki Minaj is part of an animation series for children called `Steven Universe`.

The `Starships` hitmaker has given the voiceover to a character called Sugilite in the Cartoon Network show about a group of aliens who use the power of special stones to protect the world from evil threats, suggest reports.

Minaj has acted in a romantic comedy `The Other Woman` and has also voiced an animated mammoth named Steffie in the 2012 `Ice Age: Continental Drift`.

The episode will go on air on Cartoon Network next month.