Nicki Minaj helps pay off Wright State student’s loan debt today on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

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Ellen Degeneres is expected to surprise a local college student with some money to help payoff her college expenses on today's season Premiere of Ellen beginning at 4pm.

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Here’s one thing you may not know about Nicki Minaj. The hip-hop superstar has been changing her fans’ lives for the past year.

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For the season 16 premier, Minaj teamed up with Ellen DeGeneres and Walmart to gift three of her fans $50,000 each to pay off their student loan debt for the Season 16 premiere of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” airing today on WHIO-TV at 4 p.m.

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One of the students, Chrissy Draper, hails from Dayton. She is a med student at Wright State's Boonshoft School of Medicine.