Boxer floyd mayweather, Jr. paid rapper Nicki Minaj $50,000 (£31,250) to put in an appearance at his daughter's 14th birthday, according to a U.S. report.

Sources tell editors at the sportsman booked the ballroom at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for Iyanna Mayweather's big day on Saturday (24May14) and had the Super Bass hitmaker show up for the celebrations as an extra surprise.

The website reports Minaj, who did not perform at the event, stayed for around an hour and posed for pictures with the birthday girl.