Nicki Minaj is "going crazy" writing songs for her second album.

The 'Super Bass' hitmaker has started writing the rhymes for her second album, teaming with producer Kane Beatz in the studio in Los Angeles.

He told MTV: "It's crazy. We got one [track] so far. She's in Los Angeles going crazy. She just started, so she's really picking her music and picking the songs.

"She's real selective. She'll pick all the beats before she even starts writing, so right now, we're just getting music together, and it's going crazy right now."

Kane produced 'Super Bass', 'Dear Old Nicki' and 'I'm the Best' on Nicki's debut album, 'Pink Friday', but he's not the only producer to have pursued the star, as French DJ David Guetta claims he was so desperate to work with her, he spent a year tracking her down.

He said: "I'm a really huge fan. To be honest, it's very rare that I call artists - most of the time they call me. I was chasing her for a year because I really wanted to work with her.

"The first time you're in the studio with someone, it's sometimes difficult. She was being a little shy or reserved, you know. And then I played that record and she started to jump from her chair and scream. And she was like, 'Wow, I love this!'"