Rapper Nicki Minaj was the female Drake of the 2010 BET Awards (minus the knee injury and the “sitting on a stool” thing lol). We say this because even with no album and just ONE solo single out, homegirl was all over the stage at this year’s show (like Drake was in ’09) and was seen being catered to by none other than Puffy himself!

We hear that Sean “Diddy” Combs was quite the gentleman Sunday as he made sure Nicki was alright throughout the evening and even held the train of her dress as she made her way around the backstage area. Usually it’s the other way around (we’ve all seen those “Making the Band” episodes lol) so this is definitely one for the books.

Check out a few pics of Nicki backstage at the 2010 BET Awards below…

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