Nicki Minaj, the rap icon, is revving up the excitement for her upcoming album, Pink Friday 2, and she’s promising her loyal fanbase a series of surprises to make the wait worthwhile.
Taking to Twitter on Saturday (September 30), the “Roman’s Revenge” rapper expressed her gratitude to her fans for patiently awaiting the album’s release. In a heartfelt tweet, she thanked them for their unwavering support and assured them that Pink Friday 2 would be something truly special. She wrote:
“I’m so grateful to have you guys still here holding me down. This album is the gift for your continued love & patience. You’re going to see why this one is better than all of them combined. #PinkFriday2”
In a follow-up video tweet, Minaj made an exciting announcement to her devoted Barbz. She pledged to unveil a surprise every Friday leading up to the official release of Pink Friday 2. This promise has fans eagerly anticipating each new revelation.
Minaj’s announcement about Pink Friday 2 comes on the heels of the news that she, along with SZA and Usher, will headline this year’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour, with the full tour itinerary now revealed.
Starting on November 26, the Jingle Ball Tour will hit 11 cities across the United States, including Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Detroit, and Philadelphia. The tour lineup, in addition to the headliners, will feature artists like Miguel, Jelly Roll, Flo Rida, and Olivia Rodrigo, among others. The tour’s first show is scheduled to take place in Tampa, Florida.
Tickets for the tour will go on sale on Friday, October 6, offering fans the chance to catch their favorite artists live in concert.
In other news related to the music industry, Lil Durk made a surprise appearance during the annual iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas. He thrilled fans by bringing out J. Cole for a special guest performance. During the event, Lil Durk performed a selection of his chart-topping hits and treated the audience to their first live performance of “All My Life” with J. Cole.
While Nicki Minaj’s music career is flourishing, her husband, Kenneth Petty, has been dealing with legal troubles. Petty faced legal consequences after making threatening comments towards Offset on Instagram Live. He received a 120-day house arrest sentence, adding to his previous legal issues stemming from his failure to register as a sex offender in California.
Despite these legal challenges, Nicki Minaj’s return to the spotlight and her exciting album rollout have shifted the focus back to her music career, leaving fans eagerly awaiting Pink Friday 2.