Nicki Minaj has sent her fans into a frenzy with a recent announcement. She took to Twitter to reveal the highly anticipated release date of her upcoming fifth studio album. Set to drop in October 2023, the news has generated excitement and anticipation among her loyal fanbase, known as the Barbz.
Nicki Minaj’s recent NM5 announcement comes after months of teasing and speculation, marking her first album release since her acclaimed Queen in 2018.
The “Super Freaky Girl” rapper’s simple tweet:
“10/20/2023 The Album,” made waves across social media, instantly capturing the attention of fans worldwide. The tweet sparked a flurry of reactions, with one ecstatic fan exclaiming, “OOOOMGGGG WE MADE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! BARBZ WE’VE MADE IT OUT THE TRENCHES.” Another fan acknowledged Nicki’s enduring success, stating, “102k?? 16 years in the game, the Queen is still Queening.”
In May 2023, the Queen of Rap had previously hinted at an upcoming album, keeping her fans on the edge of their seats with anticipation. As Nicki’s fifth studio album, this release holds immense significance for the artist and her dedicated fanbase.
Nicki Minaj continues to keep her fans engaged with various collaborations and projects. Recently, she collaborated with Sexxy Red on the remix of “Pound Town,” sending the Barbz into a frenzy.
In addition to her album release, the New York rapper will be featured on the soundtrack of the highly anticipated Barbie live-action movie alongside fellow rappers Kali, Ice Spice, and more.
Updated by Catherine Dallum on June 6th, 2023
Nicki Minaj is set to make a comeback with her upcoming fifth album after a long hiatus since her last release in 2018. Her fans, known as the “Barbz,” are eagerly awaiting the release and have already begun trending the hashtag #NICKIISCOMING on Twitter.
The Queen of Rap recently confirmed her upcoming fifth album on her radio show, Queen Radio, which returned in February 2023. This marks her first album since 2018’s Queen, and fans eagerly await its release.
Nicki’s fans, known as the “Barbz,” have excitedly anticipated this announcement and have since taken to social media to express their enthusiasm.
The hashtag #NICKIISCOMING has been trending on Twitter since the announcement.
In a recent Instagram post, Nicki also teased a possible world tour, captioning the post with:
“Dear Barbz, If I were you, I’d be saving up for the next tour. Y’all ready.”
The rapper has not toured since her 2019 The Nicki World Tour, and fans are excited about seeing her live again.
The album and world tour news comes on the heels of Nicki’s cosign to Ice Spice, whom she recently crowned as “Princess of Rap” after they collaborated on the “Princess Diana” remix. She also signed the “Munch” rapper to her new label, Heavy On It.
Furthermore, Nicki’s hit song “Red Ruby Da Sleeze” recently took the No. 1 spot on the Apple Music charts, sparking a freestyle challenge among her fans.
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