The 'Queen of Rap' has officially announced the UK and European dates for her 'Pink Friday 2 World Tour'. Here's everything you need to know about Nicki Minaj's forthcoming concert dates, including how to secure your seat.
Attention Barbz! Get ready for an incredible experience as Gag City is making its way to the UK in 2024.
Trinidadian-born rapper and singer Nicki Minaj will cross the pond as part of a huge world tour in support of the release of her latest record, 'Pink Friday 2'.
This highly anticipated tour will give you the chance to witness the 'Starships' superstar perform in the UK for the first time in five years.
Here are all the exciting details about Nick Minaj's upcoming concert dates, locations, support acts, and ticket information.Buy Nicki Minaj VIP tickets
Is Nicki Minaj releasing a new album in 2023?
Nicki Minaj released her first album in five years, 'Pink Friday 2', on Friday 8th December 2023. The follow-up to 2010's 'Pink Friday' features an incredible 22 tracks, giving Barbz fans plenty of new music to get stuck into.
The rap icon's fifth studio album includes 'big-budget samples' including Cyndi Lauper's 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun', alongside huge collaborations with Drake, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, Lourdiz, Lil Uzi Vert, Skillibeng, and Future, making it one of the biggest rap albums of the year.
According to Rolling Stone, Minaj recently took to Twitter to share the tracklist of her upcoming album, accompanied by a caption that teased her arrival in the mesmerising universe of #GagCity. This fan-generated A.I. universe is adorned with Minaj's iconic pastel pinks and has been eagerly embraced by her dedicated fanbase - known as Barbz.
In September, Minaj unveiled the official album art, sparking the imagination of Barbz who swiftly transformed it into a vibrant and intricate Gag City universe online. What started as an inside joke among Minaj's fans has now evolved into a pivotal element of the album's online rollout, captivating fans across various platforms.
What is Nicki's new song called?
'Last Time I Saw You' is the second single taken from Minaj's fifth studio album, 'Pink Friday 2', which was released on 1st September 2023. The track was produced by Hendrix Smoke and MTL Jacob.
In an interview with Zane Lowe, Minaj revealed that the lyrics of the song delve into the deeply personal experience of losing her father shortly after giving birth to her first child.
Additionally, the song goes beyond her own experience and delves into the universal theme of loss in various types of relationships.
Speaking about the emotional depth of the song, Minaj expressed, "The last thing I thought I was going to have to do when I just gave birth to my first child was to start preparing for my father's funeral."
Why did Nicki Minaj stop making music?
In 2019, Minaj made headlines when she announced her retirement from music, citing industry-related reasons. As reported by upi.com, during an appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Minaj opened up about her return to the music scene in 2022 and the reasons behind her temporary departure.
Minaj explained, "Well, I think it wasn't that I stopped loving music, I feel like I stopped loving the music business, you know, for a little bit."
She went on to elaborate on her decision, sharing, "I realised that it is in my power to navigate the industry the way I want to, and I think I was giving other people and other entities the power over how my career was being navigated. And now I'm not doing that. I choose now to enjoy every moment of everything I am doing."
When is Nicki Minaj going on tour?: 2024 UK & European dates and locations
Minaj took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to announce tour dates for the UK and European leg of her 'Pink Friday 2 World Tour'. The best-selling artist will be gracing stages across major UK cities including Manchester, Birmingham, and London next summer.
Here is the full list of UK and European dates for 2024:
- Co-op Live, Manchester, Saturday 25th May
- Resorts World Arena, Birmingham, Sunday 26th May
- The O2, London, Tuesday 28th May
- Accor Arena, Paris, France, Saturday 1st June
- Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sunday 2nd June
- Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Wednesday 5th June
- Mercedes Benz Aerena, Berlin, Germany, Friday 7th June
When was Nick Minaj's last UK tour?
In 2019, Nicki Minaj embarked on the 'Nicki Wrld Tour' in the UK, accompanied by the late rapper Juice Wrld. During this tour, Minaj graced the stages of London, Birmingham, Glasgow, and Manchester, delivering unforgettable performances for her fans across multiple cities.
Who is going on tour with Nicki Minaj?
Currently, there is no confirmed information about the support acts for Nicki Minaj's upcoming 2024 UK tour. However, it is worth noting that on her previous tour, she was joined by the talented British singer-songwriter Ray BLK.
As anticipation builds for the new tour, fans eagerly await further announcements regarding the lineup of support acts.
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