Nicki Minaj speaks, and the Barbz (sometimes) listen. With Pink Friday 2 due out on December 8, Minaj’s birthday, the call-and-response is lively as ever. Final weekend, Minaj played snippets of unreleased tracks, contemplated releasing an EP of stated tracks, and teased a newly recorded monitor “Let Me Calm Down,” which she described as “considered one of my faves.”
After difficult the Barbz to get #TellUsNicki trending worldwide yesterday, November 8, Minaj rewarded her fan base this morning, November 9, by revealing herself on the quilt of Vogue‘s December Challenge. Inside the accompanying profile, Minaj mentioned a variety of subjects, together with what Pink Friday 2 will sound like, however she’s nonetheless preserving one secret to herself.
“Minaj has not publicly revealed the identify of her son, whom she prefers to name Papa Bear,” Vogue‘s Rob Haskell wrote. “She and [Minaj’s husband, Kenneth] Petty navigated his infancy with no assist in any respect save for an occasional temporary go to from a grandparent.” Nevertheless, the quilt unfold incorporates a photograph of Minaj cradling Papa Bear, whose name has been a point of speculation since his birth on September 30, 2020.
Forward of Pink Friday 2, which is able to take pleasure in a supporting tour in 2024, Minaj has dropped singles “Last Time I Saw You” and “Tremendous Freaky Lady,” turning into Minaj’s third-career No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100. She additionally shared “Bahm Bahm” completely on her web site on Friday, October 13.
Pink Friday 2 is out 12/8 through Republic Information. Discover extra data here.