Nicki Minaj Says Her New Album Will Be The Best Of 2023 & Teases A Tour

Nicki Minaj is building hype for her next album.

BYCole Blake
Nicki Minaj Says Her New Album Will Be The Best Of 2023 & Teases A Tour

Nicki Minaj has confirmed that her fifth studio album, which she refers to as "NM5," will be released at some point this year. She teased the project in a tweet posted on Wednesday while hinting at a tour for the album. She says that the run of shows will be a work of "genius."

"Oh yes fractions warned, SFG did what fractions warned. Red Ruby Da Sleeze MOTHERED so hard & is now the standard. NM5 is the best thing that will come out of 2023 & will raise the bar to new & unreachable heights. NM5 tour will be hailed as “genius”. That’s it & that’s all."

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Nicki Minaj At The MTV VMAs

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 28: Nicki Minaj performs onstage at the 2022 MTV VMAs at Prudential Center on August 28, 2022 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV/Paramount Global)

The tweet got fans sufficiently excited about the new project. "You have no idea the emotions i feel when nicki mentions nm5," one fan wrote. "like this hasn’t happened ever. we are so close to greatness i cannot wait." Others were more impatient. One wrote: "You just speaking and speaking but don’t drop the fckin album like come on just drop it."

Nicki previously hinted at the release of her new album in a post on Twitter, earlier this week. While sharing several of her most iconic looks from over the years, she wrote, "Imagine being a fashion icon b4 your debut album. Imagine performing w|Ye & Jay in Yankee Stadium, no album out, imagine Drake, Eminem, Rihanna, Ye, WillIAm, & Natasha Bedingfield on your FIRST ALBUM. bwahahaha I have to laugh. Blessings & gratitude to my supporters. NM5 is [pinched fingers emoji].”

Nicki Minaj Teases Her Next Album

News of a new album from Nicki comes almost five years after the release of her most recent record. She dropped Queen back in August 2018 with features from Eminem, Future, Swae Lee, Lil Wayne, Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, and more.

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