Preview "The Light Is Coming" prior to its release.
Nicki Minaj is confirmed to appear on Ariana Grande's upcoming single "The Light Is Coming," and while the song is without a release date, fans got to hear it at Grande's Saturday night set during iHeartRadio's Wango Tango 2018.
While Nicki was not present for the performance, her verse seemed to be played in full. "Now you benched, aw now you're bum knee / Now I'm the bad gyal, call me Chun-Li / 'Cause you was slippin', yep you clumsy / And everything I beat, can't just unsee," she raps on the tempo-shifting Pharrell beat.
While it has not yet been confirmed, there are rumors that Drake could also appear on the final version of the song. However, this is based solely on a single emoji he left on a post about the song on Instagram. It was a light bulb. Take what you will from that.
Grande's fourth studio album Sweetener is expected to be released later this year. Production will reportedly come primarily from Pharrell and Grande's frequent collaborator pop superproducer Max Martin. She released the Martin-produced single "No Tears Left To Cry" in April.
Nicki Minaj and Ariana have previously worked together on Grande's "Side To Side," Jessie J's "Bang Bang, and Minaj's "Get On Your Knees."
Watch the performance above.