The murmurs were heard before but now we know for certain that US rapstress and queen of Hip-Hop Nicki Minaj is expecting a baby.
Confirmed — Nicki Minaj is expecting her first baby
The Trinidad & Tobago native took to her Instagram to quell the rumour mill with an official unveiling of her rising baby bump, accompanied by a short caption that confirmed that she is “preggers”.
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Nicki Minaj, who is married to reformed ex-convict Kenneth Petty, has taken a hiatus from music, only appearing to gift the likes of Doja Cat and 6ix9ine Hot 100 top-charters.
The queen Barbie has been tipped for a 2020 studio album release but after she dropped off Yikes, inadvertently at the cusp of a global pandemic, the build-up quietened.
Now that the news is finally out, we expect a more candid conversation from Nicki Minaj about her musical plans. After all, she has made it explicitly clear that she has not retired her crown.
Social media reacts to Nicki Minaj pregnancy
The announcement came out of the blue and while the rumour mill had caught a slip up in a picture or two, especially in the Trollz music video, the pics of her baby bump still ruptured the internet.
These are some of the best reactions we picked out: