nicki minaj

Watch in full: Nicki Minaj makes big announcement on IG Live [video]

Andile Sicetsha - 14.05.2021

Nicki Minaj dropped a few surprises on her Instagram live broadcast. Here’s what she announced:

Nicki Minaj had fans waiting with great anticipation since she teased an announcement on Friday and rightly so, the Jamaica Queens ‘kween’ delivered a couple of exciting updates to her Barbz.

Nicki Minaj on IG Live: Here’s what she said

If fans were expecting new music to drop, they would have left the Minaj interaction very disappointed because the rapstress’ did not announce a new single.

However, this doesn’t entirely spell doom and gloom. For the TL:DW community, here is the gist of what Minaj announced in her IG Live:

  • There might not be a new single out right now but Minaj confirmed that her next release would be a Young Money Cash Money reunion with Drake and Lil Wayne
  • This ‘new’ record titled Seeing Green (by Drake’s account, this was a throwaway that probably sat on the shelves for years gathering dust) will be included in the re-release of Minaj’s marquee mixtape Beam Me Up Scotty which is now available on streaming platforms

This is what Drake, who made a brief cameo on the Live, had to say about the YMCMB reunion:

  • Two more never-heard-before songs will also be added onto the mixtape re-release, Fractions and Crocodile (these songs were not recently recorded by the rapstress).

Beam Me Up Scotty is officially available on every digital streaming platform and you can tune into it below:

Watch in full: Minaj IG Live announcement

Throughout her broadcast, which garnered more than a million viewers, Minaj promised new music. Speaking to Drake about her verse on Seeing Green, she said:

“[Drake] got me out of my writer’s block. He sent me something and it made me feel so competitive again …”

Here is the complete IG Live announcement: