Nicki Minaj’s highly anticipated fifth album is coming “soon” the Queen rapper said in a recent interview with City Girl’s JT for i-D mag.
“The fifth album,” she told the publication when they asked what is in the works for the near future. “I’m not gonna say when it’s gonna come out, but the album will be out soon.” Nicki’s forthcoming album will be the follow-up to her 2018 Queens LP, which included “Chun-Li,” “Rich Sex,” “FEFE.”
The rapper pivoted to talk about her upcoming nail line where “people will be able to buy my press-on nail with dope designs.” The rapper noted that “I was already working on that before someone auctioned my press-on nail for $50,000 or whatever they spent on it,” she said referring to her acrylic nail from the 2022 VMAs that was put up on eBay.
Nicki also mentioned that she is looking into giving the television and film industry a try. “I’ve been speaking to a director about doing something in a movie. In terms of TV, we’ll see. But I love acting, and I’ll never abandon acting for too long. That’s one of my biggest passions,” she said.
The Queens rapper is always a trending topic on Twitter for never being afraid to say what’s on her mind. She touched upon being outspoken and how she’s been criticized for doing so.
“I’ve decided that I have to speak up now. You know, I see the hip-hop community praise so many other people for speaking up for themselves, but for some reason they seem to have an issue when I do it,” she said. “Once I realized that there’s that double standard, I decided I don’t give a s— anymore. The last part of it is that if I never rap again, I will still leave this earth as an icon. I guess there is a little less fear now at this point in my career because I realize that my fans aren’t going anywhere. I’ve paid my dues.”
Check out Nicki’s cover for i-D mag below: