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Nicki Minaj Readies Headlining Tour

nickiminaj1 Nicki Minaj Readies Headlining Tour

Fresh from her eye catching appearance at the Billboard Music Awards, Nicki Minaj has confirmed that she is headlining her own tour. The platinum selling Hip Hop character spilled the beans during an interview with David Guetta to promote the single ‘Where Dem Girls At’.

Speaking directly to US Magazine, the 26 year old revealed:

“Next year, I’ll be headlining my own tour”, she also went on to discuss how her upcoming role as Britney Spears‘ support act is helping her prepare. “So this is my time to be a student and to learn and to absorb all of this information and then take that knowledge and create an amazing ‘Pink Friday’ tour at the top of 2012,’ she said.

With her militia of Barbs and Ken Barbs already proving their support by taking Pink Friday to platinum status, Minaj and Co. can be sure that this tour will have little trouble filling seats. Let’s hope this tour will showcase the talent so many have tried to discredit since her arrival on the music scene.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:19 pm
    RYCH says:
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    LMFAOOOOOOOO IF SHE THINK SHE CAN TOUR ON HER OWN THIS b**** IS DUMB! FLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP TOUR! #BOOM

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:21 pm
    Chile says:
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    seriously…if Rihanna is having problems, Nicki will. Nicki has only had ONE hit on her own. The rest of her songs all have somebody else on it. Is this going to be the Nicki and friends tour?

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:21 pm
    TAYLOR SWIFTS NUMBER 1 FAN says:
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    There’s people that actually pay to see her?:O

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:22 pm
    ~aMaZiNG.Lee~ says:
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    Her performances are way too wack, UGH!

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:22 pm
    BEYONCE SLAYS says:
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    “So this is my time to be a student and to learn and to absorb all of this information and then take that knowledge and create an amazing ‘Pink Friday’ tour at the top of 2012.”

    Nicki girl I love you, but Britney Spears is the wrong teacher if you want to put on a great show that doesn’t bore people.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:25 pm
    OnikaCarter says:
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    Oh My goodness i cant wait!!!!!

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:26 pm
    RYCH says:
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    i love nicki dont get me wrong but GURL! YOU ARE SETTIN YURSELF UP FOR FAILURE! RIHANNA WACK ASS CANT SELL TIX WHY YHU THINK YHU CAN? UGH PPL NEED TO STOP! ANYWAYS QUEEN BEYONCE IS OUT SO YOU MINUS WELL SIT!

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:26 pm
    #1QueenGaga says:
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    WHY AM I LIKING HER LESS AND LESS EVERYDAY??

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:29 pm
    K f****** Navy says:
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    IF BEYONCE HAD PROBLEMS SELLING TICKETS
    DURING HER I AM SASHA FIERCE ERA
    HOW COULD NICKY ??

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:42 pm
    Bey'knight says:
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    Nicki am all for reachin for the sky but cmon ur nt even close yet. U may not be as horrendous as britney but she has a school of moronic white loyalists to rely on. U? Not so much

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:51 pm
    aisha says:
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    @ beyonce slays
    I was thinking the same thing.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:52 pm
    BIANCADARLING says:
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    Girl please the only people who sell tictkets are the ones who are known for putting on great live shows ….Nicki has work to do…..I like her but sh needs more seasoning and more songs to carry a entire tour ……..What she has to do is step up her live performances on awards shows that way she can create a buzz for being a great live performer……Remember how in 2009 Gaga was killing award show performances like the muchmusic awards and Mtv ……Kayne was going on tour with her but he dropped out but she didn’t need him she went on tour alone and was on tour for over 2 yrs because she can put on a show……people want to see dancing, camp, theatrics the whole package ….we aren’t going to pay to see a b**** come out and prance around in heels for 2 hours ….b**** we want to see you sweat now is Nicki ready to sweat ?

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:55 pm
    Thedimplepuppet says:
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    To Headline a tour doesn’t mean arenas and stadiums. It will be her tour and may feature other artist. Nicki can do clubs or even smaller venues and still be the headliner. Nicki has millions if followers + that ablum went platinum. I sincerely wish her all the best.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 8:56 pm
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  • May 26, 2011 at 9:02 pm
    Bey'knight says:
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    @dimplepuppet

    Rihanna went platinum as well, need i say more?

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  • May 26, 2011 at 9:02 pm
    mobwife says:
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    Nah Boo Boo you need to #sitthefuckdown.com!

    That little Billboard Award show performance with semi-conscious Britney Spears (they are really going to have to lower that chick dosage) didn’t show me a thing. Her star is already fading. I doubt if it holds strong through 2012!!

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  • May 26, 2011 at 9:05 pm
    Cummon says:
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    i will def…be at one of those shows..:)..
    …Walmart Giving Back After Laying Off Over 50,000 People.. $1,000 Giftcards – I Grab 2 of Them..LOL http://ow.ly/50LUP

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  • May 26, 2011 at 9:12 pm
    Thedimplepuppet says:
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    @bey’knight Nicki didn’t say what type of venues she will be performing at though? + she said next year so she more than likely have another album out by then.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 9:18 pm
    Speaks Truth says:
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    Well she is bringing another album out in the fall so I could see it happening!!! But she needs to up those performances and deliver like she does the music videos

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  • May 26, 2011 at 9:21 pm
    aisha says:
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    britney’s pb is that she has a contract w/ her record label whose obligations she must fulfill, otherwise i think she would have gotten out of the game a long time ago.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 9:46 pm
    OKAY says:
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    llllllllllllllmmmmmmmmmmmmffffffffffffaaaaaaaaaaaoooooooooo gurl pls sit ur ass down

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  • May 26, 2011 at 10:10 pm
    WildChild says:
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    lmao!!!!

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  • May 26, 2011 at 10:10 pm
    LIFEE says:
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    Are yall HONESTY feeling this girl?
    Be real with yourself now……

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  • May 26, 2011 at 10:11 pm
    KoreanDream says:
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    I guess this means we won’t get the second album before 2012…

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  • May 26, 2011 at 10:42 pm
    t says:
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    Can you please put up the new Braxton Family Values episode???

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  • May 26, 2011 at 10:47 pm
    Pookie says:
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    @KOREANDREAM

    no i think it means the opposite. NO ONE is gonn pay to see her do 2010 features and solo songs in the year 2012. SHES GONNA HAVE TO PUT OUT MORE music if she wants to Go on tour NEXT year. Shes been on like 3 tours since pink friday. Itll be dated. I dont even see how the f*** gaga did it.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 10:52 pm
    iloveunicki says:
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    If nicki minaj took a s*** in my mouth….i’d swallow it.

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  • May 26, 2011 at 11:24 pm
    BEYFAN4EVER says:
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    GUYS INSTEAD OF BEING SUPPORTIVE AND ENCOURAGING YOU PEOPLE ARE DOUBTING THIS CHICK , PUTTING HER DOWN.
    I AM NO A NIKI FAN BUT DAMN SHE IS TRYING TO EXTEND, WHY CAN’T WE WISH HER THE BEST??
    I SWEAR THIS IS THE MOST HATED SITE I HAVE EVER BEEN ON.
    GO NIKI AND LEARN AS YOU MOVE FORWARD…. WISH YOU ALL THE BEST..GOD MAY JUST BLESS YOU WITH MANY ARENAS. NEVER LIMIT HIS POWER ESPECIALLY SURROUNDED BY NAYSAYERS.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:00 am
    ヅ•·.·´¯`·.·•-ΛALEXISR-Bahamas♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ ★ ☆ ✰ T.I.P.•·.·´¯`·.·•ヅ says:
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    @BEY’KNIGHT

    I thought that post by TGJ was quickly discredited as false. Rihanna’s tour is doing fine lol.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:03 am
    Part Of The Blanco Family says:
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    Learn Your Craft HOE. ur supposed to be an entertainer and u cant even entertain a stage, those facial expressions and them extra strength booty pads aint CUTTIN IT b****!!!
    Nicki and Britney touring together… DEAD at how DEAD the crowd will be, aint nobody sittin thru that whole concert.
    and sidenote. stop breaking into Kims wig cabinet

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:07 am
    uknowumad says:
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    I WISH HER ALL THE LUCK BUT FROM WHAT I SEEN FROM HER LIVE PERFORMANCE ESPECIALLY THE BILLBOARD AWARDS SHE NEEDS TO PRACTICE ON HER STAGE PRESENCE BUT HELL IF PEOPLE GO PAY AND SEE BRITNEY THEN I DON’T SEE WHY YOU CANT DO THE SAME

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:21 am
    LTM says:
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    who on gods green earth would pay to see her live? and how can people discredit her talent when she has none?

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:23 am
    LTM says:
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    i wouldnt go if the tickets were 1.99

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:24 am
    Part Of The Blanco Family says:
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    @uknowumad PRACTISE WHAT??? PRACTISE WHAT??? shes supposed to be the queen of hip-hop and that’s the best she can do??? #Icant. SHES UNTALENTED. SHES A GIMMICK. call it for what it is

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:24 am
    chrisj says:
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    lmfao semi-conscious Britney Spears..BUT ITS A BAD IDEA NICKI IM NOT PAYING MONEY TO SEE YOU WALK BACK & FORTH ACROSS THE STAGE

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:47 am
    Madonnalover says:
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    People are actually gonna pay to see this b**** live? Headline her own tour and she cant even perform?

    All I can do is LOL.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:53 am
    W.E. says:
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    btw rihanna is not having a problem selling tickets tht was some b******* by the much unreliable New York Post and Nicki Minaj is loved by many in the U.S. so i would be surprised if her tour dnt sell out!!!! America loves it some Nicki

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:57 am
    Mysterious says:
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    @BEYFAN4EVER
    You have to be the best beyonce fan I have ever seen online

    And @dimplepuppet said it right, if Trey songz, keyshia cole, wiz khalifa, drake, ect can headline a tour, Nicki minaj certaintly can. Every tour is not large arenas. Nicki has a proven fanbase and it’s best to start small (theaters is hwere she should be now).
    It’s the typical step, clubs, theaters, arenas & collisseums, worldwide arenas.
    I remember Beyonces first tour was with a power group, Missy elliott, and alicia keys. Why can’t people let Nicki make her progress into super stardom?

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  • May 27, 2011 at 12:58 am
    Mysterious says:
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    @madonnalover, Madonna couldn’t sing. Sorry to burst your bubble but she’s a known icon.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 1:06 am
    Sir Mike says:
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    Nicki can’t sell arenas out but she can do college campus with no problem. Nicki make your money, get paid and overlook haters. Love you!

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  • May 27, 2011 at 1:11 am
    Part Of The Blanco Family says:
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    https://twitter.com/#!/BarbieKillers <<< NICKI GETTING EXPOSED ! sum1 knows one of Nicki's friends personally.. and they are dishing the DIRT! check it out 4 urselves hoes

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  • May 27, 2011 at 1:12 am
    Part Of The Blanco Family says:
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    @mysterious DEAD if u think nicki is going to be an icon! DEAD

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  • May 27, 2011 at 1:34 am
    ARE YOU SERIOUS? says:
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    IN OTHER NEWS!!!

    OUR LORD AND SAVIOR GODGA IS CONSIDER PLATINUM IN 4 DAYS OF BTW BEING OUT

    PASSES OUT

    YASSSSSSSSSS

    TO ALL THE HATERS WHO SAID SHE WOULDNT DO IT

    CRIES!!!!

    SHE IS SLAYING THESE BITCHES YOUR FAVS CAN NEVER AND WILL NEVER!!!

    SIPS MOSCATO!!!

    http://images4.fanpop.com/image/photos/22300000/uploadOh-you-know-just-chillin-listening-to-Bloody-Mary-lady-gaga-22329068-129-156.gif

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  • May 27, 2011 at 1:51 am
    Holla says:
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    Whatever. This chick can’t even performance her own music live. Still waiting for Braxton Family Values, Sam.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 1:52 am
    Holla says:
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    Sorry…perform her own music live!

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  • May 27, 2011 at 2:02 am
    Part Of The Blanco Family says:
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    http://twitpic.com/52zp5i <<<<<<< EVE getting her coochie ate

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  • May 27, 2011 at 2:26 am
    theman says:
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    She’s not seasoned enough to tour alone, her performances are still a little awkward. When it comes to her theaters would be her best bet first, unless she’s selling out at an enormous rate.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 2:36 am
    SmoothCriminal says:
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    well if she have the confidence to do it,and is working on her stage performance,i see nothing wrong with her headlining her own tour,she will have to do it sooner are latter,as far as i see it she isn’t getting any smaller.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 3:51 am
    KoreanDream says:
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    @TheBlancoFamily
    What was the point of even posting that? Eve has been through enough s*** in her life. You don’t need to add to it.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 4:16 am
    Nicki Minaj Sucks says:
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    Aint nobody going to pay to see this b*tch live.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 4:18 am
    Nicki Minaj is a fake says:
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    Nicki Minaj is a wack performer.I wouldn’t pay my hard earn money to see her.

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  • May 27, 2011 at 10:36 am
    GAGA FOREVER says:
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    THIS b**** HAS FRIENDS THAT ARE SAYIN SHE HAS MENTAL PROBLEMS SINCE SHE WAS YOUNG

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  • May 27, 2011 at 11:35 am
    Cheers (Drink to That) says:
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    I’m sorry but HOW will she headline? She hasn’t had that many hits! smh

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  • May 27, 2011 at 8:01 pm
    BAD BYTCH says:
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    SHE IS EVERYBODYS GUILTY PLEASURE, EVEN THE ONES THAT HATE I BET STILL HAVE A PINK FRIDAY CD IN THERE POSSESSION I PROMISE U.. AS LONG AS SHE STICKS TO THE MAJORS LIKE NY, LA, MIA, ATL AND CHICAGO AND STICK TO THEATRE SIZE VENUES SHE’LL DO JUST FINE.. HAGS AND f*** WILL ALWAYS SHOW FACE AT A NIKKI CONCERT TRUST ME

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  • May 28, 2011 at 3:02 pm
    VFB says:
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    TOUR???????? LMAO LMAO LOL LOL

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  • May 29, 2011 at 2:10 am
    yasss says:
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    YASSSS !!!!!! LOVE IT!!! IM THERE !!!!!!!!!

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  • June 1, 2011 at 1:47 am
    iBeKillinEm says:
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    Now i lov me some Nicki but ma your not a performer… i dont think Nicki is strong enough as a performer thats why she has alot of props and “extras” on stage with her… I think the idea in itself is a good one but she needs to be working on her performaces… thats one major thing she is not able to do… people but tickets for performances and peope buy Cd’s for music… she has yet to command the audience in any of her performances and to me that would be a flop.. I love and support Nicki to the max but im not delusional im real and i dont think people want to see that..

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