After much speculation, Nicki Minaj has confirmed that she is indeed delaying the Stateside leg of her ‘NICKIHNDRXX’ TOUR.‘
Together with an official statement issued by the promoter, the rapper took to social media to offer more personal insight into what the reason for the postponement is.
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A statement received by That Grape Juice read:
“Following her unforgettable VMA performance, Nicki Minaj has decided to reevaluate elements of production on the NickiHndrxx Tour. The outing will now kick off in Europe this coming February as planned. Nicki has decided to contribute more time to rehearsal ahead of the tour’s launch to make certain her fans get the absolute best quality show that they deserve.”
It was also confirmed that Future will now NOT be on the US leg of the trek:
Due to scheduling conflicts Future will not be on the North American run. Nicki Minaj will be announcing new North American dates to kick off in May 2019. Refunds for the previously scheduled North American dates will be available at point of purchase, with new Nicki Minaj on-sale details announced soon.
What that means for the title of the US trek remains to be seen (HNDRXX is his alias). But, Onika took to social media to provide additional context:
The news comes after the release of her fourth album ‘Queen’ and the various headlines attached to that.