Nicki Minaj Puts Off Summer Tour For Third Album

Nicki Minaj says that several projects will keep her from touring for the first time since 2010.

Though Nicki Minaj has a slew of projects on her plate, she has usually found time to partake in a summer tour for the past two summers. However, this summer will likely see the Young Money star off of the road.

"I don't think I can [tour]. I really would love to," said Minaj in an interview with MTV News.

Nicki continued, enumerating the many business ventures she has on deck. "But I don't think I'll have the time, because I'm also going to be launching a few products this year that I'm really going to have to lend myself to the clothing line, I have a drink that's about to come out and these new speakers that you guys are going to see a commercial for this week or next week."

Nicki did reveal, however, that business isn't the only thing that's keeping her away from a summer tour. "So I have a lot of things that the business side of me has to work on, and I also want to be here so I can write. I obviously am going to start working on the third album very, very soon. I'm getting beats as we speak. I just haven't started writing, but that's my biggest priority at this point."

Watch the interview below:

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  • King Ant

    3rd album? She never came out wit a 2nd album. She just kept re-releasing the first one!!!

    • foreal

      i thought the 2 album was a re release or remixed version of the first album. maybe she should think about her album titles. i think she has a dart board with random words on it and thats how the album titles come to be, throwing darts at words

  • Roman Zolanski

    Ok so let me get this straight. The first album was Pink Friday, then the sequel was Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, and now the third installment is Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up? Is she just going to keep adding words to each new album? 5th album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up Relapse 6th album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up Relapse Recovery 7th album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up Relapse Recovery Pinkmatic 8th album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up Relapse Recovery Pinkmatic Pinktox 9th album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up Relapse Recovery Pinkmatic Pinktox The Pink Album 10th album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up Relapse Recovery Pinkmatic Pinktox The Pink Album Enter the 69 Chambers 11th album: Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up Relapse Recovery Pinkmatic Pinktox The Pink Album Enter the 69 Chambers The Pink LP XP

    • Come On

      If no ones gonna give you props for this. I will that shit was hilarious and actually really creative maybe more ppl should watch your posts so we don't keep getting your standard disses good job on this!!!

  • Anonymous

    "Mack Maine is president of Cash Money" Which is just a polite way of saying he sits back and says everything is great.

  • Ja Rule

    Ja Rules warm jizz melted the plastic around nickis pussy

  • minajesty

    Correction - She actually did TWO WORLD Tours last year.

  • Anonymous

    Ah I Cant Wait ! BEST FEMALE RAPPER !

  • Genuis

    Has a drink, has a perfume, clothing line & many other materialistic things. & STILL not a dime to the community. This is the world we live in.

  • Ja Rule

    she cancelled her tour bc she is pregnant with Ja Rules Kid

  • Da Truth

    Ha ha no one cares you stupid self-hatin' bitch. Has-been route is around da corner much sooner than ya thought.

  • Anonymous

    Let's not forget why all of YM's artists don't drop albums... Their work ethic is straight horse doo. They want to live like Wayne, but they don't realize it took Wayne alot of years to get to where he is now. He may look and sound like a gremlin, but dude is always on the grind. I suspect these bums are kickin back day after day in their rented homes smoking weed and drinking instead of coming up with a blueprint for their first album, or planning a tour to support it.

  • .

    good to see shes doing things outside rap to make bread bec her albums about to go triple wood. sucks at rappin but get your money still tho

  • Starmani

    Yall stop hating, Nicki is a decent rapper, and she fine as f***

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  • Anonymous

    In other words, be prepared for more pop garbage from this bitch.

    • Anonymous

      HAHAHAHAHAHAAA!! Good one. Quality hip-hop can't come from the same bitch that sang Super Bass, Starships, and Pound The Alarm. She sold out: she's no longer a hip-hop artist, but a pop joke.

    • Dadonroman

      Did you listen to the interview? Did you check out her last release? Haven't you heard her features? She's doing more Hip-Hop than pop as of lately. This album might take a while since she's gearing up for a quality Hip-Hop album.

  • Anonymous

    A THIRD ALBUM ??? LOL What about the dudes who've been on Young Money since forever and still haven't dropped yet ? Damn Gudda Gudda...even Tyga dropped 2 albums before you did.

    • Anonymous

      Mack Maine is president of Cash Money

    • haha

      Thanks to wikipedia, you're also forgetting Mack Maine, T-Streets, Jae Millz, Lil Chuckee, Lil Twist, PJ Morton, Shanell, Short Dawg, Cory Gunz, Torion Sellers, and Flow. Majority of these people have been signed for 4+ years, and haven't put out anythings sans mixtapes;I guess I won't count Christina Milian because she's already put out albums, and Reginae Carter will probably put out more than any of the people listed above, because she's Lil Wayne's daughter.

    • Anonymous

      Gudda should just stay home and watch Maury cause his album is never coming.

  • ...

    She should do everybody a favor, and do neither.

  • jg

    pink friday roman reloaded the re-up reoloaded

  • ETK

    here's an idea Nicki don't start writing at all

  • KEvon

    Another garbage pink friday album......

    • QueenMinaj

      I will support who ever the hell I want. Music is universal.

    • Paul Anaconda

      Quit Defending Trash Music.

    • QueenMinaj

      Actually, in the interview she said she might not keep te title Pink Friday: The Pink Print and that although she's ready for the next chapter she don't think she want to use the word Pink for her next album. If you didn't listen to the interview why comment stupid sh*t? The answer was in front of you. All you had to is google MTV First: Nicki Minaj interview

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