News: Nicki Minaj Announces Her Young Money Debut Album Title
Tuesday, Aug 3, 2010 10:44PM
Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj has finally revealed the title of her upcoming, long-awaited debut album set to drop this November.
In a UStream broadcast Tuesday night, Minaj told viewers her debut would be called Pink Friday.
The Young Money rapper has dubbed her debut album Pink Friday, she revealed to her fans via Ustream. The highly-anticipated project is set for release on November 23, the Tuesday before Black Friday in the U.S. That is traditionally the biggest shopping day of the year when Americans flock to stores to begin their Christmas shopping. "To carry on a great tradition of Black Friday, we are going to switch it up this year in honor of the Nicki Minaj album and call that day Pink Friday, and call my album Pink Friday," Nicki announced in her British accent. She then signed off with her signature greeting. "It's Barbie, b*tch!" (Rap-Up)
She also hit up Twitter and tweeted the album title for all her followers.
"11.23.10 - PINK FRIDAY - The Album," she wrote Tuesday (August 3). (Nicki Minaj's Twitter)
Last month, the rapper playfully suggested calling her debut, The Album.
Nicki's fans will be crying tears of joy when her long-anticipated debut album hits stores. She promises the project will be out before the end of the year, and she's focusing heavily on recording her own songs. "Maybe a few things cooking," Nicki answered with a smile when asked if she has any more guest appearances coming up. "But right now, it's all about the album. November 23. Nothing comes before that." Then Nicki contemplated the title of her project. "Maybe we should call it ...The Album," she ruminated. "Nicki Minaj: The Album," she continued before dismissing the idea. "I don't know, it'll come." (MTV)
Minaj recently said she believed her debut will make a statement for all female emcees.
"With this album, you got people saying 'Oh that might be too pop for you,' or 'That might be too dance for you,'" she says later. "And I just started meditating on what makes them say that. I think people say those things just because of the past. I have to invent something, to show that a girl can rap over any kind of beat and still be hip-hop." (VIBE)
Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday is currently scheduled to drop Tuesday, November 23rd.
Check out a recent Nicki Minaj interview below: