Nicki Minaj is helping us start our weekends off right: by dropping her new album Queen a week early! 

The rapper surprised fans last night by announcing that’d she be releasing the LP, her fourth studio album, today on the first episode of her Apple Music Beats 1 radio show. Most recently, Queen’s release date was delayed to August 17. 

It’s Minaj’s first album since 2014’s The Pinkprint. The Grammy-nominated artist revealed Queen would drop at noon EST today, so ready your playlists. 



In McQueen. I’ll see you guys tmrw morning

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