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Saturday 17 November 2018

Nicki Minaj announces new album from the Met Gala red carpet

The rapper revealed her long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s The Pinkprint will be called Queen.

Nicki Minaj attends the Met gala (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Nicki Minaj attends the Met gala (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

By Keiran Southern, Press Association Los Angeles Correspondent

Nicki Minaj announced a brand new album on the red carpet of the Met Gala.

The rapper revealed her long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s The Pinkprint will be called Queen.

The album will be released on June 15, Minaj said.

Her latest singles, Barbie Tingz and Chun-Li, will both feature on the album.

Minaj revealed the news while walking the red carpet for the Met Gala in New York City.

The event is one of the most eagerly anticipated in the fashion calendar and attracts some of the biggest names in showbiz.

This year, the gala had a religious theme – Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.

Minaj turned heads in a devil-red dress paired with an elaborate headdress complete with mini crucifixes.

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