American hip hop artist Nicki Minaj is out with second studio album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, which reportedly will focus on her gay male alter ego Roman Zolanski from her debut album, Pink Friday. That album peaked at number one in the US, where it saw its greatest success.
Nicki worked on the album with a variety of producers such as Hit-Boy, Dr Luke, Ester Dean, Rico Beats, RedOne and Oak. Minaj also worked with several artists including Cam’ron, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Nas, Drake, Young Jeezy, Chris Brown, Bobby V and Beenie Man.
It includes singles like Starships, Stupid Hoe and Right By My Side.
Nicki Minaj has also announced a short UK tour for this June. The tour begins with two shows at London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo on June 24 and 25, before moving onto Birmingham's NIA Academy on June 26.
Minaj wraps up the tour on June 28 with a show at Manchester's O2 Apollo.