Nicki Minaj, Trinidad-born rapper, has left her fans in a state of hurt, disbelief and shock after she announced her retirement from the music business.
The 36-year-old talented rapper, took to her Twitter page on Thursday evening to announce that she will be leaving the music scene to start a family.
In June, she had revealed plans to marry Kenneth Petty, her childhood friend, saying they had obtained a marriage license.
Fans of the award-winning singer have since taken to social media platforms, especially Twitter, to express their feelings regarding her retirement.
Quite a number of users expressed their sadness at the news using different memes.
Nicki was also forced to reply a fan who said she had left the community “hurting” with the sudden announcement.
“NICKI MINAJ can u please just address this retirement thing. You e never left us so hurt your entire career. We’re just hurting Nicki 🙁 it’s US it’s the barbz plz…,” she wrote.
In her reply Nicki wrote: “I’m still right here, still madly in love with you guys and you know that. In hindsight, this should’ve been a Queen Radio discussion & it will be. I promise u guys will be happy. No guests, just us talking about everything. The tweet was abrupt & insensitive, I apologize babe.”
I’m still right here. Still madly in love with you guys & you know that. In hindsight, this should’ve been a Queen Radio discussion & it will be. I promise u guys will be happy. No guests, just us talking about everything. The tweet was abrupt & insensitive, I apologize babe ♥️🙏 https://t.co/eS0oHipwtg
— Mrs. Petty (@NICKIMINAJ) September 6, 2019
Here are some of the reactions below:
@NICKIMINAJ can u please just address this retirement thing. You e never left us so hurt your entire career. We’re just hurting Nicki 🙁 it’s US it’s the barbz plz… 😩
— SIDE EYES 👀 (@CALLM3CHUNLI) September 6, 2019
*ME reading about Nicki Minaj retirement 😭 pic.twitter.com/pRK5vT9K0M
— Uncle daddy (@Uncle_daddy01) September 6, 2019
bitch pls say ur joking😭😭😭Advertisement
— that gay bitch (@Lucas74491037) September 6, 2019
If @NICKIMINAJ wants to retire and start a family with me that’s fine by me, I just wish she told me before the media
— *haunting ghost noise* 🇵🇷 (@FantasmaDelHex) September 6, 2019
Nicki really went bar for bar with JayZ on Kanye West on "Monster". She was on a track with one of the greatest Duo in Rap History & Delivered like a Boss. Love or Hate her, you cant deny her impact.
— King N●-N● 🌟 (@Zaddy_nomso) September 5, 2019
This is real. One of her best ever verses. I mean her versatility is unquestionable. She can do pop songs like " Super Bass" , jump on a @LittleMix track ( Woman Like Me) AND still run rings round many rappers regardless of gender #NickiMinaj https://t.co/kbut0RvlWF
— Lorenzo Machiavelli (@its_omz) September 6, 2019
— ₭ℓoℯℯℯℯ•♛ (@kxdizzlex11) September 6, 2019
On the one hand I’m screaming that Nicki Minaj is retiring. YES! On the other hand,damn, she’s going to reproduce. NO! She’s lying though about retiring which is is the fucked up part. Getting my hopes up for nothing. https://t.co/r99NhIEStD
— MayBus (@TuchiDog) September 6, 2019
Nicki Minaj said She’ll retire with a ring and a Crown. AND THATS A FACT!! pic.twitter.com/wJvuGawl9f
— The vibe🌪 (@Skhalo_Vibe) September 6, 2019
Not this time PLS how about after I die !?!?!?!!!!! pic.twitter.com/S1bZlzgZ8M
— lam. (@lam62702985) September 6, 2019
— beatrix kiddo (@_faisal0606) September 6, 2019
— Shards (@tragedyluvx) September 6, 2019
Nicki Minaj is retiring to start a family.
CNN says that her and her boyfriend have applied for a marriage license.
It’s been a while since I’ve been this proud of/happy for a celebrity 😭💕 https://t.co/E80ykIPQbt
— Lauren Chen (@TheLaurenChen) September 6, 2019
get off twitter for a few hours and nicki minaj wanna retire 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/dZ82UWzu6a
— di² 🤘🏼🤪🤘🏼 (@itsdidibitches) September 6, 2019
Everyone on Snapchat keeps asking me did I hear about Nicki Minaj 😭😡😡 don’t ask me no questions.
— ❤️ (@jNaemaraj) September 6, 2019
December 8, Nicki Minaj will be 37.
If she can actually Retire from music and settle down then there is still hope for our local feminist. O
— PengPappi ♚ (@iSurhailo) September 6, 2019
— Eraka . (@erakaboo) September 6, 2019
So Nicki Minaj leaving the rap game and leaving us with Cardi B!? HOW COULD SHE DO THAT TO US!? I THOUGHT WE WERE YOUR SONS pic.twitter.com/AcxI4EJbuq
— Natasha 🍓 (@peachynatasha) September 6, 2019
Nicki Minaj: "Fuck with them real niggas who don't tell niggas what they up to. Had to show bitches where the top is, ring finger where the rock is These hoes couldn't test me even if their name was pop quiz. Bad bitches who I fuck with, mad bitches we don't fuck with."
— B A B Y (@BabydaModel) September 6, 2019
My Kings get yourselves ladies who will retire from their profession just to have family with you.
Ladies like Nicki Minaj 😭❤
I hope I'm communicating!.
— 🖤Eli Kofi🖤 (@eli___k) September 6, 2019
I'm a selfish mother fucker and am certainly not ready for @NICKIMINAJ to retire. Hip hop is already trash and dead when Nic not releasing music….. Imagine what it would be like………. 🙄😒
— LordMINAJ! ! (@MinajLord) September 6, 2019
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