It’s Official: Onika Tanya Maraj best known as Nicki Minaj just announced that she is bringing the famous Pinkprint tour to her South African fans starting March 17 to 22.
The 33-year-old American rapper, singer and songwriter will be performing at Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban and the tour will end at the Grand Arena, Grand West in Cape Town. She will be performing a number of her various hits from her three albums including her latest offering.
Grammy Award-nominated superstar, Nicki Minaj, continues to break records and impacts pop culture at large. Her critically lauded third full-length album, The Pinkprint arrived at the top of the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, cementing her as rap’s reigning queen.
Nicki recently made history, simultaneously occupying four top 10 spots on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart and becoming the first female artist to achieve the feat. Minaj also has the most hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart of any female rapper in history and is #3 among all females. What’s more, twelve of her entries entered the top ten, yielding another record for a female rapper.
Nicki stands at the top of the pop vanguard and to date, the global superstar has sold over 50 million singles and 5 million albums worldwide. Minaj has also been the recipient of a bevy of awards including American Music Awards, MTV VMA’s, Billboard Awards, People’s Choice Awards, BET Awards & many others.
A global touring phenomenon, Minaj has sold out iconic venues including London’s O2 Arena, Brooklyn’s Barclays Arena, The Staples Center in Los Angeles, and many more.
In addition, outside of music, she has starred in films including Ice Age: Continental Drift and The Other Woman in addition to judging American Idol. She’ll also take the screen alongside Ice Cube and Cedric The Entertainer, starring in 2016’s Barbershop 3.
Tickets will go on sale from Thursday 28 January – 9am and are available online at www.ticketpro.co.za and selected Edgars retail stores nationally with prices ranging from R490.
Check out the dates…
Johannesburg: Ticketpro Dome – Thursday 17 March
Durban: Moses Mabhida Stadium – Sunday 20 March
Cape Town: Grand Arena, GrandWest – Tuesday 22 March
FYI: The Nicki Minaj Pinkprint tour is presented by Airey Scott Entertainment, 5FM, Metro FM, and Channel O.