Nicki Minaj will be headlining her first-ever North American tour this summer.
The “Starships” rapper, who recently returned to Twitter after a (gasp!) week-long hiatus, will kick off the 14-city run on July 16 in Chicago and wrap up August 12 in Vancouver, BC, according to the announcement on her official website. Tickets go on sale this Friday, so get those credit cards ready, kids.
Minaj is also slated to play several radio festivals in the coming months including Wild 94.9″s Wild Jam in San Francisco on May 10, KIIS FM”s Wango Tango in L.A. on May 12, Wired 96.5 Fest in Philadelphia on June 1, Jam”n 94.5 Summer Jam in Boston on June 2, Hot 97 Summer Jam in New York on June 3, and Hot Jam in Hartford on July 20.
Stateside dates will follow the international leg of Minaj’s “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” tour, which kicks off May 16 in Sydney, Australia.
You can check out the full schedule below, and buy tickets here beginning on Friday.
“Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” has so far sold over 400,000 copies in the U.S.
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July 16 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
July 17 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre Detroit
July 19 – Cleveland, OH – State Theatre at Playhouse Square
July 22 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre Atlanta
July 24 – Miami, FL – James L. Knight Center
July 26 – Birmingham, AL – Boutwell Auditorium
July 28 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
July 29 – Dallas, TX – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 31 – St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House
August 2 – Denver, CO – Wells Fargo Theatre
August 4 – Las Vegas, NV – Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
August 7 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
August 11 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
August 12 – Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre