Nicki Minaj is Coming To South Africa!!
Strugglers… here in the 2016th year of our Lord we stand on the cusp of a, momentous occasion. An event so epical and fantastical that my brain struggles to fully process it . Yes comrades American Hip Hop star and Anaconda enthusiast Nicki Minaj will be performing in South Africa for three unforgettable shows in March. The tour will kick off Thursday the 17th of March in Joburg, before it moves to Durban on the 20th and Cape Town on the 22nd. Tickets start at R490.
Read the full press release below:
Johannesburg: American pop & hip hop sensation Nicki Minaj, is bringing the famous Pinkprint tour to her South African fans, with three unforgettable shows in Johannesburg at the Ticketpro Dome on Thursday 17 March, Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium on Sunday 20 March and Cape Town’s Grand Arena, Grand West on Tuesday 22 March.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday 28 January from ticketpro.co.za and selected Edgars retail stores nationally.
Grammy Award-nominated superstar, Nicki Minaj, continues to break records and impact 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.
Minaj 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.
Minaj stands at the top of the pop vanguard. 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.
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.
In South Africa the chart-topping, multi-award winning rapper and actress will be performing a number of her countless hits from her three albums including her latest offering.
With an astonishing 96 million fans on social media, Minaj will be pulling out all the stops for her South African tour.
The Nicki Minaj Pinkprint tickets can be purchased from www.ticketpro.co.za and selected Edgars retail stores, with prices ranging from R490.
Johannesburg: Ticketpro Dome - 17 March
Durban: Moses Mabhida Stadium - 20 March
Cape Town: Grand Arena, GrandWest– 22 March