Nicki Minaj has dropped the biggest news for the music industry.
Making a reference to her 2012 hit ‘Girl On Fire’ with Alicia Keys, “keep reppin me, do it til da death of me”, the rapper announced her retirement from music on Twitter. The reason for this step was specified by the singer-songwriter, stating that she wants to start a family.
I’ve decided to retire & have my family. I know you guys are happy now. To my fans, keep reppin me, do it til da death of me, ❌ in the box- cuz ain’t nobody checkin me. ✅ Love you for LIFE 😘♥️🦄
— Mrs. Petty (@NICKIMINAJ) September 5, 2019
Leaving behind a legacy, the 36 year-old is the first female rapper to have 100 appearances on the Billboard charts. Along with this, she has sold 100 million units of her albums, singles and features globally.
Fans from around the world are heartbroken and disappointed by the ‘Anaconda’ hitmaker’s sudden decision.
Meanwhile, the record breaking ‘Divide’ tour singer, Ed Sheeran has also taken an 18 month break from music. The Grammy award winning musician specified the reason, to spend time with his family and enjoy the newly marriage bliss.