Young Money’s Nicki Minaj recently discussed her upcoming tour alongside pop star Britney Spears and revealed her decision to downsize the on-stage props by not using sex toys.
Minaj also hinted at the possibility of previewing new music while on tour.
“She’s definitely iconic and I’m very excited,” Minaj explained referring to Spears. “It’s weird. I just always remember her, since I was little, ruling the world, so I’m really excited to just expand my fanbase and show people that I can be a part of any world…Of course I will adjust some things. I definitely will take away that one particular stage prop,” she said of one very phallic object, adding that her music and set list will basically stay the same. “We’ll add some stuff ’cause I got some new things coming out this summer, some new records.” (MTV)
Recently Young Money’s Shanell aka SNL shared her reaction to Minaj’s on-stage dildo surprise.
“I really didn’t know it was going to happen. I hadn’t seen her show since the first night. She was rehearsing in a different location than us, so I didn’t get to see her show before hand, but Nicki’s going to do stuff that’s going to shock you, so…The media.. I don’t know. I don’t know how I feel about media right now.” (VIBE)
Photos of Minaj’s sex toy performance hit the Internet in late March.
Nicki Minaj, who is no stranger to the outrageous, brought her I Am Still Music Tour to the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, NY last night and during her performance produced a plastic penis to incorporate into her act. Now, I’m not sure if this sexual … prop … is a usual part of the show or if she just whipped it out as a special surprise but … homegirl seemed happy to perform with the dildo. (Pink Is The New Blog)
Confirmation of Minaj’s participation on the upcoming tour became public earlier this week.
Sources involved in the negotiation tell TMZ … the deal was signed several days ago, and Britney is elated. Everyone involved in the concert is relieved Enrique Iglasias’ ego couldn’t handle opening for Britney and feel Nicki will be infinitely better. Minaj, who is on tour with Lil Wayne until the end of the month, currently has two singles on the Billboard Top 100 — “Moment 4 Life” and “Did It On’em” Everyone connected with the concert series things Nicki will create even more heat for the tour, which kicks off on June 17 in Sacramento, CA. (TMZ) (SOHH)