Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday 2 Tour Making History

Nicki Minaj has achieved a historic milestone. Her current headlining tour has become the highest-grossing tour by a female rapper of all time. With less than 20 shows performed Nicki reminds the world why she is the Queen of Hip-Hop. Touring Data reports, Pink Friday 2 tour grossed a record $34.9 million within the first 17 performances.

In recent years, there has been much discussion about Nicki Minaj's longevity in the music industry. Ja Rule commended the rapper known as "Red Ruby da Sleaze" during a 2023 episode of Stepping Into the Shade Room. "Minaj’s position in hip-hop is firmly established," Ja affirmed. "Female MCs are currently experiencing a level of success unprecedented in the genre, and in my opinion, Nicki played a pivotal role in reopening that door." Ja Rule's sentiments are shared by others in the industry. Many artist feel the same about their fellow rapper. With Nicki Minaj also being an advocate and calling out label and streaming platforms for artist rights over the music.

Minaj's achievements extend beyond claiming the highest-grossing tour by a female rapper; she also holds the title for the highest-grossing concert overall. According to Touring Data, her performance at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2024, raked in an impressive $2.858 million. This triumph should come as no surprise to hip-hop enthusiasts, given Minaj's recent album's record-breaking success. "Pink Friday 2" not only secured the largest first-week vinyl sales by a female rapper in history but also marked Minaj's third album to top the charts. Moreover, "Pink Friday 2" produced Minaj's inaugural #1 single as a solo artist, "Super Freaky Girl." It's an exceptional time for Nicki and her devoted fanbase, the Barbs,in terms of breaking records.

What's your favorite track on Pink Friday 2? Do you think Nicki Minaj has redeemed herself to the fans that were upset with her over her Megan Thee Stallion diss track with these amazing tour performances?

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