American rapper, Nicki Minaj, broke many hearts on Thursday after saying she had “decided to retire and have a family”.
The superstar tweeted: “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, [X] in the box- cuz ain’t nobody checking me.“Love you for LIFE,”
Although fans were happy Nicki was starting a family, the retirement did not go down well with many of them.
See their reactions below.
@Spilling_ The_T tweeted “Me looking for Nicki so I can force her to create more music”
@domcorona tweeted, “Nicki stop this. This ain’t funny, I’m not prepared for this”.
@KendallRayOnYT tweeted, “I hate today”.
@bbonquiqui wrote, ” Dear God, if you hear God, make this tweet disappear when you see it. Take away this thought from her when it interferes. We love her too much, to retire”.
@Mona Talisa tweeted, “Chile you better push that pen and breastfeed at the same time. Stop playing in my face”.
@violetisgreen tweeted, “I really hope Nicki can do both tho. I am so happy for her starting a family”.
In August, Minaj revealed on her Queen Radio Show that she and her boyfriend, Kenneth Petty will soon be married.
She said: “We filed for a marriage license, and I had to travel, so when I came back it had expired, we were given 90 days, so we had to renew it again.
“Before the 90 days is over, yes, I’ll be married. I’m very happy about that, because my baby makes me happy. I have to work on my album, so I don’t want to do the big wedding now. I’ll be married before my album comes out, but will have my big wedding after my album comes out.”
Apart from music, the 36-year-old has appeared in several Hollywood films and has her own radio show.
After releasing a string of mixtapes in the 2000s, Nicki Minaj joined Drake on Lil Wayne’s record label Young Money Entertainment.
Her debut album Pink Friday came out in 2010 and has since released mega-hits like ‘Super Bass’, ‘Anaconda’ and ‘Starships’, which established her as one of the world’s biggest female rappers.
Her solo albums have sold millions as well as her collaborations with Ludacris, Usher, David Guetta, Madonna, Ariana Grande, Kanye West and Justin Bieber.
Throughout her career, she has received numerous accolades, including six American Music Awards, 11 BET Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, four BillboardMusic Awards, a Billboard Women in Music Rising Star Award, and 10 Grammy Award nominations. Minaj has sold 20 million singles as a lead artist, 60 million singles as a featured artist, and over five million albums worldwide, making her one of the world’s best-selling music artists.