The success of Nicki Minaj’s single “Tremendous Freaky Lady” motivated her to hurry up the discharge of her new album.
Nicki Minaj indicated her fifth studio album will drop earlier than the top of 2022 in an interview with Jada Pinkett Smith. The diamond-selling rapper divulged her plans when requested about “Tremendous Freaky Lady” reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Sizzling 100.
“It feels so, so, so, so good as a result of all the things occurred so quick, just like the being pregnant and COVID,” Nicki Minaj mentioned. “I wasn’t positive how I used to be even feeling about having to place out an album this 12 months, however that music occurring and other people liking it, that made me completely satisfied. Individuals have gone by a lot lately that they need to have enjoyable. It’ll most likely expedite the album to come back out this 12 months.”
Nicki Minaj additionally mentioned how “Tremendous Freaky Lady” helped her rediscover her identification as an artist.
“This music got here alongside and since I didn’t strategy it in a sexual means, I approached it in a enjoyable means, it’s like I tapped again into who I used to be,” Nicki Minaj defined. “Individuals won’t get this from me, however I used to be by no means attempting to be attractive, I at all times was laughing. I believe that I can look attractive, however I don’t consider myself as an individual that’s—you know the way some girls stroll into the room they usually’re similar to, ‘Ooh.’ I’m not like that.”
She continued, “So due to that, after a couple of years I had forgotten who I used to be as a result of I used to be solely studying who folks have been saying I used to be. After which it dawned on me like, ‘Wait a minute. If you have been saying your sexually express lyrics earlier than, Onika, you weren’t attempting to be critical. You weren’t attempting to show folks on. You have been attempting to be humorous and goofy and silly. Like, simply faucet again into you.” ? And in order that’s how I approached “Tremendous Freaky Lady.’”
Nicki Minaj dropped “Tremendous Freaky Lady” in August. She hasn’t launched a studio album since 2018’s Queen, which peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.