Nicki Minaj has had her fans extremely excited all week long due to her finally returning to social media on Monday. She posted a caption that said “FRIDAY,” which hinted at new music being on the way.
This would be her first solo single since February 2020’s “Yikes.” That record was viewed by many as Nicki taking shots at her ex-boyfriend and Philadelphia rapper, Meek Mill. In the middle of this week, she also shared lyrics from possibly an upcoming single.
Nicki Previewed Lyrics From New Song
“Btchs act like they want action, heard they want action, btch we aint duckin no action. I’m bout to giv’em dat traction, send a distraction— then ima line’em like FRACTIONS ✍? F R I D A Y ??”
Nicki Officially Re-Releases 2009 ‘Beam Me Up Scotty’ Mixtape
While many fans believed that Nicki would solely be releasing a single on May 14, she is giving even more material. This includes re-releasing her classic 2009 “Beam Me Up Scotty” mixtape which contains the new single, “Fractions,” as well as additional tracks. This was announced in a late night Instagram Live session.
Unlike in 2009, Beam Me Up Scotty is officially on all streaming services now. This mixtape originally put Nicki on the map that year and she oon became a star with Lil Wayne‘s Young Money Records and Birdman‘s Cash Money Records.
‘Beam Me Up Scotty’ Mixtape Is A Star-Studded Project
At the time of “Beam Me Up Scotty‘s” release, it contained a lengthy 23 tracks in total. Among the artists featured on this mixtape were Gucci Mane, Rihanna, Busta Rhymes, Lil Wayne, Drake, and more. From that point, the only way was up for the New York rapper and is now one of the most popular artists over the last decade. This project being available on streaming outlets now along with several new tracks helps fans indulge in nostalgia along with garnering new Nicki fans.
‘Beam Me Up Scotty’ Re-Release Features Drake, Lil Wayne, and More
In this new version of Nicki’s “Beam Me Up Scotty” mixtape, new tracks are here which includes appearances from Lil Wayne, Drake, and G-Herbo. The intro to this project is “Seeing Green” with Wayne and Drake and according to fans, it did a great job of setting the tone for the entire mixtape. The effort by Nicki is also seen as worth the wait as she delivered hits and brought impressive lyricism as well.