American rapper Nicki Minaj sent her fans into a meltdown on Thursday evening after announcing she is retiring from music to have a family.
The rapper, 36, took to Twitter on Thursday evening to break the news to her fans.
“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.
“In the box- cuz ain’t nobody checkin me. Love you for LIFE.”
The news seems to have left her fans devastated as they have taken to Twitter to lament the rapper’s plan to quit music.
Some wondered who among the present female rappers is fit to fill the vacuum she is leaving.
A fan tweeted:
“I’m going to go cry now. We love you, Onika. Thank you… for everything.”
Another fan tweeted:
Nicki Minaj !?!?! You wanna retire and leave us with who???? Unacceptable.
See some of the reactions:
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, ❌ in the box- cuz ain’t nobody checkin me. ✅ Love you for LIFE 😘♥️🦄
— Mrs. Petty (@NICKIMINAJ) September 5, 2019
please tell me it’s April fools early… Nicki…….. you can’t leave us!
— Manny MUA (@MannyMua733) September 5, 2019
Nicki Minaj starting a family doesn’t come as a surprise. In the past, she’s been transparent about her planned timeline of releasing 5 albums before having a baby.
The retirement does come as a surprise though because she once said she was contractually obligated to do 6 albums
— Ivie Ani (@ivieani) September 5, 2019
I JUST TWEETED THAT I WANTED NICKI TO DROP ANOTHER ALBUM AND SHE WANTA TO TALK ABOUT RETIREMENT pic.twitter.com/mf4h1EX1Uu
— Queen Taylor👸🏽 (@Taylor_P1nk) September 5, 2019
Nicki Minaj is really done with music is this a fucking prank??????🥺🥺🥺🥺 pic.twitter.com/apulghNBSv
— blueface’s baby🥵💕 (@mikhaelabellex) September 5, 2019
Nicki Minaj announcing she’s retiring I cannot…….. pic.twitter.com/FlDilku80a
— Amra Olević Reyes (@amrezy) September 5, 2019
Does Nicki Minaj know that she just ruined my entire life? How dare she ? pic.twitter.com/txF6ajeuu8
— Kiernan Jarred Forbes (@_renaey_xx) September 5, 2019
Nicki having a nap while i’m having a meltdown… Huh funny right ? pic.twitter.com/TeRfssmapU
— Chun-Luis (@LuisVegasNM) September 5, 2019
I know it’s her useless jobless ex convicted boyfriend she’s dating
The NICKI MINAJ wants to retire for what pic.twitter.com/zeVDKYys7X
— DIOR WHORE (@prxncesss_jpg) September 5, 2019
Me listening to Nicki Minaj music and I remember she retired already: pic.twitter.com/SuHcBAm6B2
— F E M I B R I G H T ☘ (@IamFemiBright) September 5, 2019
Nicki Minaj !?!?! You wanna retire and leave us with who???? Unacceptable. pic.twitter.com/XhHvy2Rdkl
— Ivan ShaQuille𓅊 (@ShaQuizzlle) September 5, 2019
When you hear Nicki Minaj is retiring and you know the only other options are Cardi B and Iggy Azalea pic.twitter.com/MvGFdqV3xC
— F A I T H (@Retiredsars) September 5, 2019