Hip-hop icon Nicki Minaj has announced that she is taking her career to new heights by launching her own record label. During the latest episode of her podcast, “Queen Radio,” Minaj made the announcement, exciting fans who have been eagerly waiting for her next move.
Minaj didn’t reveal the name of her label, but she did unveil the four artists who are signed to her new venture. The first signees are Ghanaian singer Nana Fofie, Jamaican rapper Skeng, Bronx rapper London Hill, and Queens-based lyricist Rico Danna. The Barbz leader has been publicly supportive of Danna for years and has finally given him a platform to showcase his talents.
To help manage her new label, Minaj has brought on Wendy Goldstein, a veteran music executive with a proven track record in the industry. Goldstein has worked with numerous successful artists over the years, including Common, Mos Def, and The Roots, and will serve as the president of Minaj’s label, which will be housed under Republic Records.
Minaj’s fans have been eagerly anticipating new music from the rap icon, and on the same day as her announcement, she dropped a new single called “Red Ruby Da Sleeze.” This release marks Minaj’s first new music of the year, and fans are hopeful that it’s a sign of bigger things to come.
With the launch of her own record label and new music on the horizon, it’s clear that Nicki Minaj is taking 2023 by storm. Her fans are excited to see what the future holds and are eagerly anticipating the release of her first album in four years.