Since dropping new singles "Barbie Tingz" and "Chun-Li," rumors have been swirling that an album from Nicki Minaj was on its way. On Monday night (May 7) at the 2018 Met Gala, Minaj confirmed just that.
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"It's a big night for me because I just let the world know that my album is coming June 15 and it's called Queen, and I can't wait," Minaj said.
@NICKIMINAJ JUST ANNOUNCED THAT HER ALBUM COMES OUT JUNE 15 AND IT’S CALLED “QUEEN”!!----
OMG I’M DYING!!-------- pic.twitter.com/9VNbC8s5eQ
— Bruno Rodrigues (@bruno_nmb) May 8, 2018This year's Met Gala theme is "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" and is being co-hosted by Donatella Versace, Amal Clooney and Rihanna along with with Anna Wintour. Befitting the theme, Minaj wore an elaborate headdress covered in red and black rosary beads with a skintight red-and-black dress and dramatic coat.