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.
“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.
— Bruno Rodrigues (@bruno_nmb) May 8, 2018
This 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 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.