Nicki Minaj Launches Queen Radio Show on Beats 1 With Apple Music

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As Nicki Minaj continues to gear up for the release her anticipated Queen album, she will be embarking on a new endeavor to deliver fresh content to her die-hard Barbz fanbase. On Wednesday (August 8), Nicki announced the launch her Queen Radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1 station.

The debut episode will premiere Thursday night at 10 p.m. ET on Beats 1. "#QueenRadio begins tomorrow @applemusic! The new dynasty begins on @beats1ficial tomorrow at 7pm PT/10pm ET. AND I might have something special for you too," she teased on social media.

Minaj will be holding a live Q&A session and have special giveaways for fans participating in the discussion. "I’ll be conducting a live Q&A portion my very first show. Prizes for the best comments & questions include signed albums, signed merch, tour tickets], AND plane tickets to discuss #QUEENw|ME & other members the magical KINGDOM," Nicki wrote.

Queen Radio joins a number artists getting their own show on the Apple Music platform, including Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, The Weeknd, Drake and DJ Khaled. Nicki pushed her fourth studio album back for a second time last week, thanks to last-minute sampling issues. Queen is now slated to drop next Friday. 

Check out Nicki Minaj's Queen Radio announcement below.