Nicki Minaj's fans celebrate 'Pink Friday 2' release

Nicki Minaj's fans celebrate 'Pink Friday 2' release

Happy birthday, Nicki Minaj, and happy Pink Friday. The rapper's highly anticipated album is finally here...

Nicki Minaj Pink Friday 2 album cover
Nicki Minaj's 'Pink Friday 2' album cover/ Instagram (@nickiminaj), Photographer: Charlotte Rutherford.

Friday, December 8, is Nicki Minaj Day. The 41-year-old released her fifth studio album, 'Pink Friday 2', just in time for her birthday. 

The album is the sequel to Nicki's 2010 album, 'Pink'.  

'Pink Friday 2' was supposed to drop on November 17, but she decided to change the release date for a second time to coincide with her birthday. 

"This album is just beyond anything I could have imagined," Nicki tweeted ahead of its release date. 

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'Pink Friday 2' is finally here and the Barbs - as Nicki's fans are known - are so excited about the release that they made it a trending topic on X (Twitter). 

"Just finished #PinkFriday2 and it’s a masterpiece. 10/10. No skips, all hits and vibes.  My ears have been blessed," one fan wrote.

Another fan tweeted: "SHE'S BAAAAAACK!!!!! The queen of rap is back and it's no skips over here I'm afraid#PinkFriday2."

Nicki's new album features collaborations with several big names including, Lil Wayne, Future, Drake, and J. Cole. The 'Super Freaky Girl' hitmaker released the album's tracklist on Thursday. 

It consists of 22 tracks. Take a look at the full tracklist: 

1. Are You Gone Already
2. Barbie Dangerous
4. Beep Beep
5. Fallin 4 U
6. Let Me Calm Down (featuring J. Cole)
7. RNB (Featuring Lil Wayne and Tate Kobang)
8. Pink Birthday
9. Needle (featuring Drake)
10. Cowgirl (featuring Lourdiz)
11. Everybody (featuring Lil Uzi Vert)
12. Big Difference
13. Red Ruby Da Sleeze
14. Forward From Trini (featuring Skillibeng and Skeng)
15. Pink Friday Girls
16. Super Freaky Girl
17. Bahm Bahm
18. My Life
19. Nicki Hendrix (featuring Future)
20. Blessings (featuring Tasha Cobbs Leonard)
21. Last Time I Saw You
22. Just the Memories

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Welcome to Gag City 

In celebration of the album, Nicki Minaj's fans have been using AI to create a fictional world known as Gag City. 

Nicki mentioned Gag City several times while promoting her album. "Gag City Airlines is ready to make its descent. Buckle up!" Nicki says in one promo shared on Instagram.

The promo shows a pink airplane flying through pink clouds. The Barbs' AI-generated Gag City world is inspired by the album's cover art. 

Nicki's fans have been inserting themselves and other celebrities into 'Gag City' in the most creative ways.

Even non-Barbs are joining in on the fun. "The Swifties have arrived in Gag City," one Taylor Swift fan wrote. 

An Ariana Grande fan commented: "The Arianators have arrived in gag city."

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Here's a look at some of the best images they created for the fluorescent pink paradise:

Excuse us while we get our coins together to buy a first class ticket to Gag City! 

Main image credit: Instagram/@nickiminaj ('Pink Friday 2' album cover, Photographer: Charlotte Rutherford)

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