CEO of Cash Money Records, Birdman has revealed Nicki Minaj will release a new album early next year. According to Billboard, Birdman says "Nicki is back in studio, so we're looking to drop Nicki in the first quarter."

When Birdman was asked about a new single from Nicki and said, " Maybe this year, I don't know. We're really thinking it out. But she's in the studio, and we're looking real soon, because she's ready to go and we're ready to go with her."