UPDATE (04/08/2018 10:04 AM): Nicki Minaj's album is now available to stream on all major streaming platforms, and is also available to download on iTunes.
HOT 97’s Funkmaster Flex also premiered a a song that didn’t make the album’s final cut, a track featuring Nicki’s ex-boyfriend Nas titled "Sorry".
The roll out for Nicki Minaj's new album, Queen, hasn't been smooth, but it looks like fans won't have to wait much longer to finally get their hands on her highly-anticipated fourth LP.
Taking to her newly-announced "Queen Radio" show on Beats 1, as promised, the debut episode featured a surprise - Nicki's new album Queen will drop later today (Aug. 10).
.@NICKIMINAJ is coming back to Beats 1 to go though #Queen. She's sharing the message behind every song leading up to the album's release. Listen:— Beats 1 (@Beats1) August 10, 2018
8AM LA / 11AM NYC / 4PM LDN.
Listen live: https://t.co/mZlUcV47U4
Anytime: https://t.co/nXJLMVkpTZ#QueenRadio pic.twitter.com/gW1E3rxH46
Expecting to arrive at 5pm UK time, Minaj teased the release of her forthcoming project, saying:
"I was gonna play the album right now but someone fucked up. It's a lot of corporate drama in here."
Earlier in the show, she also revealed that she finished the album three hours before she jumped on the air. Shortly after, Nicki Minaj also revealed the official tracklist for Queen on instagram, which boasts features from Eminem, Labrinth, Lil Wayne, Ariana Grande, The Weeknd, Swae Lee, Future and Foxy Brown.