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4 July 2018, 12:47 | Updated: 4 July 2018, 12:51
This is going to be huge!
Nicki Minaj has confirmed that Lady Leshurr will be one of her support acts on her upcoming NICKINHDRXX UK tour alongside Future.
The ‘Chun Li’ rapper, who will release her new album ‘Queen’ in August, made the announcement on her Instagram account.
After Nicki revealed that she has added to more mystery artists to her tour in the US, Lady Leshurr asked whether she could perform in her hometown of Birmingham.
“I really put on for my hometown Birmingham!! So I’m going to vote for myself for once,” she asked speculatively.
Nicki then replied, writing: “Ok babe come out and perform for ur hometown.”
See the exchange below:
After the huge news, Lady Leshurr took to Twitter to express her shock and excitement at the huge opportunity.
“Wow I never believed in that saying “you don’t ask you don’t get” but look what just happened Thank you so much Nicki Minaj! Birmingham wont let you down!!! 0121.”
People have already reacted to the news on social media:
Ok if Lady Leshurr is opening for Nicki Minaj, I am defo getting a ticket, even if I have to go myself— Lee Cartwright (@leenjcartwright) July 3, 2018
yo lady leshurr and nicki minaj on the same stage? 😍 https://t.co/JLkMRasNkH— jacob 🦄👑 (@sabmonstr) July 4, 2018
Nicki Minaj will kick off her UK tour alongside Future in London, Birmingham and Manchester in March.
Nicki previously confirmed that she plans to bring out UK rapper Ms Banks to support her on the upcoming tour.