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Nicki Minaj has postponed her North American tour, a decision that affects more than two dozen scheduled shows, music promoter Live Nation announced Tuesday.

The decision — attributed to Minaj want to “evaluate elements of the production” — followed reports that the tickets for the planned concerts, in support of her new album “Queen” were far below the expectations.

Earlier Tuesday, the New York Post calls a Live Nation source as saying that the sales of the toilet.”

Nicki Minaj has canceled her entire upcoming North American tour with Future https://t.co/di4eShdogq pic.twitter.com/oUmrs3cEC0

— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) 22 August 2018

According to the source, shows scheduled for big sports arena of approximately 20,000 seats were showing sales of only 1,000 to 5,000 tickets.

The tour was to begin Sept. 21 in Baltimore, and includes stops in Brooklyn, new york, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Denver, Los Angeles and other cities.

The North American leg will now kick-off in May 2019, although the rapper Future no longer tour with Minaj, Rolling Stone reported.

The European part of the tour is still scheduled for early February. 21 in Munich, the Detroit Free Press reported.

Minaj’s “Queen” album fell short of the Number 1 position in the Billboard 200 for the first week of the release, Rolling Stone reported.

Then Minaj unleasehd a series of tweets that appeared to lay blame.

nicki minaj: I put my blood, sweat & tears in the writing of a dope album, only for scott travis to have kylie jenner to post a tour pass to tell ppl to come see her & stormi. lol. im actually laughing.

kylie and theo: pic.twitter.com/0VnCSAwJAA

— KAFFAA (@sokaffaa) August 21, 2018

“I’ve put my blood, sweat and tears in the writing of a dope album, only for Scott Travis to have [his girlfriend] Kylie Jenner post a tour pass to tell ppl to come see her and [her daughter] Stormi,” Minaj tweetd.

She later added: “I’m really laughing. #Queen broke the record of number 1 in 86 countries.”

 

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