Nicki Minaj Announces Summer Tour, Plus Pepsi Ad

Nicki Minaj is getting ready to take her act on the road this summer as she announces dates for her “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” tour.

The North American trek will start on July 16th in Chicago and will hit some of the largest markets in the nation, including Atlanta, Miami, and Las Vegas before it wraps up on August 12th in Vancouver, B.C.

The month-long tour won’t be the only chance fans get to see the Barbz, as she will also embark on a fall tour soon thereafter.

Tickets for the summer tour will be available for purchase starting Friday, May 4th. More information on shows and meet & greet opportunities are available on Nicki Minaj’s official website.

July 16 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
July 17 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre Detroit
July 19 – Cleveland, OH – State Theatre at Playhouse Square
July 22 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre Atlanta
July 24 – Miami, FL – James L. Knight Center
July 26 – Birmingham, AL – Boutwell Auditorium
July 28 – Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
July 29 – Dallas, TX – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 31 – St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House
August 2 – Denver, CO – Wells Fargo Theatre
August 4 – Las Vegas, NV – Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
August 7 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
August 11 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
August 12 – Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre

In related news, check out the first look at Nicki Minaj’s global ad campaign for Pepsi. The Young Money rapper joins Michael Jackson, Madonna and Britney Spears, who have all starred in campaigns for Pepsi. The advertisment will launch this summer under the mantra “Live For Now.”