The rapper said she wants to start a family.

Nicki Minaj dropped a bombshell on fans, announcing her shock retirement from music.

The rapper took Twitter earlier today to share the news saying;

Source: Twitter (@nickiminaj) 

She later apologised for the abrupt announcement, after a fan Tweeted

“can u please just address this retirement thing. You e never left us so hurt your entire career. We’re just hurting Nicki 🙁 it’s US it’s the barbz plz…”

She replied;

Source: Twitter (@nickiminaj)

The 36-year-old told fans she wants to start a family. 

The Queen hitmaker is currently rumoured to be married to Kenneth Petty.

Their relationship had been dogged by controversy since they first met.

Perry is a registered sex-offender in New York, and was convicted of attempted rape in the first degree in April 1995.