American hip hop star Onika Tanya Maraj popularly known as Nicki Minaj has announced her retirement from the music scene.
The singer took to twitter on Thursday to share the news with her online community who were heartbroken by the news.
The 36 yeear old said she made the decision to retire so as to start a family and settle down.
“I’ve decided to retire & have my family. I know you guys are happy now. To my fans, keep reppin me, do it til da death of me.” she wrote
In July this year, Nicki and her boyfriend Kenneth Petty acquired a marriage license from the Beverlly Hills Courthouse.
According to a source, the license is good for 90 days meaning Minaj and Petty had a 90 day window to make their marriage official.
Nicki met Kenneth when they were teenagers living in Queens, but only started dating later when they were adults