Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj has announced her retirement from music to start a family.

The Queens rapper, 36, who has been active in the industry since 2004 took to Twitter on Thursday night (September 5) to write, “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, in the box- cuz ain’t nobody checkin me.”

To her Barbz, she added, “Love you for LIFE.”