Nicki Minaj Apologizes To Fans In Lengthy Social Media Post, Vows To Make Up Missed Show

Nicki Minaj has posted a lengthy apology to her Amsterdam fans for canceling her show following her arrest in the Netherlands.

The rapper recorded herself being arrested by Dutch officers for allegedly “carrying drugs.” She later met with fans outside her hotel.

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“I love you, and I’m so sorry this happened tonight,” Minaj said in a video shared by a fan account on social media.

Later, in a post on X, Minaj reacted to her arrest and thanked “everyone who prayed for me today. May God cover you & all that is connected to you. May you be blessed beyond your imagination.”

The musician continued: “After sitting in a jail cell for 5-6 hours, my plane still didn’t take off for another 20 mins once I boarded. The flight was 50 mins. 50 mins.”

“That’s why they had to do the big song & dance b/c they knew I’d still find a way to perform even if it came down to my last 90 mins in the building, which would have been until 1130pm,” she continued. “The building was willing to go past 11pm. So grateful to them for that.”

“So they succeeded at their plan to not let me get on that stage tonight. I succeeded @ getting to the root of it all by recording them & posting everything in real time,” added Minaj. “I have sooooooooo much video evidence. You wouldn’t believe it if I told you. I’ll have the lawyers & GOD take it from here tho.”

She asked her fans to “accept my deepest & most sincere apologies.
They sure did know exactly how to hurt me today but this too, shall pass.”

“They’ve been doing this over & over & over & over & over again & I’ve tried so hard to not discuss it b/c you guys deserve to just get the good stuff. I hate involving you in anything that isn’t for entertainment purposes only,” Minaj said.

“I’ll find a way to not only make up the date with the performance but I’m going to create an added bonus for everyone that had a tkt for this show. Promise.”

She also let fans know that her shows in Birmingham and Manchester were still scheduled to go on as planned.

According to a statement from the Dutch police to Sky News, Minaj was released from custody and would have to pay an undisclosed fine for “illegally exporting soft drugs from the Netherlands to another country.”

The rapper documented her detention on social media and shared, “They’ve been trying to stop me from coming to every show. They took my bags before I could see them. Put it on the plane. Now saying they’re waiting on customs. This is what it looks like when ppl are paid big money to try to sabotage a tour after all else failed. Everything they’ve done is illegal.”

Armando Tinoco contributed to this report.

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