After Kanye West promised that “Ima fix wolves” after The Life of Pablo was released, updating an album after it dropped has become a common practice in Hip Hop. Nicki Minaj announced that she was going to fix the introduction to her album but considering that she already released the visuals, it may stay as it is. She also mentioned including A Future feature.
“Just listened to #GangaBurns after a long day & realized that I hate how low I made the hook,” she tweeted. “Gotta get it swapped out. That’s like my fave song & I can’t let it go out like that. Plus I was so sleep deprived I wrote burns instead of burn when they were stressing me 4 tracklist.”
Minaj has included her “FEFE” collaboration with 6ix9ine to Queen. The tune—initially a 6ix9ine single including Nicki—first appeared in the collection’s tracklist on TIDAL Tuesday night and has since been added to Spotify and the “bonus version” of Queen on Apple Music.
“We added ‘FEFE,’” Minaj told the CRWN audience during her interview with TIDAL’s Elliott Wilson on Tuesday. “Shout-out to my baby Tekashi. I love him. Because of streaming, we can update the albums.”
Including a song that debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 gives the collection a hit and could help with album sales. As of Tuesday, “FEFE” stays in the top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and keeps the stream counts keep increasing.
Hits Daily Double initially reported that Queen was projected to move between 135,000 to 150,000 units in its first week. That has since increased to 145,000 to 155,000 units. On the off chance that those numbers are accurate, this album will mark Nicki’s lowest opening in her career. Pink Friday counted 375,000 in the primary week, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded moved 253,000 units, and The Pinkprint piled on 244,000.
On her Queen standout track, “Barbie Dreams,” Minaj playfully teased the Brooklyn rapper with the following line: “Tekashi need a ménage, I said ‘Treyway’/Curved him and went the Kim and Kanye way.”