Since flirting with the idea of quitting music altogether last month, Nicki Minaj has kept the focus on her work instead of any kind of controversy. She released the revealing video for "Starships" and lined up a slew of tour dates for the summer. The Young Money queen is heading to theaters and bigger venues across the U.S. and will wrap things up with a gig in Canada. You can view the tour dates below.

July 16 Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
July 17 Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre Detroit
July 19 Cleveland, OH – State Theatre at Playhouse Square
July 22 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre Atlanta
July 24 Miami, FL – James L. Knight Center
July 26 Birmingham, AL – Boutwell Auditorium
July 28 Houston, TX – Bayou Music Center
July 29 Dallas, TX – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
July 31 St. Louis, MO – Peabody Opera House
August 2 Denver, CO – Wells Fargo Theatre
August 4 Las Vegas, NV – Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
August 7 Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
August 11 Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
August 12 Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre

[via Rap-Up]