Nicki Minaj's Twitter Countdown Has Fans Convinced She's Dropping Something This Week

Nicki Minaj's cryptic tweeting has gotten her fans' attention.

Nicki Minaj attends as Nas performs.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: Nicki Minaj attends as Nas performs onstage during Day 3 at The Meadows Music & Arts Festival at Citi Field on September 17, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for The Meadows Music & Arts Festival)

Nicki Minaj attends as Nas performs.

Thanks to today's steady stream of viral marketing campaigns it's really, really hard to figure out when a cryptic social media tease is legit, and when it's just random gibberish.

On that note, Nicki Minaj has captured the attention of her fans/followers with what appears to be some sort of mysterious countdown to...I don't know. Field your own guesses. On Sunday she tweeted (for the first time in 2018) a message that simply said "4." She then deleted that. Flash forward to Monday afternoon when she tweeted a "3." She then deleted that.

Even Young Thug took to Twitter to tweet "3." Maybe it's connected and we'll get a Young Thug feature on a brand new Nicki song, maybe not. 


— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) April 10, 2018

One would think that there's probably a "2" coming sometime on Tuesday. Though one might also suggest maybe not spending your whole day waiting for that.

In addition to what appears to be a pretty clear pattern (again, you might get further confirmation of that sometime Tuesday), Minaj has also been favoriting a number of tweets from fans anticipating something happening by the end of this week. For example, all of these:

I can’t wait to hear some new Nicki. I’ll refuse to listen to anything else for months after it’s released.

— James ♡ (@boytoymaraj) April 9, 2018

What are we getting tho? A lead, TOUR dates, the ALBUM?

What I do kno is, I’ma be having palpitations. And the internet WILL be in shambles. #3Nicki

— 🔪 (@PLAYATR0N) April 9, 2018

Finally I feel alive again ❤️👑 Thank you @NICKIMINAJ 🔥 What's to come will be legendary. #3Nicki #nickiisback #TheKingdom is now ready and prepared. THE COINS ARE OUT 🦄🦄

— 𝓑𝓑 🔥😘 (@bbfrizee) April 9, 2018

My heart is content knowin the queen of rap is back from her hiatus.

— 𝔑𝔦𝔤𝔥𝔱𝔰𝔱𝔞𝔯𝔷🎨 (@AshleyLove_x3) April 9, 2018

Nicki pulled up like:

— Heedy (@HeedyNshittt) April 9, 2018

I never knew a deleted tweet could make me so happy

— wiuccia (@willithdonataci) April 9, 2018

Nicki bout to drop that one, two uppercut #3Nicki......countdown

— Live Laugh Love (@x_markdaspot) April 9, 2018

When you realize we're THREE days away from a Nicki release, hopefully it being the lead single. The Queen is not coming to play with you hoes #3Nicki

— ⭐️ (@champagnelenaa) April 9, 2018

Hopefully she doesn't have a nuclear missile or something. 

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