Nicki Minaj Celebrates Her Birthday With ‘Pink Friday 2’

From Nicki Minaj’s highly anticipated Pink Friday 2 album drop, to Halle Bailey’s stunning Variety cover, and Tyla’s announcement of her first headlining tour, these talented women are proving why they are at the top of their game. Get ready to dive into the details of their success and more.

Birthday Girl, Barbie World

Besides being her birthday and after torturing the Barbz with delayed album drops, Nicki Minaj has finally dropped her Pink Friday 2 album.

The social media timelines have been filled with hot pink “Gag City” memes, that have seemingly kept viewers entertained. Additionally, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, Queen Minaj appeared as a guest for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

To put the hot pink cherry on top, Minaj is set to host a segment of “Watch What Happens Live” with Andy Cohen on Bravo.

Halle Bailey Covers Variety Magazine

The ½ of the Bailey sister duo, has recently served nothing but looks on the cover of Variety Magazine. Halle sat down and discussed childhood, The Little Mermaid, her feature in the upcoming film The Color Purple, fan criticism, and more.

Sexyy Red Teams Up With Tockischa

Amid her pregnancy announcement, Sexxy Red has proudly embraced her baby bump whether it’s at concerts or music videos.

Recently, the St. Louis rapper hopped on the “Daddy” track with female Dominican rapper Tockischa. The music video is very playful and catchy. Amid the release of the visual, the YouTube streaming of the official music video has garnered over 48,000 views.

Beyoncé Never Fails

Beyoncé’s highly anticipated film, Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, has taken the box office by storm, surpassing expectations and inspiring her dedicated fanbase. With a high score on Rotten Tomatoes, the film has impressively made history.

Debuting on Friday, Dec. 1, with a remarkable $21 million in North American ticket sales, Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé has become a historic success, marking the first time in 20 years that a film has opened over $20 million during the post-Thanksgiving period, since The Last Samurai. The iconic entertainer has also become the first artist to have multiple eras garner a No. 1 song and movie.

Tyla Takes On World Tour

On Dec. 5, Tyla announced her first headlining tour, aptly named TYLA.

With her new album release on the horizon, the South African sensation continues to captivate and excite her fans with her undeniable talent and passion for music. This long-awaited tour will see the “Water” singer enchant audiences across the United Kingdom, Europe, and North America, giving her dedicated fanbase an unforgettable live experience.

Ashanti Is A Soon-To-Be Mommy!

Ashanti is reportedly expecting her first child with boyfriend Nelly, according to new reports.

This exciting news comes after the couple attended the St. Louis rap legend’s 11th Black and White Ball at the Four Seasons Hotel, where a video of Nelly rubbing the “Happy” singer’s alleged baby bump started speculation about a possible pregnancy.

Alicia On Broadway

Grammy-awarded singer-songwriter Alicia Keys is set to captivate audiences with a Broadway show centered around her own life.

Titled Hell’s Kitchen, with new arrangements of her biggest hits and original songs, Keys’s Broadway debut is eagerly anticipated. The announcement of Alicia Keys bringing her life story to Broadway has sent excitement throughout the entertainment industry.

The New York songstress made the revelation during a public theater fundraiser, where she shared her joy in fulfilling her ultimate dream.

Janelle Monae & Coco Jones Take On The New Year!

Ryan Seacrest is gearing up to host another spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration as he presents New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC.

This year, the star-studded lineup includes R&B sensation Janelle Monáe, Coco Jones, rap icon Ludacris, and many more. The festivities will occur in multiple locations, with Seacrest leading the way from Times Square in New York City.

Get ready for an unforgettable night of music and excitement as the world says farewell to 2023 and welcomes the new year in style.

Lakeyah’s Power Play Book

On Saturday, Dec. 2, Milwaukee rapper Lakeyah, took the stage for the On The Radar x Power Book III: Raising Kanan Live Rap Battle. The “Female Goat” rapper truly showed why she’s “poppin’” wherever she steps foot.

Cardi B For Balenciaga

The “Bodak Yellow” rapper recently stepped into her designer bag as she walked down the runway for Balenciaga in a long blue, mink coat, joined by her long flowing ponytail. The fashion statement is perfect for the winter in which took the fashion world by storm.

Additionally, Cardi B has now sold over 500k total album units in the US this year despite not releasing a project since 2018 with Invasion of Privacy. Speaking of rising to the top, Cardi B ranks as the 7th most popular artist of 2023 on TikTok in the US.

Fantasia: An Official Wine Connoisseur

The “ Free Yourself” singer has recently detoured in a different direction. According to her recent interview with ELLE, Fantasia opened up about her new venture in the wine industry in which she stated:

“I have a wine coming out. I went back to school, so I got my sommelier certificate because I didn’t want people to think that I was just a Black girl putting my name on a wine to try to make money.”

Doja Cat Take On New Hobbies

Besides continuing to change the narrative for herself and her branding, the pop singer joined Ice Spice on a podcast of Close Friends Only.

The pair talked about what they liked to do in their free time and connected on a more personal level to get to know each other, hence the podcast name. Additionally, the rapper has announced her The Scarlet Tour in Europe for 2024, in which she will be performing in cities like Glasgow, Amsterdam, London, Birmingham, and more.

Sukihana Embraces Her Soft Side

The social media personality and rapper has shocked the crowd once again. Sukihana has taken her talents and posed for the cover of Galore Magazine in which she modeled different looks, which only highlighted her beauty even further.

Coi Leray Shows Off Her Impressive Range

On Dec. 6, Coi Leray left fans’ jaws on the floor as she displayed her more feminine side as she sang live with Taylor Hill Music. The performance gave everything it needed to and more as she flaunted her vocal range and talent on the stage.

SOHH family, support these ladies and enjoy your weekend!