Nicki Minaj Concert at Montclair State University Confirmed To Be a Scam
Nicki Minaj claimed via Twitter on Wednesday that she had no idea about a concert booked for Montclair State University. It turns out that she wasn't lying: the show was actually a scam.
She tweeted, "what is this i'm hearing about a MSU concert? where and when is this concert supposed to be? i feel so bad 4 ppl who were scammed," later saying that she would expose the name of whoever was responsible for the mess. She also encouraged fans to always verify her official tour dates at her website, mypinkfriday.com.
MSU students started camping out as early as 11:30p.m. Tuesday night, according to the Montclarion.
The Student Government Association had indeed been tricked by Premier Talent Agency, which was thought to be Nicki Minaj's agency but has no association with her. Eventually the SGA was able to touch base with her real agency. A contract was signed with someone who the SGA thought was Minaj's agent, and a payment of $27,000 was sent as well.
Despite this unfortunate situation, Nicki Minaj is being a pretty good sport about the situation, as is the SGA. In the meantime, while everything gets sorted out over at Montclair State, check out her new song "Right Through Me."
More daily music news and gossip after the jump...
NME: Joaquin Phoenix 'I'm Still Here' Documentary Nearly Bankrupted Director Casey Affleck
Billboard: Madonna Fan Arrested Outside Her NYC Home
Consequence of Sound: Muse to Play Lollapalooza 2011?
The Life Files: Warren Buffett and Jay-Z...Forbes 400!
Prefix: Flaming Lips to Release a Series of Photo Books
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Phoenix, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.