Dubai Barbz get excited. Today 117 Live, headed up by seasoned concert promoter Thomas Ovesen, announced that Grammy Award nominated superstar, and rap’s reigning queen, Nicki Minaj is set to perform in their brand new temporary venue, aptly named ‘The Venue’ on March 25th. But that’s not all folks…

To celebrate the launch of the new venue located at the Dubai Outlet Mall, 117 Live is doing something special. For a very limited period general admission tickets will be AED117. In order to avail of this offer go and pre register now at www.117live.com. Fans who pre register will receive an email with the link to then avail of tickets by latest Sunday. General sale will commence on Monday from 10am. Remember-tickets are limited and will be sold on a first come first serve basis-so do not wait!

“Kicking off the new concert season we want to throw a proper party with the queen of rap giving us a bit of fast flowing rhymes, cockney english rap, alter ego personalities and no doubt displays of some daring costumes! The rear is near (!!) and you cannot miss out on the Nicki Minaj Pink Print Tour show when it touches down for the only Middle East concert at The Venue @ Dubai Outlet Mall in March” says Thomas Ovesen CEO 117Live – “if you like RnB, rap, hip hop and a good party then join us and take advantage of the very limited “AED 117 Only” introduction ticket price NOW and of course on show day the fantastic new venue with ample space, plenty of parking, great food and beverage options and to top it off a free shuttle bus service back to town!”

Nicki Minaj, continues to break records and impact pop culture at large. Her critically lauded third full-length album, The Pinkprint arrived at the top of the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, cementing her as rap’s reigning queen.

Minaj recently made history, simultaneously occupying four top 10 spots on the Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop airplay chart and becoming the first female artist to achieve the feat. Minaj also has the most hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart of any female rapper in history and is #3 among all female artists on the chart only behind Aretha Franklin and Taylor Swift. What’s more, twelve of her entries entered the top ten, yielding another record for a female rapper.

Minaj stands at the top of the pop vanguard.  To date, the global superstar has sold over 50 million singles and 5 million albums worldwide.  Minaj has also been the recipient of a bevy of awards including American Music Awards, MTV VMA’s, Billboard Awards, People’s Choice Awards, BET Awards & many others.

A global touring phenomenon, Minaj has sold out iconic venues including London’s O2 Arena, Brooklyn’s Barclays Arena, The Staples Center in Los Angeles, and many more.

Outside of music, she has starred in films including Ice Age: Continental Drift and The Other Woman in addition to judging American Idol. She’ll also take the screen alongside Ice Cube and Cedric The Entertainer, starring in 2016’s Barbershop 3.