Nicki Minaj tells fans she’s dropping a new album at midnight, but it’s just a joke

"The album drops at midnight. It's called #PickMyFruitOut," tweets the rapper

Nicki Minaj told fans last night (October 8) that she would be dropping a new album at midnight, but later appeared to confirm it was just a joke.

The rapper’s last album ‘The Pinkprint’ dropped nearly two years ago in December 2014, so fans were understandably excited when she tweeted yesterday: “Ok u know what I wasn’t gonna say anything but damn ya got it out of me. The album drops at midnight. it’s called #PickMyFruitOut.”

She then tweeted a supposed tracklist for the album featuring a series of unlikely fruit-based song titles such as ‘Mango’, ‘Kiwi’ and, in probably the biggest giveaway of all, ‘Bananas (Harambe Interlude)’.

She also joked that one track would feature her “favourite rapper of all time”.

Replying to a fan who thanked the rapper for “always making me laugh”, Minaj seemingly confirmed that ‘Pick My Fruit Out’ had simply been a joke. “*kisses u* love u back. All of u. Love you sooooooo fkn much. I been cryin laughin this whole time, btw… Good stuff #PickMyFruitOut,” she tweeted.

Though fans are still waiting on album news from Minaj, the rapper is currently in the Top Ten with her Ariana Grande collaboration ‘Side To Side’. Watch the video below.