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Nicki Minaj pushes back tour dates

Nicki Minaj has postponed a series of tour dates this autumn (12).

The Starships hitmaker was due to perform in Australia, France, Holland, Switzerland and Belgium from October (12), but she has been forced to rejig the live shows in order to accommodate a secret project.

In a series of Twitter.com posts on Wednesday (01Aug12), Nicki Minaj, addressing her fans as 'Barbz', writes, "Barbz, I now have 2 (sic) start the Fall tour a bit later than originally planned. I will now END the tour where I was originally planning 2 BEGIN...

"Thank you for your patience... Sorry for any inconvenience my darlingz (sic). When the barbz find out 'why' I'm starting the fall tour a bit later, they will be VERY happy. secretgang".