NICKI Minaj thrilled fans as she dropped three new songs to celebrate the re-release of her Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape.
The rapper, 38, released Seeing Green with Drake and Lil Wayne, as well as Fractions and a remix of Jamaican singer Skillibeng’s dancehall track Crocodile Teeth.
Nicki announced that the new tracks would be accompanying the original 2009 mixtape, which is now available for the first time on streaming services.
The Super Bass rapper – who stripped naked to promote the big news – took to Instagram Live just before midnight on Friday.
"This is the 12-year anniversary of the Beam Me Up Scotty mixtape," she told fans.
"Because this is the 12-year anniversary, we thought we would do something special. I have never ever in life put my mixtapes on streaming services."
Nicki – who gave birth in September – went on: "So what we're doing tonight is we are putting Beam Me Up Scotty for the first time ever on streaming services."
She revealed her favorite songs from the mixtape were Envy, Itty Bitty Piggy, Go Hard, Best I Ever Had and Slumber Party, which she has been replaying lately.
She added: "Having said that, because I knew if I just re-released a mixtape without putting out anything new, I knew y'all would cuss me the f*** out.
"So I did a couple of new joints for the mixtape."
The Bang Bang singer was joined on the IG Live by Drake, who explained why he had to feature Nicki on Seeing Green.
“It didn’t feel right, you not being on it,” he said. “Nobody does this s*** better than you. We miss your presence, we miss your bars.”
Nicki replied: “[Drake] got me out of my writer’s block. He sent me something and it made me feel so competitive again.”
Beam Me Up Scotty is now available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify.
Nicki has been sharing raunchy photos on social media in the run-up to her return to music.
Earlier this week, she posed in just a pair of pink undies in a salon chair, covering her chest with her arms.
Last week, the megastar broke the internet with another promotional album picture as she posed in a pair of diamond-encrusted Crocs.
The Starships singer recently shared her first sweet images of her son, who she dubbed "Papa Bear".
Nicki showed off the luxury life her son as she shared multiple pictures of him rocking different outfits from brands like Fendi, Gucci, and Versace.
Along with the adorable snaps, she revealed her nickname for him, saying: "PapaBear thank you so very much for choosing me to be your mama.
"Becoming a mom is by far the most fulfilling job I’ve ever taken on. Sending love to all the superhero mothers out there. Big hugs to all the women who have been pregnant during this challenging time."
Back in October, The Sun confirmed that Nicki had given birth to her first child with husband Kenneth Petty.
The rapper, who got married last year, announced she was pregnant in July with a glam shot of herself cradling her bump on social media.
She posed kneeling on a pink bed in high heels, a pink bikini bottom and a decorated bikini top, a big smile and her arms caressing her baby bump.
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