Nicki Minaj set to make her Dubai debut

28/11/2012 - Dubai Lifestyle News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Nicki Minaj set to make her Dubai debut

Nicki Minaj is the latest global music star to announce plans to perform live in Dubai.The rapper is set to appear at the Meydan Racecourse on December 28th, Tabloid! reports.Managing director at Alchemy Project - the company that is organising the concert - Mac S Far said he is "extremely excited" to welcome the "versatile artist" to the emirate."Nicki Minaj is currently one of the top three world musicians. We had an unprecedented fanbase request and without exaggeration, this could be the most attractive solo concert of the year," he was quoted as saying.The 29-year-old star is never afraid to share her views and she has been involved in a number of feuds with high-profile acts.Despite her outspoken persona, nobody can deny that the multi-platinum selling artist never fails to deliver when she is up on stage.Her Dubai-based fans will no doubt be looking forward to hearing hits such as Super Bass, Starships and Moment for Life when she performs in the city for the first time next month.It is fair to assume Minaj is looking forward to visiting the emirate again.Earlier this year, she took to Twitter to declare her delight at the prospect of stopping off in the UAE on her way to a show in the Philippines.Minaj will be one of many world-class acts to put on a live show in the UAE this year.Last month, hip hop icon 50 Cent wowed his legions of fans in the Middle East with a stunning performance and Chris Brown is due to hold a gig too.Alchemy Project has also lined up a huge New Year's Eve 2012 bonanza, which will be headlined by the legendary Snoop Dogg.The star-studded bill for the Meydan Racecourse extravaganza also includes Faithless, Gorillaz and Armand Van Helden.Dubai has quickly become a hub for live music and a number of exciting concerts have been planned for 2013, including a special appearance from the immensely popular English band The Stone Roses.