Minaj damages vocal cords

Last updated 15:27 20/08/2012
Nicki Minaj
Reuters
SPEECHLESS: Nicki Minaj has damaged her vocal chords.

Relevant offers

Entertainment

TV Sensing Murder psychic didn't see point of sceptical Taranaki cop being on show Chill out, bros: Women-only 'Wonder Woman' screening isn't a sexist attack on men Our 25 greatest fictional girl characters Ed Sheeran's promoter: Why we're not going to Wellington and Christchurch Bachelor's Zac and Viarni in therapy Wellington's Pacific Music Awards finalists bring sunshine to the capital Wanted: One Asian actor to save Timaru's Avenue Q production Wellington musicians to raise money to help victims of Manchester bombing Major US theme park Volcano Island opens with kapa haka National Youth Theatre Company brings Oliver! to Auckland

Nicki Minaj has cancelleld her appearance at this weekend's V Festival in the United Kingdom because of damage to her vocal cords.

Her representative says in an email that Minaj will have to back out of her shows on Saturday and Sunday because of "strained vocal cords."

Minaj performed a free concert in New York City on Wednesday, though she had been advised by her doctor to rest.

Her rep now says her voice is "worse," and that recent X-rays show that the singer-rapper must "rest her voice for a few days."

The two-day V Festival also features The Killers, David Guetta, LMFAO and The Stone Roses.

Minaj performed for more than two hours at her New York show. It featured Drake, Lil Wayne and Foxy Brown.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content