It's going down this summer.  If your a Nicki Minaj fan, you'll be happy to know she's getting ready to kick off her very first tour here in America this summer!!!

This is huge!  I got the tour dates and the date as to when to tickets go on sale.  So, whatever you do scroll down and listen to Tha Wire for all the details.  By the way, Nicki released her new video "Starships" about two weeks ago.  If you didn't get a chance to see it, here it is!

PARENTS BE ADVICE, THIS VIDEO CONTAINS EXPLICIT LYRICS (unfortunately couldn't find a clean version):

 

 

In other news, though he's no longer with us, Michael Jackson is still getting paid.  Recently, his estate closed another extremely lucrative deal.  This time with Pepsi and their upcoming 25th anniversary.  Find out how Michael will be involved with Tha Wire.

In more news, Usher is gonna have another big year musically.  He's getting ready to drop his seventh studio album, and in the very near future will be performing live on the Billboard Music Awards.  However, he's having a little issue with his ex-wife Tameka Raymond over custody of their two sons.  For some reason, shortly after Usher filed for divorce, Tameka  filed some papers of her own.  Basically claiming that Usher was a bad father and wanted a Georgia court to strip him of joint physical custody.  Ever since then, it's been on.  The two have been in the mist of a bitter battle that came to a head yesterday with a unique ruling.  You know I got the info, so press play now to get the scoop.  Here's Tha Wire: 

HERE'S TODAY'S BONUS STORY:

Birdman of Cash Money is always looking for ways to expand his brand.  He said that he would eventually like to turn out gospel and country music before it's all said and done.  Speaking of expanding his brand, recent reports suggest he's a Cash Money film later this year.

According to reports, Birdman said the flick would be called Rich Gang and will feature Lil Wayne and the rest of the hit making roster.  Would that also include, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Bow Wow,Busta Rhymes?  I'm really not sure, but as always I will keep you posted.

Meanwhile, Birdman says they plan to start shooting in the fall.  He went on the describe the film saying, "Everybody is going to be the star of it, but Wayne will be the center of it.  It's about the team, everybody that's on the label."