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After Nicki Minaj set the internet on fire with the cover art for her new single “Anaconda,” the song’s release has now been delayed by about a week for unknown reasons.

In a Facebook post, Her Minajesty wrote, “My darlingz, I’ve pushed the release of Anaconda to next week, Monday 8/4. I promise you will understand why before the week is out. Loveeeeeeee uuuuuu.”

To make up for the delay, Nicki posted a bikini-clad photo from the “Anaconda” video shoot.

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