Nicki Minaj Reaches 10 Million Twitter Followers And Thanks Her "Barbz"

7 March 2012, 20:03 | Updated: 7 March 2012, 20:10

The 'Roman Reloaded' rapper says the social networking milestone is particularly special for her on a personal level.

Nicki Minaj has thanked her 'barbz' for their support after she reached over 10 million followers on Twitter.

The 'Stupid Hoe' rapper reached the milestone earlier today (7th March) and says today is special for her personally so she is grateful for the fan support. 

"Thank u for the continued support my darlingz. *sends love, peace and prosperity* #10MillionBarbz," Nicki tweeted this evening.

"It's interesting," Nicki later added. "This is actually a special "personal" day for me too. Can't tell u the occasion but its very fitting." 

The 'Super Bass' rapper also has cause to celebrate today after her newest single 'Starships' reached number six on the official US Billboard Top 100 chart.

Nicki Minaj is due to release her second studio album 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' on 3rd April.