Nicki Minaj is off to to a rough start with her “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded” world tour.  The hip pop star was forced to cancel her shows at The V Festival in England this weekend due to damaged vocal chords.

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In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Nicki’s reps said, “Despite doctor’s orders, she performed on a bruised vocal chord in (New York City) on August 14. As a result, the chord has gotten worse.”

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Nicki has been ordered by her doctor to rest her voice for the next several days.

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