"Masquerade" is a song on the deluxe edition of Nicki Minaj's album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, originally released on April 2, 2012. It has been produced by Dr. Luke, Cirkut and Benny Blanco. On May 6, 2012, a fan asked Nicki what was the inspiration behind Masquerade. She replied that she wrote it for Adidas. The song was included in her Adidas commercial. "Masquerade" wasn't included in The Re-Up.Mainly the song was going to be for the American singer Britney Spears, was even recorded the duet with her, but there was a rush to launch and could not be reached to modify the song with both artists and decided to make it Nicki's own song.