[Close-Up] Nicki Minaj For ‘Marie Claire’ November 2016

Photo Credit: Kai Z Feng

Photo Credit: Kai Z Feng

Nicki Minaj is simply breathtaking on the cover of Marie Claire‘s November 2016 issue. The rapper and actress has transformed herself into a Hollywood powerhouse serving as the perfect source of inspiration for many young women today looking to break into fashion, music and entertainment.

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For the shoot, Nicki gives us supermodel feels donning gorgeous high fashion pieces for a classy-chic theme styled by Alison Edmond. The beauty rocks three hairstyles: a gorgeous full bun, a classic twisted updo, and her sleek black tresses with soft waves all styled by hair extraordinaire Kim Kimble paired with a phenomenal face beat by the one and only Sheika Daley.


Photo Credit: Kai Z Feng

Photo Credit: Kai Z Feng

Inside the spread, the rapper talks everything from working with Beyonce, competition with male rappers to double standards for women of color in the media. Keep clicking for more gorgeous shots from the extensive spread.

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