[Close-Up] Nicki Minaj Covers ‘Vogue’ Japan February 2019

Nicki Minaj X Vogue Japan

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Nicki Minaj just unveiled a fire series of images from her second-ever shoot for Vogue — this time for Japan’s February 2019 issue. For the cover shot, the Barbie Dreams emcee stuns in cascading curls coiffed by Arrogant Tae and rosy face beat by Mali Magic, complete with a Marilyn Monroe-inspired mole paired with neon nails and Burberry trench coat.

[SEE ALSO: Nicki Minaj Stuns In First-Ever ‘Vogue’ Issue]

Throughout the spread, Minaj poses it up in a series of vibrant pop-arty looks, including a shimmery emerald dress, a blue one-should velvet dress by Balenciaga and an orange sherbert-colored Marc Jacobs dress.


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The issue hits stands Dec. 27. Until then, scroll through to check out more images from the spread.

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