Nicki Minaj is ready for her closeup on the July 2018 cover of ELLE US. Photographed by Karl Lagerfeld in Paris, the rapper wears a beaded look from Versace’s fall collection. For the accompanying spread, Nicki poses alongside the German creative in designer looks. Stylist Katie Mossman selects pieces from labels such as Fendi, Nina Ricci and Alexandre Vauthier for the shoot.
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Cover Shoot: Nicki Minaj for ELLE US July 2018
Nicki Minaj On Being Single For the First Time Since 15
In her interview, Nicki talks about being single for the first time since being 15.
I remember feeling like I could do anything at one time in my life and somewhere along the line, I just started second guessing myself for whatever reason. As soon as I realized that I could actually live and breathe, and eat and sleep, and walk and talk, without having a boyfriend, something clicked in me.”