Nicki’s smoking hot on the cover of Fader!
Just out with the remix of Beyonce Knowles’ “Flawless” title on which she renders rap lyrics on the singer’s title, Nicki makes yet another big appearance on Fader’s Fall Fashion issue.
She settles down to speak with the magazine on her album of which she affirms “the rhymes will be tight.” The album is set to drop soon.
Read excerpts from the interview
On the evolution of her career
“I think early on in my career, I was… I was… just a little bit crazy,” she says, lightly smacking her chewing gum. “I took everything personally. That’s just not good, and it’s not healthy.” These days, she works hard to keep herself in check. “I think one of my best attributes now, as a businesswoman and an artist and a professional person, is being able to think before I speak,” she adds. “I’ve learned that everything I think doesn’t necessarily need to be stated.”Nicki Minaj
On empowering ourselves as women
“My point of saying what I said was that women need to have a perspective. If we’re out here saying that we’re so confident, and we’re so this and so that, but we don’t even trust ourselves to write down our own thoughts and spit it on a beat? It just doesn’t add up.Nicki Minaj
On her love for Lauryn Hill And “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”
I knew those were Lauryn’s words, and it made me fall in love with her mind.Nicki Minaj
‘The morning after our interview, she repeats the sentiment in a series of tweets, which are immediately snapped up by blogs looking to package the incident as a feud’, the interview revealed.
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