Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Engagement Rumors In Nylon: Meek ‘Calls Me His Fiancée’ was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. Nicki Minaj Covers Nylon Mag

Nicki Minaj Covers Nylon Mag

Nici Minaj returns to her blonde (weave) roots on the cover of Nylon Magazine’s April 2016 issue. The golden brown bombshell is serving face on the glossy as the cover uses one of her popular lines, ‘What’s Good?’ Keep scrolling for more pics of Nicki’s bad ass spread and quotes from her feature.

2. On Being A Boss

On Being A Boss

“Really being a boss is all about adding to your résumé […] I’ve always been interested in business, and I’ve always been a businesswoman, before I had $10 to my name.”

3. On Being A Female In The Industry

On Being A Female In The Industry

“As women, it’s very challenging to do what we do, and be successful, and sustain yourself, and be creative, and still be respected,” she says. “And the truth is, you’re never done proving yourself. But the most important part is to go after what you truly desire, versus what other people say you can or can’t have. I think that [Minaj’s] focus makes it easy to kind of tune out the naysayers.”

4. Nicki Minaj For Nylon Mag

Nicki Minaj For Nylon Mag

5. On Her Role In ‘Barbershop’

On Her Role In ‘Barbershop’

“I wanted there to be a little bit of depth to Draya,” says Minaj. “I didn’t want her just to be, you know, an Instagram thot; I wanted her to have some sort of purpose and meaning.”

6. On Her Role As Executive Producer

On Her Role As Executive Producer

‘That’s what I’m most proud of right now,” she says. “I want people to know that I have a brain. I want people to know, when they see my name, that I’m fully part of it, I’m fully passionate about it, I’m working behind the scenes on it, and that people take my opinion seriously.’

7. On Wanting To Do More Acting

On Wanting To Do More Acting

‘Musically, I feel very fulfilled, and now I can start tapping into my acting world, where it’s about passion and not about the money,” she says, her slim arm slung over the back of a leather couch. “It’s wanting to be what I set out to be when I was in high school: an actress.’

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