Nicki owns her status as rap queen in Dazed.

Nicki Minaj owns her status as rap queen in Dazed magazine.

Welp. I love Nicki Minaj. Straight up stan status. But sis what you doin’ with this cover?

The Hot 100 chanteuse lands on the cover of Dazed with a shot taken by world-renowned photographer Steven Klein. It’s grainy, out of focus and Nicki looks like a deer caught in headlights. This must be one of those instances where they’re going for artsy fartsy and it just goes over my head. She looks killer anyhow, but I had to take an Advil to adjust from the blur that sabotaged my occipital lobe.

Please don’t come for me, Barbz. I’m scared.

See below:

Back and more unapologetic than ever – ten years after her game-changing debut mixtape – @nickiminaj fronts the autumn/winter issue of #Dazed.⠀ ⠀ Photography @stevenkleinstudio ⠀ Styling @robbiespencer ⠀ Interview @leavepatrikalone ⠀ ⠀ #NickiMinaj wears @miumiu ⠀ ⠀ On sale September 19th

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Rap's Renaissance woman @nickiminaj on her enduring influence, in Dazed’s autumn/winter issue⠀ ⠀ On sale September 19th

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