Nicki Minaj Goes Blue In New American Vogue Photo Shoot

23 February 2012, 13:44 | Updated: 23 February 2012, 14:20

The 'Starships' rapper sports an unusual look in her photo shoot for the popular American fashion magazine.

Nicki Minaj has posed for a new photo shoot in American Vogue in which her skin has been painted blue while also donning a pink curly wig.

The 'Super Bass' rapper appears in the magazine where she also discusses her views on women's independence, after insisting she would never allow herself to become financially dependent on "the man".

"[I'm planning] and enormous foundation to nurture girls," Nicki told Vogue of her plans for the future. "The Nicki Minaj girl is a fun, artsy girl who can become a fierce force to be reckoned with on Wall Street!

"They hang on my every word, so I tell them, go to school, be ambitious," the 'Fly' rapper explained. "The worst position is to be financially dependent on the man." 

The 'Super Bass' star features in the March edition of the popular fashion magazine, that also boasts Adele on the cover, and is seen wearing a fuschia dress and gloves. 

Nicki Minaj released her latest single 'Starships' earlier this month and is due to launch second album 'Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded' in April. 

Catch the full Nicki Minaj feature in Vogue US.

View a picture of Nicki Minaj in American Vogue below:

Nicki Minaj US Vogue

View the cover of US Vogue's March issue featuring cover star Adele below:

Adele Vogue US cover