Nicki Minaj covered Marie Claire magazine and during an interview she spilled all the details about who her career idol is. Nicki told Marie Claire that she has been looking up to Jay Z and his career path for a long time and aspires to have a career similar to his.
The rap princess explains, “He did such a great job being an authentic street guy and a businessman, and I was like, ‘Why aren’t there women doing that, taking the success from rap and channeling it into their empire?’ I felt like anything he could do, I could do”.
Nicki Minaj spoke about her admiration for Mrs. Carter during the interview as well. Nicki expressed how much she enjoys working with Beyonce and how she feels like Beyonce exudes feminism.
She explains, “Every time Bey and I do something together, I see how women are inspired, and it has nothing to do with how we look. It has to do with how we are owning who we are and telling other women you should be the boss of your own career and the brains behind your life or your decisions or your art. I just love that feeling”.
Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, and Jay Z are all working together for the upcoming Tidal charity concert, TIDAL X: 1015. The trio have worked together numerous times in the past as well so it is clear that the admiration is mutual.
Check out the video from the cover shoot below.
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