Nicki Minaj on the cover of 'Marie Claire' (Photo courtesy of 'Marie Claire')

Nicki Minaj poses for the August cover of Marie Claire and in doing so, she became the first rapper to grace the magazine’s front page.

The glossy mag features the YMCMB rapper in a cover spread where Minaj discusses her thoughts on music, men and motherhood.

On the cover, Minaj sports a short blonde bob and an embellished plaid top. Yet inside the mag’s editorial spread, she dons a black, white and grey form-fitting dress, among many other curve-hugging ensembles.

The music star provided an in-depth interview and dishes about her former feuds and the possibility of crossing over to acting.

“One day, when I start getting a couple gray hairs, maybe it will all be only acting,” she said.  I just never know. . . I’ve kind of become the poster child for doing the things that no one expects.”

The August issue of Marie Claire is on stands now.

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